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Tax Manager

Private Equity, Full-Time

Los Angeles, CA

$130,000 - $155,000 TOTAL COMP


The Role:

A leading global investment manager with strategies in credit, private equity and real assets. LA based and launching several new funds in 2020.

Job  Description:

The Tax Manager will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing projects and work streams designed to transform the funds tax reporting function, with an emphasis on providing real-time tax data and analytics to streamline reporting and inform decision making. The candidate will work closely with personnel in accounting, tax and IT along with outside tax/accounting service providers to ensure that accounting, legal entity, and investor information is tax-sensitized and validated to ensure accurate tax reporting across various large global and domestic private equity, mezzanine financing, distressed debt, real estate and marketable securities partnerships.

  • Leading in project management, management of tax issues, and strategic planning;
  • Reviewing and calculating the book/tax differences and reviewing partner allocations;
  • Reviewing calculations of market discount, OID and interest accruals;
  • Analyzing reorganizations of underlying debt and equity investments to determine the proper tax treatment;
  • Preparing tax packages for funds and lower-tier LLCs, including reconciling of income items and capital accounts;
  • Providing tax estimates to Clients and General Partners;
  • Addressing large number of Client’s requests and inquiries;
  • Analyzing withholding issues that impact partners and the partnerships’ global investments;
  • Reviewing state withholding taxes;
  • Drafting correspondence with state and federal tax authorities;
  • Managing audit responses and documentation for all aspects of audits; and
  • Assisting in the analysis of cross-border acquisitions and dispositions to determine proper tax treatment for US purposes.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant tax experience.
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting, with knowledge of financial investment issues being a plus.
  • The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • A Bachelor’s degree relevant to position, a Master’s degree a plus.
  • Must have outstanding initiative and be a self-starter
  • Demonstrate non-linear thinking and have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing tasks
  • Collaborative, team-oriented individual with strong sense of integrity and professionalism
  • Familiarity with and understanding of a busy tax season

 

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