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Tax Manager

Real Estate, Full-Time

New York, NY

$115,000 - $125,000 BASE, PLUS BONUS

The Role:

Our client has over $200 billion of real estate AUM which represents 450MSF of commercial space and 19,000 operating employees. It is one of the world’s largest investors in real estate and operates across asset classes and property types. Reporting directly to the Director of Taxation, the Manager, US Tax will handle review of the US income tax compliance function for the private real estate equity and debt funds (“the Funds”) that have over $25 billion of committed capital. This role offers an excellent opportunity for career development and growth as a tax professional in a highly dynamic and challenging work environment.

Job  Description:

  • Ensure timely filing of US income tax returns (corporate and partnership) for the private funds; including interaction with external advisors to co-ordinate collection of information and review the work/tax return prepared by the external advisor/tax return preparer
  • Manage K-1 tax reporting process for the Funds
  • Manage investor tax questions and responses
  • Work with external advisors in gathering information quarterly and annually for REIT testing, including review of the external advisors’ work
  • Manage US tax withholding on cash distributions
  • Ensure appropriate transfer pricing documentation is in place
  • Manage US tax provision process for the Funds
  • Oversee any federal and state tax audits of US entities, including handling of notices received from taxing authorities
  • Oversee tax form validation for new investors
  • Oversee tax functions and operations of certain portfolio company operations

Required Skills:

  • Qualified CPA with 5-7 years of real estate tax experience
  • Experience at a Big 4 or mid-tier public accounting firm
  • Experience in private/industry is highly preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of US real estate, REIT, and partnership tax rules
  • Experience managing large tax compliance processes and assignments
  • Basic understanding of cross-border tax issues and US treaty analysis
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a very fast-paced and team-oriented environment, and
  • Excellent project management skills and applies a pragmatic and efficient approach to handling complex assignments



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