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Real Estate Tax Director (Executive Director)

  • Compensation: 150,000 - 250,000 yearly Plus Bonus
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #18832

Real Estate Tax Director

Reports to: CFO

Seeking a Tax Director with 8-12 years of experience in real estate taxation to assist with all tax aspects of direct and indirect real estate investments and related investment vehicles.

  • The Tax Director will lead a tax team and work closely with an experienced group of professionals while overseeing all aspects of real estate taxation and reporting.
  • Supervising tax matters on the establishment of funds, feeder entities, holding companies, etc.
  • Work with the acquisitions team and advising on most advantageous company structures to maximize tax efficiencies
  • Tax modeling for new/existing funds, acquisition/dispositions, internal financings and profit repatriation.
  • Liaise with both external advisors and corporate tax on the implementation and oversight various tax matters.
  • Generic taxation of different investor types in target investor countries, and periodic updating of such data; liaison with fund marketing team as to implications of such data.
  • Ensure timely filing of tax returns for all vehicles and K-1 reporting to investors.
  • Additional responsibilities include coordinating with external tax advisors for the preparation of quarterly investor income tax forecasts, estimated income tax payments, tax withholding on dividends / distributions, etc.
  • Research, analyze, document and support tax positions for audit requirements
  • Manage any foreign tax reporting issues or reporting to Non-US investors
  • Oversee external tax advisor fees and managing related tax budgets.
  • Manage and review the quarterly tax provision prepared by the external advisors.



  • 8-12 years of experience in real estate taxation
  • Bachelor’s degree with major in accounting. MS in taxation or JD preferred.
  • Background with a large public accounting firm or equivalent experience within private.
  • Detailed technical tax knowledge of corporate tax, especially real estate and real estate funds, REITs and associated areas,
  • Proficiency in partnership tax, REITs, UBTI, acquisition & disposition structuring. Familiarity with taxes on international client base, and with investors’ tax positions in other countries.
  • Experience reviewing partnership / JV agreements requirements.
  • Expertise in Commingled Funds, Real Estate limited partnerships, Joint Ventures, Separate Accounts, Real Estate Opportunity Funds, and Real Estate Operating Company Investments.
  • Experience with taxable investors investing in US real estate (including HNW investors).
  • Current knowledge on industry tax trends and issues. Coordinate with external tax advisors to assess new tax legislation and provide guidance.
  • Experience with carried interest plans and related tax structuring


  • Identifies, analyzes, acquires and manages commercial and residential real estate investments through a variety of ownership structures including public and private vehicles. As investment manager on behalf of its clients; develops, redevelops and operates these properties. The investment vehicles range from open-ended to closed-ended commingled funds and separate accounts. Also assesses capital markets and controls investment risk in determining the optimal financing, diversification and disposition strategies for the managed real estate.
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