This role is based in New York with the primary objective of providing operational support to IMT and addressing any operations-related matters (tax, compliance, regulatory reporting, etc.) with a heavy Cayman entity focus within the real estate and private equity space.
To ensure the firm's investment operational infrastructure operates efficiently and effectively at scale, liaising externally with industry partners, banks, IRS, custody auditors, registration agents and legal counsel as well as internally with the firm’s Investment Management Team (IMT), Investor Partners Group (IPG) and Legal and Compliance teams.
Coordinate with US Tax Compliance service providers to ensure timely tax filings, extension requests, review tax calculations with fund related financials and Industry Partners and arrange for timely payments. Responsible for sending out K-1 estimates and final K-1s by appropriate internal deadlines and respond to questions received from US investors.
Lead ad-hoc tax projects with US Tax Compliance Service Providers and/or Counsel (i.e. Cost Segs, Transfer Pricing Engagements, Responding to tax notices, Tax Analysis for Acquisitions/Sales)
Coordinate with leadership team and assist IMT in reviewing and setting up fund structure, tracking fund launch deliverables including executed deal documents.
Liaising with industry partners, where fund structures are co-managed, for receiving and reviewing tax and E&P estimates for each fund in coordination with leadership team
Assist IMT with any tax-related structuring during fund launches and exits by liaising with Onshore and Offshore counsel
Ensure timely completion of the annual surprise custody audit by independent auditors
Setting up and ongoing maintenance of fund entities in Delaware and Cayman Islands including formation, initial legal documentation, tax registration, maintaining active status and winding down when liquidated
Liaise with the third-party administrator to review movements in cash balances and investment holdings to enable production of quarterly SEC custody reports
Assist Compliance in completing the annual SEC filings (ADV, PF & Form D) and any other compliance requirements
Assist Compliance with quarterly fund expense review/testing
Assist Legal in monitoring the deal related legal costs on behalf of the Firm
Track side letter documentation and terms
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent attention to detail in both content and presentation of work
Self-motivated and able to take the initiative on matters requiring attention
Team oriented, well-organized, and able to work under pressure meeting tight deadlines
Knowledge of tax matters including entity registration, filings, documentation, computation, etc.
Always operates with the highest levels of integrity and ability to function with discretion and confidentiality
Drives and demonstrates the firm's Values – Integrity, Excellence, Ownership and Collaboration
CPA or equivalent
At least 4-5 years’ experience in US tax matters
Private Equity/Real Estate investment exposure is an advantage preferably with a Big 4 Audit firm or a SEC-compliant private equity firm
3 days/week in office
Reports to CFO and CAO
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