Tax Seniors focus on tax compliance and some compliance review of hedge fund, private equity, venture and real estate funds, and serve as members of various client service teams. They must possess strong technical knowledge of tax planning, consulting, and compliance related to such hedge fund pass-through entities. In addition to the preparation and review of tax returns, tax seniors assist managers in identifying client issues and communicating with clients and management. Tax seniors must possess and maintain strong written and oral presentation skills, conduct research on various client issues, and supervise tax associates.
3-5 years of fund accounting or partnership taxation experience
Knowledge of foreign reporting requirements a plus
Experience with BNA, CCH, Checkpoint or other tax research tools a plus
Experience with fund accounting/tax software (Advent Geneva, NTAS CCH, FastTax) a plus
Strong computer skills with strengths in Microsoft Excel & other Microsoft Office products
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree and/or an advanced degree in Accounting, Taxation, JD or L.L.M.
A minimum GPA of 3.0; strong multitasking and organizational skills
Strong analytical skills with an ability to review others with a strong attention to detail
Initiative to seek out opportunities in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact with and gain the respect of all levels of internal and client personnel
CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification a plus