AVP- Tax Accounting, Alternative Investments

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 14294
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: AVP- Tax Accounting, Alternative Investments
Job Location: Boston, MA
Base Compensation: $100,000 — $120,000
Total Compensation: $110,000 — $140,000
Contract Rate: Excellent Benefits package
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Tax
Industries: Financial Services

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Our client, a growing Alternative Investments firm seeks an AVP-Tax Accounting to take complete ownership of the tax reporting process including leading a group of professionals ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timely delivery of all tax products.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Independently identify, consult, resolve and document complex tax issues proactively with clients and accounting firms; document and escalate all tax issues as required, develop and maintain high profile client relationships; serve as a tax technical contact for the department and operations group; and will research and provide resolutions for tax and operational matters impacting tax. Responsibilities include: - Oversee the review of funds and provide consultation as needed. - Oversee and manage the entire tax reporting process including the timely and accurate delivery of all client deliverables. - Perform the appropriate level of review to ensure all tax deliverables are accurate. - Ensure the update and maintenance of departmental standards, operating manuals, internal and external reports. - Identify, research and resolve tax issues and address complex client requests. - Oversee coordination of tax estimates and year-end tax reporting. - Attend and oversee regular meetings with operations group to identify key issues, increase knowledge of fund operations, and increase efficiencies of the information flow process. - Ensure appropriate documentation is maintained for all relevant tax matters by fund. - Ensure timely, effective issue resolution including the identification and mitigation of risk. - Oversee all day-to-day activities and review necessary calculations. - Maintain a controlled operating environment and mitigate operational and financial risks. - Ensure operation functions within established budgets. - Liaise frequently with Tax Managers and staff to ensure all fund issues are being addressed. - Train, develop, and evaluate all staff. - Oversee, comment on and participate in staff performance reviews. - Plan personnel/staffing requirements for group (in conjunction with senior management) in order to meet all its current and future commitments and assist in the recruitment process. - Oversee set up of new clients in the tax process. - Recommend, prioritize, and oversee the implementation of tax systems, workpaper and workflow enhancements. - Remain informed of applicable tax changes and of industry developments.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Undergraduate degree in Accounting or related discipline - CPA and/or Masters level Tax degree a plus - Minimum of 6+ years' tax experience, most of which must include significant experience with partnerships and alternative investment products. - Experience dealing with and resolving complicated Sub K issues - Experience managing several people and projects. - Strong working knowledge of excel is required. -Knowledge of fund accounting or investment accounting packages. - Familiar with IBM-compatible computers and basic business applications. - Ability to identify areas for systems and applications improvement and work with IT and operations in order to effect change. - Act as liaison or business sponsor on systems projects.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 7-8+
  
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