Our client is seeking an individual to join the Fund Treasury Tax Team. The applicant should be a self-starter and proactive individual with strong technical tax skills. This role would also require applicant to have the ability to enhance current processes and identify efficiencies where applicable. The Funds Tax Manager will work directly with the Tax Director and Funds’ Treasurer in creating and managing all tax related information for all of our products. This individual will not be responsible for managing a team, but managing the various service providers engaged by the Funds and working with various stakeholders from the business.
The responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to some or all of the following:
*Assist with review of monthly, quarterly and annual distributions.
*Complete and review of the ASC 740 analysis and impact on the funds.
*Review of fiscal year-end and excise tax provision work-papers
* Review of financial statements, prospectus and SAI to ensure all tax sections are properly represented.
*Review of tax return preparation and filings, including extensions.
*Oversight of year-end ICI reporting, including the review and coordination of supplement tax reporting.
*Ensure timely filing and payment of all federal/state/local/NRA tax liabilities.
*Respond to federal/state/local/NRA tax notices and inquires.
*Stay current with applicable federal, state, local, and NRA reporting requirements.
*Research and interpret federal/state/local/NRA tax withholding and reporting regulations.
*Assist with analysis and suggest improvements in technology, processes and procedures.
*Assist in the review and supervision of the tax preparation outsourced service provider.
*Assist in tax planning and conversations with senior management and sub-advisors.
*Oversee the relationship with the various foreign tax agents, including high level review of quarterly and annual filings.
* Work with the various teams to ensure all filings are complete for tax reclaim processing,
withholding at source and establish department procedures.
*Assist with the content posted to the Tax page of the funds’ website.
*Responsible for customer satisfaction, managing and meeting internal and external client expectations and supporting the goal of 100% client satisfaction.
*BA/BS degree preferably in Accounting, Finance or business related field
*Minimum 5 years’ experience working in public accounting or a private firm reviewing tax work related to regulated investment companies
*Microsoft Excel and Word proficiency required
*1099-Composite and 1099-R reporting experience preferred
*Federal/State/local/NRA withholding and reporting experience strongly preferred
*Adaptable/flexible; open to change
*Problem solving skills, including the ability research the applicable rules and guidance
*Organizational and analytical skills
*Interpersonal and communications skills
*Must be willing to work effectively independently, as well as in a team, in an open floor environment
*Support team leader/manager on team projects