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Tax Manager / Senior Tax Manager

Industry: Financial Services

Location: London, UK

Compensation: Open to Market + Partial Relocation + Excellent Benefits

Contact: Lee Ryan

Financial Services Tax practice providing tax advisory, transactions and compliance services including some of the world’s largest multinational institutions, corporations and funds.

This is a growing company of 50+ individuals focused on providing exceptional client service to the asset management industry including hedge funds, alternative credit funds, private equity funds and real estate funds and their management companies.

The team is highly dynamic and is looking for motivated, energetic and collaborative individuals to join the US team in London. The team is looking for a manager and/or a senior manager, specifically with alternative credit fund experience, to help grow the team this year.

Responsibilities include:

• Oversee alternative credit fund US tax compliance engagements for clients with appropriate consideration of risk, operational, and tax technical issues.
• Research US tax legislation and explain the impact to clients.
• Coach junior staff members and share your knowledge and experience with the entire team.
• Coordinate multiple engagement teams’ schedules and deadlines.

Requirements include:

• Current CPA, EA or equivalent qualification or Degree / Master’s degree in accounting or taxation (or equivalent).
• Experience advising clients on the US tax implications of various investment strategies, fund structures and relevant US tax elections (e.g., check-the-box, amortization of bond premium).
• Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative US tax analyses relevant to alternative credit funds, including but not limited to market discount schedules, original issue discount (OID) schedules, bond premium calculations, straddles, debt/equity analysis, etc.
• Practical understanding of partnership allocations, including both private equity and hedge fund type structures.
• Extensive experience in reviewing partnership tax returns (Form 1065) and Schedules K-1.
• Experience in reviewing PFIC reporting, including computation of ordinary earnings and net capital gain and shareholder income allocations.
• In-depth knowledge of Go Systems tax preparation software or similar system.

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