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Hedge Fund Tax Accountant

Kaufman Rossin Brooklyn, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $60,000 to $100,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Job Description

Kaufman Rossin’s hedge fund tax professionals specialize in tax issues that affect hedge funds and private equity firms, providing tax consulting and compliance to hundreds of funds with U.S. and foreign reporting requirements. Our tax services help hedge funds plan strategically to minimize their investors’ tax burdens, comply with regulations and meet their financial goals.

We even work with clients and their attorneys in the initial start-up phase to determine the optimal fund structure to achieve goals and minimize taxes.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing yearly tax filings for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Real Estate Funds, and Funds' general partners and investment managers
  • Performing security analysis and calculating various Fund tax adjustments
  • Preparing complex partner tax allocations
  • Communicating with federal and state tax authorities, as needed
  • Researching tax treatment of complex financial instruments and corporate actions of Funds
  • Assisting in the tax planning for Funds, including structuring new Funds and optimizing existing Fund's tax strategies

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar discipline
  • CPA, MS in tax, a plus
  • Basic knowledge of partnership tax accounting rules (with a focus on hedge funds, a plus)
  • Experience in the financial service industry, a plus
  • Strong team player and a commitment to high quality, detailed work
  • Self-starter with ability to deal with multiple priorities
  • Passion for client service
  • Strong communication skills

Kaufman Rossin

Why Work Here?

Do you want to work for a Best Place to Work? Our employees describe working at Kaufman Rossin as rewarding, challenging, & dynamic.

We have an open door policy with easy access to answers and support, an open mind for innovative ideas, and open ears that welcome feedback. People here feel recognized, rewarded and valued. We work hard. And we play hard. That’s not something you hear often about accounting firms. But at Kaufman Rossin, we keep things balanced. We might have a wine party on Friday, and next week might be a softball game or a 5K race to benefit a local charity. We encourage our employees to follow their passions and get involved in the community – and have fun doing it. Back at the office, you can enjoy a healthy workout at our gym or take a break with a relaxing massage. We don’t just say we treat our employees well – we do it. And we’ve got the awards to prove it! The Kaufman Rossin Group has won repeat honors as the Best Firm to Work For among large firms nationwide and has been named a Best Place to Work in South Florida eight times by the South Florida Business Journal. We’re also a Top 100 Firm and we have been recognized as the fastest growing accounting firm in the U.S. Join our winning team!

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