Garden City, United States

Senior Tax Accountant

Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Level
Mid-Senior Level
Department
Finance & Accounting
Address
825 East Gate Boulevard
Garden City
11530
United States

Job description

Our firm has excellent opportunities for qualified Senior Tax Accountant candidates who are motivated to work in the exciting world of private equity and hedge funds. Professional staff members will gain valuable experience in tax advisory, and accounting engagements. Motivated candidates will develop their research and analytical skills working on complex cross border private equity and hedge funds and the partnership and corporate entities they invest into.

The attributes and skills we typically look for in a Senior Tax Accountant are:

  • Technical Knowledge/Firm Systems
  • Knowledge of partnership and/or corporate tax
  • Experience in tax and accounting software
  • Inquisitive personality and motivation to learn and develop their technical knowledge
  • Performs a detailed review of the team’s work to ensure quality, thoroughness and completion of assignment tasks within agreed time frames
  • Effectively drafts client deliverables

Productivity/Communication

  • Manages own and others work to meet performance expectations
  • Successfully delegate work to staff and ensure the work is free of errors prior to completion
  • Proactive in escalation of issues with Managers prior to completion of final deliverables
  • Identifies opportunities to improve assignment efficiency and accuracy
  • Identifies risk management issues
  • Inquire as needed throughout the process in order to i) understand why they undertaking a task and ii) understand any technical knowledge or other requirements that are implicitly or explicitly associated with the task/deliverable
  • Asks questions through the project in order to prepare workpapers/deliverables which foot and cross-foot, reference any related source data, reconcile to any supporting schedules, and which are accurate and contain little or no errors
  • Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assignment tasks
  • Identifies client’s needs/opportunities in order to sell/cross-sell products or services

People Development & Teamwork

  • Shares and transfers knowledge within the team
  • Actively pursues self-development opportunities
  • Advises and coaches team members, provides consistent recognition and encouragement to team members, and sets an example by demonstrating high energy levels and enthusiasm
  • Successfully directs and maintains a motivated and empowered work team

 

Business Development

  • Actively supports new initiatives
  • Has a good working knowledge of firm wide systems and processes and with direction is able to identify the appropriate resources to apply them
  • Identifies and communicates potential sales opportunities and contributes to the discussion and generation of new ideas on sales opportunities
  • Builds external relationships and a network of peers
  • Seeks opportunities to participate in the proposal development process

Qualifications

  • Five (5) plus years of experience (public preferred; exposure to P/E or R/E desired)
  • BS or MS in Accounting/Taxation (150 credit‐hours minimum) and CPA (or candidate)
  • Actively licensed CPA (or pursuing CPA license) preferred
  • Must possess strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and strong organizational skills

Additional information

About JGM Fund Services

Today’s investors demand operational excellence – transparency, timeliness, and trustworthiness, not only in accounting and financial reporting but also in tax structuring, tax compliance, valuation, and other strategic areas. Our team of CPA’s deliver highly responsive and fully integrated services for multi-national investors in real estate and other alternative asset classes, enabling our clients to leverage our highly experienced team and proven technologies. As a full-service boutique firm, we allow our client’s to scale their businesses while minimizing resource constraints. We eliminate the need to coordinate with multiple service providers.

Company description

JGM Fund Services is a professional services firm which exclusively services the private equity and hedge fund industry. We provide fund administration, accounting, tax, and advisory services to private equity/hedge fund managers and their institutional investors. Our professional training and development program is a cornerstone to our success: we provide extensive hands on training and over 40 hours of class room training each year.

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