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Tax Director (CPA): Real Estate Private Equity Firm

Company: Fenway Search & Consulting Group
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, a highly regarded 25-person real estate private equity firm in Boston is searching for a Tax Director. This firm has a history and track record of putting employees first The leadership team and founders have created a corporate culture that focuses on collaboration, teamwork, mutual respect, transparency and flexibility. If you are a CPA with 6-10 years of Big Four public accounting experience focused on real estate or real estate private equity, consider learning more about this unique role and exceptional firm. Besides the professional advantages and learning opportunities of transitioning from public to private, you will also have a better quality of life, greatly increased compensation, flexibility when needed and the opportunity to play a key role and have a vested interest (points/carry offered) in the continued success of a leading boutique real estate private equity firm As Tax Director, reporting to the CFO, you will oversee tax for the firm and gain exposure to all areas of the business, including working with investors and the research and investment team. You will oversee tax planning of both asset level and fund level entities by interpreting tax regulations, completing tax returns and ensuring compliance. The company offers a top compensation and benefits package. Compensation range of $150,000-$200,000 (flexible), bonus of 20%-30% or higher, points/carry in funds and 100% of all health/medical benefits paid for by the firm. This includes individual and family plans. As mentioned above, the company offers an exceptional quality of life and flexibility. Essential Functions: Perform technical tax reviews and handle quality control of U.S. real estate partnership funds, general partner management company partnerships, REITs and blocker corporations Responsible for all tax strategy and planning functions Begin and complete tax research projects, including the ability to present findings and positions in a clear, concise, understandable written form Act as a resource for tax preparers/specialists/tax legal counsel and audit staff on specific tax issues and/or questions Assume full responsibility of the tax process including managing external consultants (Both U.S. and non-U.S.). This includes being responsible for personnel scheduling, compliance with due dates, tracking billings and monitoring time budgets Assume tax preparation responsibility for certain areas for more complex returns (e.g., allocations) Manage time effectively. This includes the ability to manage multiple projects at one time and meet deadlines Maintain knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate Work closely with the CFO on special projects, as needed Assist with due diligence process to ensure REIT tax compliance and research other tax issues as they arise To learn more about the position and firm, contact Jim Langan, Managing Director, Fenway Search Group at or call direct at 781-223-8599.

Keywords: Fenway Search & Consulting Group, Boston , Tax Director (CPA): Real Estate Private Equity Firm, Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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