Job Order #1577

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Posted Date: 5/13/2013
Job Category: Accounting and Finance
Position Title: Tax Associate
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Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Desired Skills:

Position Title: Associate - Tax - Feeder Funds & Managed Futures
City Position is Located: Chicago, Illinois

The Tax Department is seeking an experienced U.S. partnership tax professional to work in the Chicago office. This position will be part of the team having responsibility for supervision and review of tax related services to various investment products within the Investment Product Tax team. This position will primarily work with investment vehicles in the business unit comprise of Managed Futures and Feeder Funds. The group works on both domestic and foreign partnerships.

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include oversight of U.S. tax compliance and reporting process, and coordination with others (including in-house counsel, outside counsel, business unit, operations, investor relations, and public accounting firms) with respect to U.S. tax planning.


: Review of federal and state and local compliance from outside service provider including coordination and monitoring to ensure accurate and timely filings
: Work with Operations, Controllers, and Business Units on gathering information.
: Assist as requested in the independent accountant's financial statement audit and recurring tax provision processes
: Prepare responses to notices issued by taxing authorities and assist if with any federal and state and local tax return audits and
: Identify opportunities for process improvements including technology advancements and coordinate with the Tax technology team to develop those enhancements
: Develop and maintain relationships with various other departments
: Assist in the analysis of new fund structures

Skills Required:

: Motivated, team oriented self starter who desires a broad range of tax issues and has the ability to work effectively and efficiently in an environment with all levels of personnel, adept at working in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
: Excellent oral and written communications, analytical and organizational skills are required
: Requires a minimum of four years of tax experience, with public accounting experience a plus.
: Partnership experience required
: Certification as a CPA preferred
: Requires bachelor's degree, Master in Tax a plus but not required.
: Strong PC skills required

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