Tax Accountant

San Francisco, California • $175,000-$190,000

About the Company:

Our client is a $40 billion asset manager with investments strategies that include credit investments, long/short equity, merger and risk arbitrage, real estate investments, and direct investments. The Tax Accountant will be responsible for all facets of the tax accounting function.



  • Preparation and review of hedge fund, private equity fund, real estate fund and SPV tax work papers and tax returns, respectively
  • Preparation and review of estimated tax calculations
  • Preparation and review of investor tax documents and reports
  • Relationship management with outside accounting, tax, and law firms
  • Research and analysis relating to investor tax questions and providing appropriate responses
  • Coordination with other departments as well as outside audit firm with respect to audited financial statements, including ASC 740 analysis
  • Research and analysis relating to tax law changes that impact the asset management industry



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • CPA preferred
  • 3-4 years of tax accounting experience in the hedge fund/private equity industry
  • Experience with and significant knowledge of hedge fund specific tax issues
  • Experience with the preparation and review of tax work papers as well as federal and state tax returns


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