• Tax Director / Managing Director - Funds/Alternative Investments/Private Equity

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 3:09 PM)
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  • Responsibilities

    • Provide tax compliance and advisory services to entities in the asset management/fund space, including hedge funds, private equity funds and MLP funds
    • Help develop, build and manage client relationships
    • Assist in managing, developing and coaching professional tax staff
    • Review returns prepared by tax associates and seniors
    • Effectively delegate responsibilities to others, monitoring efforts of engagement teams
    • Exhibit effective communication and listening skills
    • Successfully research complex tax issues, apply findings to projects and clearly communicate those findings in writing
    • Have frequent contact with client personnel at top levels and able to consistently sell additional services to them
    • Have a disciplined approach that is reasonably successful in attracting new clients and developing referral sources
    • Considered a team player


     Required Skills

    • At least 5 years providing tax services to private equity funds, hedge funds and other asset management related entities
    • Excellent client relationship skills and time management skills
    • Solid technical tax and accounting knowledge
    • High-level analytical and reasoning skills
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and against client deadlines
    • Proficient in MS Office suite- Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture  


    Required Experience 

    • Bachelor's or graduate degree in accounting, finance, or related field
    • Minimum of 10 years of tax experience in public accounting required 
    • CPA certification is required
    • Experience managing multiple client engagements


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    Take your career to the next level at BKD.


    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,600 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.



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