Tax Director | Asset Management

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Fort Worth
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/12/2020 9:11 AM)
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As a BKD Tax Director you will have the opportunity to lead and develop a team in tax, while providing Unmatched Client Service® to our clients. If you have experience with managing tax advisory services, tax compliance and tax provision to a diversified client base, this is the position for you!


What You Will Do: 

  • Provide tax compliance and advisory services to clients in the investment management industry including, but not limited to: hedge funds, private equity funds and energy funds
  • Help develop, build and manage client relationships
  • Assist in managing, developing and coaching professional tax personnel
  • Review returns prepared by tax staff
  • Effectively delegate responsibilities, monitoring efforts of engagement teams
  • Research complex tax issues, apply findings to projects and clearly communicate those findings in writing to client
  • Maintain frequent communication with client management/personnel and consistently sell additional services provided by the firm
  • Have a disciplined approach that is reasonably successful in attracting new clients and developing referral sources


A successful Trusted Advisor has: 

  • Extensive 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  
  • Experience managing multiple client engagements
  • Excellent client relationship and time management skills
  • Excellent supervisory skills

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college/university
  • 10 years of relevant tax experience providing tax compliance and advisory services in public accounting or with a professional services or consulting firm
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing tax compliance and advisory services within the investment management industry (i.e. hedge funds, private equity funds, energy funds, real estate funds, fund of funds)


Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.


BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.

As a part of our People First culture, we invest in the well-being of our Trusted Advisors so they can provide Unmatched Client Service®. Click here to learn how we invest in our people: bkd.com/careers/our-investment-in-our-people.


Make your next play at BKD.


About BKD
BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,900 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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