Tax Specialist

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-4728

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Tax Manager - New York/SoHo

Two Sigma is a financial technology company in SoHo that explores the fascinating intersection of big data, artificial intelligence and finance. We currently manage approximately $50+bn AUM and employ 1250+ professionals spanning New York, London, Houston and Hong Kong. We apply the scientific method to investment management and are not your typical investment manager. We follow principles of technology and innovation with equal regard to principles of investment management. Fields like machine learning and distributed computing guide us. Since 2001, we have searched for ways that these kinds of technologies can make us better at what we do.

We are seeking a tax professional with alternative fund tax experience who will be responsible for a variety of tax tasks related to our hedge funds and private equity / venture capital funds.

Responsibilities include the following: 

  1. Review of tax compliance, as well as liaison with tax providers.
  2. Participate in tax planning and tax structuring.
  3. Support of front office transactions and new products.
  4. Analyze transactions and financial products to determine their tax efficiency.
  5. Monitoring of transactions and trading.
  6. Assist in FATCA / CRS / FBAR compliance.
  7. Manage internal estimates workflow.
  8. Manage tax department projects.
  9. Work with IR on investor tax inquiries.
  10. Participate in FIN 48 analysis.
  11. Manage responses to tax notices from various federal and state tax agencies.

Requirements include:

  • Strong technical knowledge of tax rules applicable to alternative asset management funds and financial products are a prerequisite.
  • 4-6 years of experience in tax in a major accounting firm, investment manager, or possibly a law firm.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build cross-functional collaboration within the firm and with outside providers / advisors. 
  • Attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  LL.M or Master in Tax a plus. 

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