Robert Half Finance & Accounting Tax Director/Manager - Corporate in Lake Forest, Illinois

Our client, a high-energy, fast-paced private equity real estate investment firm who prides themselves on their dynamic and supportive culture is looking for a Tax Director to join their team!! To apply to this Tax Director position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Tax Director". Key Responsibilities: ---As a direct report of the firm's Chief Financial Officer, serve as primary point of contact to liaise with external tax service providers ---Perform the lead internal role in researching and collaborating with external advisors to recommend appropriate tax structures for potential ventures, business transactions and operational activities in an environment where niche real estate assets are aggregated and combined to form fully-integrated operating companies ---Coordinate with Fund Controllers to monitor and review for proper recording of accounting entries on tax entity ledgers; serve as internal subject matter expert to coach the Fund Controller group on the tax implications of contractual arrangements and complex transaction activity, where applicable ---Oversee preparation and perform primary reviews of workpaper packages in support of tax return preparation processes ---Manage external service providers' preparation of various partnership, fund-level and entity-level tax schedules and returns ---Provide support for other projects as assigned, such as assistance with acquisition due diligence, property valuation processes, annual budget preparations and investor reporting Experience and Qualifications: ---Bachelor's degree in Accounting (or related); Master's in Accounting (or related) preferred ---Minimum ten years of related experience and training; significant experience working with REIT structures and related tax issues is required ---Public accounting background and CPA certification also required ---Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products and knowledge of accounting software packages; experience with Yardi and/or Tagetik a plus

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Req ID: 01300-0008888303

Functional Role: Tax Staff - Corporate

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Lake Forest

Postal Code: 60045

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Yardi