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Tax Associate, Fund and Management Company

Company: Point72, L.P
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

A Career with Point72's Tax Team
Point72's Tax team oversees tax compliance for 30+ funds, 75+ private equity and management companies, high net worth individuals, and tax-exempt organizations. We conduct tax research and manage all tax-related projects with external counsel, public accounting firms, and within Point72. The Tax team coordinates with Big Four accounting firms to prepare and review partnership, corporate, individual, international, and state returns.
We are constantly improving our processes with the help of the firm's dedicated Tax Technology team. Learning opportunities are virtually unlimited as we manage a complex tax structure across multiple businesses.
What you'll do
The Point72 Tax team is seeking a highly motivated professional with a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and impeccable attention to detail to assist with all aspects of hedge fund and management company partnership tax compliance. Specifically, you will:

  • Prepare and review various book to tax adjustment workpapers
  • Help manage the tax compliance process for our hedge fund business, including trading partnerships and management companies
  • Use Microsoft Excel daily with a focus on data management
  • Partner with the Tax Technology team on automation and process improvement
  • Collaborate with our Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations, Legal, and Operations teams on various business initiatives
  • Work with colleagues based in our Warsaw and London offices
  • Research tax issues related to the hedge fund business

    What's required

    • 4 years of work experience in U.S. taxation, with a focus on partnerships
    • Experience with complex hedge funds; management company experience
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with a strong understanding of Pivot Tables, XLOOKUP, SUMIFS, and logical operators
    • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
    • Analytical mindset with a focus on process improvement
    • Strong desire to work collaboratively across departments
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
    • CPA or MS in taxation
    • Commitment to the highest ethical standards

      We take care of our people
      We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide:

      • Fully-paid health care benefits
      • Generous parental and family leave policies
      • Volunteer opportunities
      • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color and the LGBT+ community
      • Mental and physical wellness programs
      • Tuition assistance
      • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

        About Point72
        Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry's premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry's brightest talent. We're inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking.

Keywords: Point72, L.P, Stamford , Tax Associate, Fund and Management Company, Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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