Mutual Fund Tax Manager

Mutual Fund Tax Manager

LOCATION: Midtown, Manhattan  

THE ORGANIZATION: Top Asset Management Company

BENEFITS: Base salary up to $135K with competitive bonus structure, Daily Seamless stiped for lunch, competitive paid time off, 401K with above market match, Medical Dental & Vision Coverage, Life and AD&D Insurance, Retirement Plans, Flexible Spending Account, Transit Program and more! 

SUMMARY: The Mutual Fund Tax Manager reviews all tax-related data generated by the Funds’ administrator, supports with Fund marketing materials, and manages reconciliation of mutual fund accounting records to the firm’s financial accounting system.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather and analyze accurate tax data documents,  including state tax filings and excise and fiscal provisions
  • Reallocation pertaining to 1099-MISC
  • Handle quarterly compliance schedules, including Asset Diversification Testing and Gross Income Tests
  • Support portfolio managers by determining distributions to be paid by the funds
  • Review and maintain Tax Center section of the company’s site and assist with reviewal of various marketing materials 
  • Keep up with the latest developments and changes in tax legislation.
  • Oversee reconciliation and maintenance of records of third party administrator, State Street Bank, to internal accounting records 
  • Reconcile cash positions for each Fund in addition to reporting cash availability to Portfolio Managers
  • File Indian tax returns for appropriate funds
  • Monitor wash sales 
  • Create and maintain lists of PFICs held by funds
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements to higher level management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is required
  • 5+ years mutual fund tax accounting experience
  • Understanding of fund accounting regulations and practices, especially in relation to mutual fund taxation and distribution
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple deliverables with competing timelines
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Current knowledge of industry best practices, trends and techniques