Finance - Tax Reporting and Compliance - AVP at Blackstone


New York
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Job Title:

Finance – Tax Reporting and Compliance - AVP

Job Description:

The individual will help implement best practices for reporting and compliance as well as:
  • Prepare quarterly and annual ASC 740 income tax provision calculations in connection with SEC reporting requirements
  • Assist in the preparation of tax footnotes and disclosures in the financial statements
  • Assist in the preparation of cash taxes forecast
  • Prepare earnings and profits calculations for corporate entities
  • Review federal and state/local income tax returns, quarterly tax estimates, and extensions
  • Review return to provision calculations of federal and state/local income taxes
  • Compile tax data for federal and multi state tax return preparation
  • Assist in tax planning analysis and involvement in various special projects
  • Assist in various process enhancements to streamline and automate flow of data
  • Research tax issues
  • Assist with responding to tax authority requests
  • Interface and collaborate with other departments

Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-motivated, diligent and hard-working team player who can work independently. The ideal candidate:
  • Must have relevant tax experience with a concentration in corporations
  • Must have knowledge and working experience in ASC 740
  • 5 years minimum of public accounting and/or private experience
  • CPA and/or MST preferred
  • Partnership tax experience is a plus
  • International tax experience is a plus
  • knowledge of tax return or tax provision preparation systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of US reporting of foreign investments including PFIC’s, CFC’s and CFP’s is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and able to function in an intense environment with the ability to take initiative
  • Must produce timely and accurate records and understand that supporting work paper documentation is paramount
  • Must be proactive, follow through on commitments and understand that deadlines are meaningful
  • Must be a quick learner and be able to apply knowledge learned to future projects

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.
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