GSAM Tax - Alternative Investments Tax Team, Senior Analyst/Associate, Salt Lake City

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm's counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

Tax Department Overview:

The primary mission of Tax is to ensure the firms compliance with the tax laws of those countries (and local jurisdictions) in which the firm conducts business and to assist businesses in managing tax risk. Key

Tax functions include:

  • Providing tax information for the firms financial statements;
  • Preparing/supervising the preparation of U.S. federal, state, local and non-U.S. tax returns for the firm as well as for GSAM and Merchant Banking investment vehicles;
  • Advising the firms professionals on the tax implications related to the firms businesses and/or transactions undertaken by or for the firm.

The GSAM Tax Alternative Investments teams objective is to ensure the high quality, accuracy and timeliness of tax reporting for the firms GSAM hedge fund and private equity fund products. The Sr. Analyst/Associate helps to achieve the objectives of the team by working on assignments such as:

  • Completing all tax filings accurately and timely Analyzing changes in tax law and related filing and reporting requirements
  • Communicating with other members of the Investment Management Division of the firm
  • Launching of new funds Ongoing monitoring of investments

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

The GSAM Tax Alternative Investments teams objective is to ensure the high quality, accuracy and timeliness of tax reporting for the firms GSAM hedge fund and private equity fund products. The Sr. Analyst/Associate helps to achieve the objectives of the team by working on assignments such as:

  • Completing all tax filings accurately and timely Analyzing changes in tax law and related filing and reporting requirements
  • Communicating with other members of the Investment Management Division of the firm
  • Launching of new funds Ongoing monitoring of investments

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Review of partnership and corporate federal, state, local, and foreign tax returns and certain informational filings
  • Review of tax estimates and K-1s provided to investors Track tax documentation and status of investments
  • Respond to GSAM investor inquiries Assist with US and foreign tax accruals and payments
  • Interact regularly and effectively with the Tax team in Jersey City and other relevant tax offices
  • Understand the functional purpose of each responsibility

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required, CPA or Masters degree in tax preferred
  • At least 3 years of professional tax experience
  • Experience with hedge funds and/or private equity funds preferred
  • Experience with Forms 1065 and related Schedule K-1, 1120, 1120F, 1042, W8 and W9 and familiar with partnership and corporate State Tax Forms
  • Experience with financial product taxation issues preferred, but not required (e.g., taxation of futures, forwards, swaps, aggregate tax allocations, etc.)
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime during late winter/early spring and mid-late summer
  • Detail-oriented, committed, conscientious of deadlines
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Self-starter, able to manage time and handle complex workload
  • High degree of literacy in Microsoft (especially Excel) and other applications

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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