Senior Associate, Fund Tax

The Role

The Senior Associate will work closely with the Tax Manager and Director on all tax items relating to the Lord Abbett Family of Funds.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Prepare and/or detail review 
  • Subchapter M calculations
  • Annual excise distribution calculations
  • Book/Tax adjustments including wash sales, amortization, REITs, PFICs etc.
  • Financial statement tax provisions and disclosure
  • RIC qualification analysis
  • Communicate with external auditors, brokers, sales department, portfolio management, shareholder services, corporate actions and others
  • Maintain information request schedule and ensure that all pertinent information has been delivered or received in a timely manner
  • Maintain tax return filing calendar
  • Initial review of tax returns and extensions
  • Prepare year-end shareholder reporting workpapers, including QDI, DRD, U.S. Government percentage etc.
  • Prepare annual ICI shareholder file
  • Perform analytics to monitor dividend yield
  • Participated in process enhancement and special projects
  • Assist in filing and organizing binders
  • Assist Manager and/or Director as needed

You’ll need to have:

  • 2 – 5 years mutual fund tax experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of alternative investment products is a plus
  • Proactive, collaborative team player
  • Takes initiative and self-motivated
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and follow-up skills
  • Ability to plan and manage several initiatives concurrently
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Why Lord Abbett?

Lord Abbett is a leading asset manager with approximately $170 billion in assets under management.  We seek to hire a diverse group of talented individuals who are committed to driving our vision to be the most respected asset manager in the world. We are looking for candidates who value excellence, responsibility, transparency, and collaboration as much as we do. Our employees share a passion for excellence in serving our diverse range of clients – individuals, advisors, and institutions across the globe who rely on us to deliver innovative investment solutions that help them secure stronger financial futures.

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