Tax Manager (Elite DFW Hedge Fund)

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Posted: 10/15/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Finance Job Number: 79
Job Description and Synthesis
Our client, a  multi-billion dollar private investment firm founded in 1994 and located in Fort Worth, Texas is seeking an outstanding individual to join its Strategic Tax Planning Group.   This is a high profile position with direct access to and interaction with individuals from all divisions of the company.   The Strategic Tax Planning Group, like all other areas of the company, operates in an open, interactive environment.   Compensation will be increased by up to 10% depending on experience.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Working with the head of tax, outside CPAs and tax attorneys on tax compliance, tax structuring, and tax strategies
  • Assisting in the preparation and review of federal and state tax returns
  • Preparation and review of financial books for management entities
  • Researching tax issues and working with others to help structure investments
Key Qualifications
The successful candidate will have demonstrated an outstanding professional and academic record, as well as be able to meet all or most of the following criteria:
  • CPA and/or tax attorney with 2-5 years of tax implementation and compliance experience
  • Partnership, LLC and S corporation federal and state tax compliance experience a plus
  • Inbound and/or outbound international tax compliance experience a plus
  • Familiarity with tax compliance/implementation issues for hedge funds, private equity funds and/or private investment funds a plus
  • Proven ability to come up with new solutions
  • Proven ability to think of and explain tax ramifications of a business transaction
  • Understanding of the financial statement impact for a transaction
  • Ability to commit to the role for at least 3   years
tax accounting, hedge fund tax accounting, CPA, LLC, S corporation

Spencer Knibbe
Managing Partner

Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.

Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.

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