Tax Support Associate

Employer
PIMCO
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 14, 2021
Closes
Feb 27, 2021
Ref
9428774
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.02 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,050 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

The Tax Manager will be responsible for domestic and foreign tax compliance, reporting, and advisory across a broad range of topics. This position is very hands-on and the qualified candidate should be highly motivated to learn new concepts, possess a willingness to work in a team environment, have the skills to research tax topics and the ability to communicate with senior management. The position will offer the opportunity to progress the candidate's career in a highly dynamic organization.

Essential responsibilities: (including the following, other duties may be assigned)
  • Prepare and/or review annual tax return workpapers for partnerships
  • Provide a thorough review of federal and state returns as well as partner Schedules K-1
  • Manage U.S. reporting of foreign operations (5471, 8858, 8865, 5472 etc.)
  • Oversee of all tax aspects of various foreign entities
  • Coordinate with outside service provider by setting deadlines and expectations
  • Supervise withholding tax calculations and withholding exemptions
  • Review quarterly estimates and annual extensions
  • Prepare and/or review tax provisions for partnerships
  • Assist in tax reporting to the parent company
  • Maintain partner tax portal and respond to partner inquiries
  • Prepare and/or review IRC 704(b) capital and IRC 743(b)/734(b) adjustments
  • Document tax positions taken on returns to ensure the accuracy of any technical conclusions
  • Assist in federal and state income tax audits
  • Monitor deliverables on the tax calendar


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum four+ years of tax experience with a big four CPA firm
  • Solid foundation in partnership compliance and consulting
  • Exposure to U.S. reporting of foreign operations (CFC, foreign partnership, foreign disregarded)
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to effectively problem solve and make decisions
  • Commitment to producing quality work and attention to detail to ensure work is delivered completely, accurately, and on time
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to flourish in a challenging, fast-paced professional work environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, exceed expectations and resolve open issues
  • Exceptional communication skills (written, verbal, technical and non-technical)
  • Experience working with and partnering with cross-functional teams to build relationships


The following skills are preferred but not essential requirements:
  • CPA license and/or MBT (Master in Business Taxation) degree
  • Experience in asset management industry taxation
  • Knowledge of transfer pricing concepts
  • Understanding of VAT/GST regime
  • Familiarity with SAP, CCH, RIA and BNA


Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office
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