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Senior Tax Manager

Coller Capital
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 9, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Coller Capital, founded in 1990, is one of the world's leading investors in the secondary market for private assets. The firm provides liquidity solutions to private markets investors worldwide, acquiring interests in private equity, private credit, and other private markets assets. In January 2021, the firm closed Coller International Partners VIII, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of just over $9 billion and backing from over 200 of the world's leading institutional investors. In February 2022 the firm closed Coller Credit Opportunities I, with committed capital (including co-investment vehicles) of c.$1.4 billion and backing from over 30 institutional investors.

Key Purpose:

This role will provide a high calibre candidate with the opportunity to work in a tax team which is dynamic, fast paced, innovative and entrepreneurial.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with their US counterpart and have the opportunity to share managerial aspects of the tax team's operational, compliance and risk management responsibilities. They will be proactive people manager, responsible for people management, covering the day-to-day management of the team and their development.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Key tasks and responsibilities will include the following:

Operational responsibilities:
  • Ensuring the correct operation of the Coller funds and SPV holding structures
  • Working across teams and with multiple fund administrators in several jurisdictions to ensure that structures are understood and managed correctly by respective service providers
  • Understanding and managing the implications of cross jurisdiction investment structures and subsequent realisations
  • Resolving and responding to investor queries

Compliance responsibilities:
  • Accountable for the delivery of key compliance projects (US, UK, German, Guernsey, Lux) prepared by service providers
  • Contributing to the automation of all aspects of the Firm's tax compliance requirements
  • Coordinating tax compliance across various different jurisdictions (e.g. DAC6)
  • Support ongoing compliance under the various AEOI regimes (CRS, FATCA)

Risk Management responsibilities:
  • Proactively identifying tax risks so that they can be managed effectively.

Working with the other Senior Tax Manager and Head of Tax and GP Operations in ensuring that necessary tax risks are communicated to Senior Management across the wider firm

Essential experience:
  • Professional Tax Qualification (e.g. CPA, ACA, CTA)
  • Broad US Tax Knowledge
  • Cross-border tax experience
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in a relevant role
  • Experience working in a Financial Services tax role

Desirable experience:
  • Partnership tax background
  • People management experience

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to deal with complexity and convey complex messages with clarity
  • Demonstrate an ability to assimilate and adapt quickly to new knowledge / concepts, and variable nature of the private equity industry
  • Willingness to accept new challenges
  • Results driven
  • Anticipates and plans proactively to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively communicate as part of a larger team
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team with a common goal and motivate others to do the same
  • Works effectively under pressure
  • Self motivated, proactive yet risk aware

We are widely acknowledged as an innovator at the complex end of secondaries and with offices in London, New York, Seoul and Hong Kong, Coller has truly global reach. We are committed to advancing ESG initiatives and driving change across the private markets sector. Coller Capital has been awarded an A+ rating by the UNPRI across the board since 2018 and achieved climate neutral status in 2019. The Firm is a signatory of FAIRR, the Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return Initiative created by the Coller Foundation. Coller Capital was a founding signatory on ILPA's Diversity in Action initiative and we actively partner with Out Investors. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where individuals can develop their talent and express themselves as part of a high achieving team. As investors, we value diverse perspectives, backgrounds and experience and actively look for these qualities in candidates. Our investment team alone benefits from over 20 different nationalities.

  • In addition to a competitive salary and bonus scheme, we offer private medical insurance and an attractive pension.

Please let us know if we can make any reasonable adjustments at interview in order to fully support and promote your talent.

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