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Vice President of Tax

Company: Jefferies
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Jefferies Group LLC, the largest independent, global, full-service investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. focused on serving clients for 60 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. We offer deep sector expertise across a full range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company. Jefferies--- Tax Department is expanding to support the Firm---s continued growth and diversification. The Firm seeks a highly motivated individual who will play a critical role in its tax department focusing on Jefferies joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Responsibilities: Role will report directly to the deputy head of tax at Jefferies Financial Group Inc. Assisting with the day-to-day advisory coverage of for the Firm---s joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Review the federal and state partnership returns for all joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Coordinate with external tax advisors and service providers. Serve as a key contact for Jefferies joint ventures and partnership investments working directly with senior members of such entities and serve as a direct contact for tax related questions. Working on new entity and fund formations by (i) advising on tax aspects of structures, (ii) commenting on legal documents (including partnership agreements, offering documents, etc.). Maintain an inventory of all partnership investments and collaborate with the compliance team to calculate partnership income for inclusion in the corporate tax return. Evaluate proposed and enacted legislation with the ability to draft memoranda for management providing actionable advice. Constantly evaluate new joint venture issues and their respective financial accounting treatment to ensure the proper tax treatment. This includes the ability to recognize potential areas when there are differing book and tax treatments. Track and maintain a partnership tax basis schedule working closely with tax accounting colleagues. Assist with the domestic and consolidated worldwide effective tax rate and income tax accrual calculation in accordance with ASC 740 on an annual and interim basis, as needed. Experience maintaining a strong internal control environment and Sarbanes-Oxley documentation. Ability to mentor, train and manage staff while assisting and encouraging them to further develop their tax technical skills and knowledge to successfully grow as a tax professional. Experience and Skills Required: Minimum 5 years of experience in a public accounting firm or in industry, specializing in partnership taxation. Significant in-depth knowledge of partnership tax law. Knowledge of tax accounting principles in accordance with ASC 740, preferred. Ability to multi-task while ensuring internal and external deadlines are met in a timely manner. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Corptax experience a plus. Undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting. CPA a plus. Masters in Tax Degree a plus. At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences and supports a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients. Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity employer. We practice equal opportunity for all, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. As part of this commitment, Jefferies will extend reasonable accommodations to individuals with qualified disabilities, as appropriate, under applicable law. It is Jefferies--- policy that all employees and visitors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter any Jefferies office or participate in any Jefferies or client event in person. Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy.

Keywords: Jefferies, New York , Vice President of Tax, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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