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Tax Partner - Alternative Investment Funds

Company: Cherry Bekaert
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Cherry Bekaert is ranked among the largest assurance, tax and advisory firms in the U.S. and one of Forbes Americas Best Tax and Accounting Firms of 2023. We're proud to be a certified **_2023 Great Place to Work_** ! What makes us great? Its our core values of _Integrity, Mutual Respect, Passion for Excellence, Accountability_ , _Collaboration_ , and _Trus_ t that guide us as an organization and an employer. We understand that these timeless principles, as well as our mission statement To make a difference for our People, our Clients, our Community and Our Professions, shape and define our culture.
We seek a **Partner** in our Tax Practice ( who will be responsible for growing and serving the tax aspects of our Alternative Investment Funds ( practice. This highly visible position offers excellent training, development, and professional growth potential. Relocation assistance may be offered.
You'll be responsible for leading and building a team that provides tax services focused on an array of alternative investment products, with a variety of clients including: private equity, private credit, hedge funds, fund of funds, and venture capital. You will have ultimate responsibility for complex tax returns related to alternative investments for both national and foreign entities. Technical expertise in partnership taxation and taxation of financial instruments is required.
You will collaborate closely with peers in the audit and advisory practice segments to drive overall growth of this key industry initiative. To continue our success, we're looking for a partner who will contribute to expanding the practice by using their leadership skill to set the direction and vision for the team while leveraging their professional network presence and engaging in business development opportunities with other firm leaders. Previous experience in serving alternative investment clients is a must and preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate advancement of leadership skills, responsibilities, and ability to build a collaborative team. _Travel expectations are limited in nature._
+ Bachelors degree in accounting. Masters preferred.
+ Must be CPA certified and have an active CPA license.
+ 12+ years of experience in business taxation working for a Big 4, large national, or regional accounting firm with a focus on providing tax compliance and consulting services to clients in the alternative investment sector.
+ Technical expertise in investment partnership tax, including preparation of allocation schedules, Schedules K-1, Forms 1065 and related other related schedules (e.g. performance waterfalls, special allocations, etc.)
+ Experience with growing a practice through expansion of services to existing clients and obtaining new clients.
+ Prior experience utilizing content marketing, social media, and other means to demonstrate and share Industry thought leadership, leading to new business opportunities, is desired
+ Exceptional client service skills leading to the highest quality of execution and delivery of client engagements
+ Strong leadership and associate development skills
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Exceptional interpersonal skills
+ Excellent problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
**What We Offer You:**
+ A well-run firm that offers stability and opportunity to develop as a leader and grow your book of business
+ Collaborative environment focused on career advancement and professional development
+ Supportive partnership group with a one firm mentality and a commitment to colleagues success
+ Big firm resources and bench strength; small firm flexibility and openness to new ideas
+ Collaboration across service lines and offices; a firm culture that embraces one another and the community; and an excellent opportunity to help bring along talented new associates, seniors, and managers
+ Defined metrics and targets that eliminate ambiguity
**About Cherry Bekaert**
Cherry Bekaert, ranked among the largest assurance, tax and advisory firms in the U.S., serves clients across industries in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. Cherry Bekaert is the brand name under which Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC, independently owned entities, provide professional services in an alternative practice structure in accordance with applicable professional standards. Cherry Bekaert LLP is a licensed CPA firm that provides attest services, and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC and its subsidiary entities provide business advisory and non-attest services spanning the areas of transaction advisory, risk and accounting advisory, digital solutions, cybersecurity, tax, benefits consulting, and wealth management. For more details, visit .
Cherry Bekaert cares about our people. We offer a competitive compensation packages based on performance that recognize the value our people bring to our clients and our Firm. In addition, we offer a comprehensive, high-quality benefits program ( which includes annual bonus; medical, dental, and vision care; disability and life insurance; generous Paid Time Off; retirement plans; Paid Care Leave; and other programs that are dedicated to enhancing your personal and work life and providing you and your family with a measure of financial protection.
Cherry Bekaert provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
Candidates must demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Cherry Bekaert will not provide work sponsorship for this position.
Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC are members of Allinial Global, an accountancy and business advisory global association. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn ( , Glassdoor (,25.htm) , Instagram ( , Twitter ( and Facebook ( .
2023 Cherry Bekaert. All Rights Reserved.
+ Bachelors or better in Accounting
+ Masters or better
**Licenses & Certifications**

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