Belltower Funds | Tax Manager
Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2023
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About the Role:
The Tax Manager is part of the team responsible for driving federal and state income tax compliance for 15,000+ funds run on AngelList. This involves sanity-checking work that has been automated, preparing and reviewing work that is still currently prepared manually, identifying and resolving exceptions, and addressing investor questions. The second part of the job is to help Belltower scale through product and process design. This requires understanding where our data currently is and how it is populated, understanding the relevant tax laws, and then defining how the tax rules should be applied to our data to arrive at outputs for tax reporting.
The Tax Manager will report to the Tax Director. The manager will work with other tax team members, members of the engineering team, and other cross-functional operations teams.
They will review transactions where there could be tax reporting implications, participate in product testing for new products supporting tax and other functional teams, and identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and service offerings of the tax department.
- Perform and review taxable income analysis
- Teach/mentor less experienced staff
- Drive tax communications, both internally and externally
- Drive annual tax compliance
- Identify, design, and implement process and product improvements
- Coordinate contractor support
- 6+ years of tax experience working in the broader asset management sector, with focused experience in the venture capital or private equity space
- Experience with preparing and reviewing federal partnership returns, calculating waterfalls, and reviewing partnership agreements
- Experience identifying compliance obligations related to outbound foreign investments, state income tax returns and foreign inbound investor reporting obligations
- Deep experience with process improvement and automation
If you don’t tick every box above, we’d still encourage you to apply. We’re building a diverse team whose skills balance and complement one another.
Belltower Funds is a remote-first entity. This position is fully remote for anyone in the United States.
AngelList has offices in three hub cities: San Francisco, Seattle, and New York City that you have the option to work from.
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