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Senior Tax Specialist, Alternative Investment Fund €125k

Senior Tax Specialist, Alternative Investment Fund €125k

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    Frankfurt, Hessen

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    €115000 - €125000 per annum + + package

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    Geoff Hunt

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    about 1 year ago

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Role: Senior Tax Specialist - Alternative Investment Funds

Salary: Up to €125k + package

Location: Frankfurt or Munich (flexible working offered)

Language: Fluent German and English

Fantastic opportunity to join a truly innovative and solution-focused global investment business. You will be driving forward the creation of new Alternative Investment Fund vehicles as well as working on all core Fund Products.

You will be a subject matter authority for the client's Alternative Investment vehicles, covering all tax topics during the structuring process, the signing phase as well as the investment/run phase.

So, if you're an experienced and energetic professional who loves working in fast-moving, dynamic environments and are looking to drive your career forward inside a leading institution, this could be the role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

Subject Matter Authority for all product tax related topics concerning the client's Fund Products with a core focus on their Alternative product range. This includes the following tasks:

  • Ensure that all tax-related topics during the structuring phase are sufficiently addressed within the external tax memoranda (i.a. tax efficiency, PE risk, eligibility for Special Investment Funds)
  • Review legal documentation to identify tax/tax operational issues, ensure accurate implementation from a tax point of view, lay out / prepare tax support for further functions with regard to tax topics
  • Correct disclosure of taxation (plausibility in case of foreign tax law, completeness and correctness regarding German tax topics on fund and investor level)
  • Review/prepare side letters with investors and for target investments
  • Conduct DAC 6 analysis during structuring phase as well as investment phase
  • Ensure tax compliance of the structure (tax declarations, FATCA/CRS documentation), mainly via oversight
  • Analyse upcoming (German) Tax Law changes regarding the impact on the Business / Products
  • Support design, implementation and maintenance of tax-related processes related to our Alternative products

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience:

  • Academic background in Economics and/or Law or comparable qualifications
  • Lawyer and/or Certified Tax Advisor with focus on asset management
  • Several years of experience with illiquid alternative structures and institutional investors
  • Excellent communications skills incl. relationship and partner management skills
  • Conceptual and strategic ability to craft and refine process target models
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • An enthusiastic and inspiring teammate
  • Proficiency in German and English

If of interest, please apply online and ideally also send me your CV directly to