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Director of Tax and Accounting

We are looking for a Director of Tax and Accounting to work with the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer and Controller on all tax and accounting functions of the Discerene funds, general partnerships, and management company. This is a new role we’re creating because of the Firm’s growth.

Director of Tax and Accounting will:

  • Manage all tax planning and compliance for the Discerene funds, general partnerships, and the management company.

  • Assist partners of the Firm in personal tax planning and compliance matters

  • Coordinate with external tax accountants and tax counsel on various matters

  • Work with the Firm’s Controller in preparing all internal accounting records for all firm entities and assisting with year-end audits

Traits we are looking for:

  • Strong multitasking, organizational, and process-management skills

  • Strong relationship-building and relationship-management skills, and a passion for serving others and helping others be successful

  • Effective written and oral communications skills; in particular, an ability to synthesize large amounts of facts and data in a succinct, thoughtful, coherent, and structured manner

  • Intrinsic grit, perseverance, sense of ownership, drive, and will to win. A willingness to doggedly work at overcoming obstacles to accomplish challenging goals

  • “Doer + Thinker”: A bias towards action and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done, but also take a step back to think strategically about whether we’re doing the right things

  • Ability to creatively and critically solve problems from first principles, without anchoring on conventional wisdom or “how things are done in the industry"

  • Intellectual curiosity and genuine passion for learning

  • Teamwork skills: Flexibility and willingness to fit into and contribute to a small team, uphold and build upon its culture and values, and work towards common goals; instinctive and generous sharer of knowledge; empathetic and active listener whom others feel safe opening up to and get motivated speaking with

  • Patience, especially an ability to think and act long term

 

Beyond these traits, we are looking for a CPA with 7-15 years of investment-partnership-related tax experience at a public accounting firm (Big Four or mid-sized firms), investment partnership, or family office. 

Please send your resumes and cover letters to resumes@discerene.com, with the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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