Buckingham Search

Tax Accountant - International Tax

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Title: International Tax Accountant

Location: Chicago, IL

Schedule: Hybrid (Flexible, 1-2 days/week)

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:

Buckingham Search is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Tax Accountant to join a dynamic team at a well-known company in downtown Chicago. As a Tax Accountant, you'll work with the other Tax Department members and outside firms, preparing investor K-1s and PFIC statements, international tax returns, and more.


  • Work cross-functionally/serve as a bridge between several departments including: Fund Accounting, Investor Communications, Strategic Accounting and Finance, Technology Solutions and Direct Lending 
  • Coordinate with the rest of the Tax Department to divide and conquer tax compliance for funds and related entities of the Firm. These entities are a mix of domestic and international
  • Create a tax return summary for each taxpayer that is sent to Executive Management for their review and approval
  • Compute quarterly estimated taxable income for funds and their GPs
  • Prepare blocker corporations’ quarterly estimated tax calculations and year-end tax workpapers for outside tax firms
  • Join forces with the Investor Communications Team to provide investor data to external tax preparers for K-1 and 1099-DIV / 1042-S preparation
  • Work with senior team members and Fund Accounting to draft ASC 740 memos, tax provisions, tax footnotes, etc. for entities that undergo financial statement audits
  • Provide recurring exhibits for monthly tax meeting agenda with Executive Management
  • Prepare W-9s / W-8s for new entities; help maintain internal database of valid tax forms
  • Ad-hoc projects and requests


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Taxation is a plus
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant tax experience in the financial services industry
  • Meaningful knowledge of partnership taxation as well as US-based and non-US based investment vehicles
  • International tax experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Workday or Wall Street Office (WSO) is a plus


  • Strong base salary and annual bonus
  • 401K match, medical, vision, dental

To succeed in this role, you should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle numerous projects at a time. The ideal candidate is a team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is committed to delivering high-quality results.

Interested? Apply here or send a resume for consideration to: emily.fiesman@buckinghamsearch.com

Posted On: Tuesday, July 25, 2023

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