Tax Accountant

Newport Beach, USA
Sep 21, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

PIMCO's Finance - Tax department is responsible for the tax affairs of PIMCO's investment advisory companies in the U.S. and around the globe. We are seeking highly motivated Tax Accountant to join our team in Newport Beach, CA.

The Tax Accountant will be responsible for various aspects of U.S, and international tax compliance, tax research and tax accounting. The qualified candidate should be a self-starter, possess a willingness to learn new concepts and perform well in a team environment.

Essential responsibilities include:
  • Preparation of federal and state income tax return work-papers for domestic partnerships and C corporations
  • Preparation of federal and state withholding/composite tax calculations and returns
  • Preparation and/or review of foreign income tax return work-papers for multiple foreign entities
  • Preparation of state apportionment work-papers
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly tax provisions for various domestic and foreign corporations and partnerships
  • Preparation of tax basis balance sheet
  • Preparation of U.S. information returns related to foreign operations
  • Review federal, state and foreign income tax returns and foreign indirect tax returns
  • Analyze and prepare book / tax differences for domestic and foreign tax returns
  • Perform tax research
  • Assist with handling of tax notices and audits

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum of two years' general tax experience
  • Proficient in use of Excel and Word
  • Self-starter, flexible, collaborative team member
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, technical and non-technical)
  • Accounting, analytical, organizational and multitasking skills are essential
  • Able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal colleagues and/or external contacts

Preferred Qualifications
  • CPA license
  • Big "4" tax experience

Professional Skills Requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on assigned responsibilities through pursuing excellence, impeccable attention to detail, and use of effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities, manage deadlines, and support dynamic initiatives in fast-paced environment
  • Inquisitive self-starter, ability to thrive within the firm's fast paced and client focused environment with shifts in priorities
  • Quick learner and adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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