Head of Tax

Genesis

New York, NY, USA

Full Time

Dec 6

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About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.

Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.

About This Role – Head of Tax

We are looking for an experienced Head of Tax to join our company to establish and lead Tax. The Head of Tax will provide hands-on execution and leadership of the finance function. The Head of Tax will report to the CFO and be working closely with executives, managers, and parent company.

Responsibilities

Overall tax planning

  • US/international tax strategy and planning

Financial reporting

  • Review monthly/quarterly numbers to prepare/book interim tax provision
  • Review annual numbers and prepare annual tax provision
  • Prepare/review tax disclosures in the financial statements
  • Coordinate with auditors and prepare documenting memo’s as necessary
  • Coordinate with parent company tax director on consolidated provision and returns

US income tax compliance

  • Prepare information for US tax filings for all Genesis entities, include US and international reporting
  • Review quarterly estimates, annual extensions, federal and state and local returns, international information returns

Foreign income tax compliance

  • Prepare information for non-US income tax returns and work with the local team
  • Including any provisional/interim filings

Transfer pricing

  • Coordinate on transfer pricing documentation
  • Prepare state and local sales and use tax filings as required
  • DE franchise tax filings (quarterly and annual)
  • NYC commercial rent tax filings (quarterly and annual)
  • Any GST/VAT filings as required in UK/Singapore
  • Coordinating and review W-9s and W-8s from all onboarded customers
  • Ensure proper withholding tax and payments
  • Regularly pay quarter-month withholding to IRS
  • Maintain documentation of all reportable payments, including withholding where applicable
  • Provide data and review 1042/S’s
  • Filing of Forms 1099 for US counterparties as required

US indirect taxes

  • Prepare state and local sales and use tax filings as required
  • DE franchise tax filings (quarterly and annual)
  • NYC commercial rent tax filings (quarterly and annual)

Non-US indirect taxes

  • Any GST/VAT filings as required in UK/Singapore

Information reporting/withholding

  • Coordinating and review W-9s and W-8s from all onboarded customers
  • Ensure proper withholding tax and payments
  • Regularly pay quarter-month withholding to IRS
  • Maintain documentation of all reportable payments, including withholding where applicable
  • Provide data and review 1042/S’s
  • Filing of Forms 1099 for US counterparties as required

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Tax or Finance
  • 15+ years of relevant Tax experience in financial services supporting various businesses
  • Experience in US and international tax compliance and strategy
  • Organized and detailed oriented
  • Ability to multi-task with good time management skills to meet multiple reporting deadlines
  • Strong communication, presentation, analytical and Excel skills
  • Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to lead complex initiatives across stakeholders
  • CPA required
  • International tax and reporting and ASC 740 experience

Benefits

  • 100% Premium Coverage for Medical, Dental, & Vision for you and your dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Tax-Free Transit benefits, & other supplemental benefits available
  • Flexible time off
  • Generous Parental Leave 

Why Genesis

Genesis is dedicated to creating best-in-class infrastructure for institutional investors, developing advanced products that lower barriers, increase profitability and broaden access. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms, and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography and cybersecurity.

Digital Asset Ecosystem

Genesis operates at the heart of the digital asset ecosystem:

→ We are a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain space.

→ We have an unparalleled global network at the intersection of data, finance and technology.

Accelerating Momentum

Our addressable market is expanding rapidly as new institutional investors enter the space. Recent results include:

→ 300%+ Y/Y trading volume growth

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth

→ 150%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth

Diversity And Inclusion

Genesis invests in creating a welcoming environment where everyone can feel supported and connected at work.

→ We help employees develop a deep understanding of the problems we’re trying to solve.

→ We thrive on ideas driven by a broad range of perspectives.

→ We believe diverse teams lead to better products and bigger outcomes.

Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets, facilitating billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis.

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