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Senior Manager, Tax at Westfield, LLC

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and
operator of flagship shopping destinations, with a portfolio valued at ?65.2 Bn
as at December 31, 2018, of which 87% in retail, 6% in offices, 5% in
convention & exhibition venues and 2% in services. Currently, the Group
owns and operates 92 shopping centres, including 55 flagships in the most
dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Its centres welcome 1.2 billion
visits per year. Present on 2 continents and in 12 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events and offers an
exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.


We?re looking for a Tax Advisory Manager/Senior Manager to
be part of a growing global Tax department who is a collaborative professional
and possesses the expertise necessary for this role (i.e., analyzing and
structuring proposed real estate deals). 


As a Tax Advisory
Manager/Senior Manager you will be an essential member of URW's Tax Team. 


The Opportunity:


  • Regularly assists in analyzing and
    structuring proposed real estate deals, development and financing
    transactions with the goal of managing various tax risks and opportunities
    (i.e., federal, state, international, property taxes, transfer taxes and
    REIT risks)

  • Prepares and/or reviews gain/loss
    calculations or tax modeling of proposed transactional deals

  • Regularly advises the company?s
    operational departments in connection with tax (including REIT related
    risks surrounding various commercial transactions)

  • Reads and comments on a wide array
    of legal agreements related to leasing, design, development, operations,
    construction, marketing and other transactional and commercial documents
    with an emphasis on tax sensitivities

  • Prepares transaction
    documentation/summaries for tax compliance, IFRIC 23 and UTP disclosure

  • Performs tax research for federal,
    state and international tax issues, and remains up-to-date with
    developments in the tax laws in these areas

  • We are a ?roll up your sleeves?
    department in which we all work together to accomplish our goals and
    identify opportunities for improvements in our processes. 

We are looking for a Tax Advisory Manager/Senior
Manager with:

  • CPA (active/inactive) highly

  • Masters in Tax and/or JD

Qualifications include:


  • 5+ years of tax experience in a large-firm or equivalent

  • Partnership experience (preferably in real-estate)

  • REIT experience a bonus

  • Able to clearly and logically present ideas through different

  • Strong analytical skills, with desire to learn and be

  • Strong writing and research skills

  • Takes ownership of projects and demonstrates initiative

  • Able to manage multiple work streams

  • Demonstrated ability to partner effectively with others and

If you?ve ever wanted to
be part of an innovative business, on the cutting edge of developing and
evolving the shopping experience for customers, this is your chance!


is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds,
perspectives, experience and skills. We offer a collaborative, innovative,
achievement focused culture with unique opportunities for growth in a global
company and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.