DST Systems Fund Tax Supervisor in Denver, Colorado

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

Through its subsidiary companies, ALPS Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative investment products and customized servicing solutions to the financial services industry. Founded in 1985, Denver-based ALPS delivers its asset management and asset servicing solutions through offices in Boston, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto. ALPS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kansas City-based DST Systems, Inc. For more information about ALPS and its services, visit www.alpsinc.com. Information about ALPS’ products is available at www.alpsfunds.com.

Role Overview

Fund Accounting Supervisors have responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Fund Accounting and Data Accounting Analysis functions of work. They have staff supervisory responsibility, establish work priorities, delegate projects/assignments, monitor progress, communicate results, and make decisions regarding the management of staff according to established policies and management guidance.

Responsibilities:

Supervisory

  • Review calculations prepared by Tax Accountant/Sr Tax Accountant and assist in training

  • Provide training and development support to entry level staff

  • Provide oversight, organization and guidance to assigned staff to ensure accuracy/timeliness of periodic tax deliverables

  • Assist Tax Manager in review and delivery of performance feedback for assigned staff

Tax Provision Calculation and Compliance

  • Prepare and/or review tax provision for annual audit

  • Coordinate with auditors for review of tax provisions

  • Review distribution calculations on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis

  • Assure that RIC status is maintained

Tax Return Preparation

  • Support the preparation and review of Forms 1120RIC and Schedule D, 8613, 7004 and required state filings

Year-End Reporting

  • Prepare and/or review 1099 reporting information for use by transfer agency

  • Review shareholder communications to be mailed with Forms 1099

Miscellaneous

  • Assist the Tax Management with research of issues and questions that arise

  • Provide clients with special reports, as requested

  • Communicate professionally with internal and external parties

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related subject

  • 2-3 years tax experience, financial services experience preferred

  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to self-start and work with little direction

Location:

Denver Colorado

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.