Senior Manager, US Tax

March 11 2021
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Taxation
Vancouver, BC

About QuadReal

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company. QuadReal manages the real estate and mortgage programs of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), one of Canada’s largest asset managers with a $171.3 billion portfolio. Today QuadReal also manages real estate on behalf of RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM).

QuadReal manages a portfolio greater than $45 billion spanning 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. The company seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

Reporting to the VP, Global Taxation, the Senior Manager, Global Taxation is responsible for providing global tax compliance and transaction support with a primary focus on US tax matters related to investing in US real estate. The role will also support Canadian and international transactions and compliance as needed. This newly created position works closely with QuadReal's Domestic and International Real Estate Development, Finance, and Legal departments globally and with external tax advisors and other transaction advisors on strategic, complex, time-sensitive issues, often with competing deadlines. This position is based out of Vancouver or Toronto.


  • Manages QuadReal’s investments in US Real Estate Investment Trusts, specifically ensures that REIT requirements are satisfied and develops/maintains a database to track and support REIT compliance.
  • Assists with the review and preparation of US and other jurisdictions’ tax returns, forms, reporting, provisions, estimated payments and other compliance, as required and in conjunction with external advisors.
  • Identifies and executes on opportunities to improve QuadReal’s compliance process and workflow.
  • Supports QuadReal’s deal teams on tax analyses, modelling, structuring, and implementation of investments in US and international real estate and mortgages, working in conjunction with finance, legal, internal asset teams and external tax and legal advisors.
  • Works with the tax team and at the direction of the VP, Global Taxation, to ensure investments are consistent with QuadReal’s tax strategy and tax risk management policy
  • Manages relationships with external advisors and ensures effective and efficient use of such advisors
  • Ensures timely delivery of tax due diligence deliverables for investment acquisitions, dispositions, and reorganizations
  • Stays current with US tax law, and international tax trends and developments
  • Actively adheres to compliance and risk management policies, and participates in business continuity planning


  • A professional accounting or law designation (CPA, JD, LL.B. or international equivalent)
  • 5 years or more experience in taxation with an accounting firm and/or in industry, with at least 3 years experience specifically in US taxation. Would also consider someone from a law firm
  • An equivalent combination of education and skills will be considered
  • A strong technical background in US tax. A similar background in another developed economy tax system would also be considered
  • A strategic thinker and team player who is pro-active and self-motivated
  • A demonstrated ability to collaboratively engage staff and external advisors to research and solve complex and challenging problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with the tax team, the asset teams and with external advisors
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Tax technology experience is a bonus
  • Experience with domestic and international real estate and/or mortgage transactions is preferred, but will consider other experience

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