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US Tax Counsel - Assistant Vice President

Business Department:  Investment Services

Denver, US

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 850 institutional investors. We have USD 83 billion in assets under management and more than 1200 professionals across 19 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

In this position, you will be part of a highly dynamic team of tax, legal, and structuring professionals that supports Partners Group's investment professionals in all tax matters of the investment process.




  • Support the investment professionals, mainly in New York and Denver, in the tax due diligence and tax structuring aspects across Partners Group's business lines (Private Equity / Private Real Estate / Private Infrastructure and Private Debt) on direct and fund investments. This includes close interaction with the commercial teams and coordination of the external tax advisors;
  • Monitoring existing investments in relation to their tax efficiency (e.g. anticipate and react to legislative changes) and pro-actively design and suggest alternatives where required;
  • Supporting the Global Head of Investment Tax Services in strategic tax projects;
  • Supporting our wider teams (e.g. Transaction Services, Tax Operations, Client Solutions and Structuring Services etc.) on U.S. and international tax matters.
What we expect

The successful candidate will have an in-depth understanding of U.S. and international tax as well as the dynamics of M&A transactions. Key attributes will include:


  • 7 to 10 years of relevant professional experience in U.S. and international tax law; as an in-house tax counsel at a private equity firm / asset manager or in an M&A related tax advisory role within an international accounting or  law firm, experience in tax operations being a plus;
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, communication and project management skills;
  • Top academic credentials; BA in finance or accounting or a JD in law
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and / or an advanced degree (e.g. Masters of Accounting, MBA, L.L.M., etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and PowerPoint
  • Foreign languages are a plus

What we offer

Partners Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.


  • Broad tax experience at a global private markets investment manager;
  • 25 Days Vacation
  • Dynamic international working environment;
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture as part of a new team at our U.S. hub in Denver with significant leadership opportunities;
  • Challenging career path with long-term career perspective;
  • Competitive salary with performance-related compensation model
  • Full benefits package

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Accounting, Equity, Tax, CPA, Private Equity, Finance

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