Job Details

Counsel-Tax Credits

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Company name

Aegon Asset Management

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Tax

Years of Experience

Max 6 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Mar 20,2018

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Profile

Position Overview: Performs tax credit investment legal work. An attorney holding the position of Counsel has experience as a practicing attorney and is able to demonstrate a competence in applying legal skills consistent with departmental practices in housing tax credits and syndication of tax credits.  The position works with some supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Possesses low-income housing tax credit (and other tax credit) subject matter expertise with some knowledge of corporate law, tax law, and commercial real estate transactions.
  • Reviews due diligence and facilitates closings of equity investments.
  • Drafts and/or reviews contracts and legal documents such as: partnership agreements, leases, purchase agreements, real estate documents, litigation related documents, loan documents.
  • Manages and directs outside counsel in transactional and litigation matters.
  • Studies proposed and existing legislation affecting the Company and advises departments concerned.
  • Prepares corporate resolutions and forms.
  • Guards against legal risks involving the company.
  • Work may be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:

JD degree required. State bar admission. 0-6 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

* 2-3 years of experience in tax credits preferred.

* Ability to provide quality legal services, based on experience, while working in a fast paced environment with little oversight.
*Ability to handle heavy workload in efficient manner. Demonstrate project tracking and prioritization to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities, including status reporting and appropriate follow up.
*Demonstrate sound business judgment in combination with legal analysis.
*Ability to work successfully in a team environment. Able to develop rapport with others and recognize their concerns and adapt to varying customer needs; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust.
*Travel occasionally required.
*Strong written and oral communication skills.
*Good PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word.

Company info

Aegon Asset Management

Company Profile

Company Overview: This position will be with AEGON Asset Management, the organization which oversees asset management for many of Transamerica's insurance and operating companies as well as third party clients. The global AEGON Asset Management organization has operations in Europe, the United States and Asia. Primary offices in the United States are located in Cedar Rapids, IA, Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD. AEGON Asset Management and Transamerica are both part of the AEGON NV group of companies. The legal entities that comprise AEGON Asset Management US are AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC and AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC. AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC manages commercial real estate, commercial mortgage loans and other real estate related investments. AEGONUSA Investment Management, LLC, is a registered investment adviser that manages fixed income assets, including public bonds, private placements, derivatives and alternative investments.