Senior Tax Manager
Bharati Pai joined Kairos in 2020 as the Senior Tax Manager. Ms. Pai’s responsibilities include managing the tax department including Federal and State income tax compliance, external CPAs, tax treatment, tax research, and tax authority audits/inquiries.
Prior to joining Kairos, Ms. Pai was a Tax Director at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) in the Asset and Wealth Management practice, with emphasis on Alternative Investment Products, in Los Angeles/Irvine Office. Ms. Pai provided tax compliance and consulting services to clients which included hedge funds, private equity funds, management companies and fund-of-funds based in California and New York. Ms. Pai has over 11 years of experience in public accounting and worked on a variety of issues including advising clients on the tax treatment and tax reporting requirements for funds and their investors with a variety of strategies, investments, and financial products. Ms. Pai is experienced in managing business processes, managing offshore teams/processes, and has assisted in managing the Financial Services Practice in the PwC Irvine office.
Ms. Pai is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California, is a member of AICPA and CALCPA. Ms. Pai earned her Master of Accountancy degree, with emphasis in Tax, from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in Financial Accounting and Auditing from University of Mumbai, India.