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International Tax Contractor Resume

Dallas, TexaS

OBJECTIVE:

Fast track professional successful in Audit Management, Domestic Sales & Use Tax Compliance Management, International VAT compliance, Income Tax Provisional Work, Tax Research, A/P and A/R Management, Fixed Asset Management and is seeking new challenges within a dynamic company that will allow me to enrich my knowledge and enhance my Direct and Indirect Tax Management experience. Delivers quality and proficient feedback in a timely manner. Expansive thinker, is self - motivated and works well in a multi-task environment. Functions well as a team player as well as an individual contributor and has the desire to learn and grow.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

International Tax Contractor

Confidential,Dallas, Texas

Responsibilities:
  • Data accumulation for the preparation of indirect tax filings for the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Norway and the Netherlands.
  • Article 23 reporting and reconciliation
  • UK C - 79 Reconciliations
  • Intercompany sale reporting and reconciliation for VAT reporting purposes
  • Month end close procedures, involving preparation of tax account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Manage the preparation of international indirect tax compliance with third party consultants.
  • Works closely with various departments to provide guidance on tax effecting issues.
  • Various research projects involving international tax as they arise.
  • Stay informed on all international tax law changes in all countries pertaining to the countries listed above.
  • Domestic sales and use tax audit management.
  • International reverse audits looking for VAT recovery overlooked and to manage supplemental filings to recover these funds.

Manager Sales & Use Tax

Confidential,Dallas, Texas

Responsibilities:
  • State and Local S&U Tax Compliance for all U.S. and Canadian locations.
  • State and Local S&U Tax Audit management for all U.S and Canadian Restaurants, Cafes and Bakeries: Timeline management, sampling technique justification, negotiations and taxability research
  • Manage internal self - audits for taxability issues
  • Manage responses regarding jurisdictional correspondences
  • Manage Amnesty Audits when available
  • Manage point of sale tax rate validations
  • Manage internal reverse audits for use tax refunds (average refunds for last 2 companies totaled 12.5 million in refunds)
  • Creation and implementation of new policies and procedures for all tax related responsibilities
  • Income tax provisional work - Worked with third party consultants and provided all required documentations to prepare Income tax returns. Analyzed large variances and discrepancies between prior year and current year data.
  • Special projects including but not limited to working with IT in the creation of a new sales system and tax rate validations.

Sales Tax Accountant/Audit Coordinator

Confidential,Irving, Texas

Responsibilities:
  • State and Local Sales and Use Tax Audit management for all U.S and Canadian Stores and all online businesses
  • Audit management: Coordinating audit documentation requests, timeline management, sampling technique justification, negotiations and taxability research
  • Responsible for conducting reverse audits to seek refund opportunities as well as work with 3rd party consulting firms who are conducting reverse audits on our behalf
  • Minimize the audit assessment deficiency (Current average savings of 70% based on original to final schedules)
  • Manage average workload of 15 - 20 audits
  • Manage computer audit requests
  • Manage mail audit requests
  • Negotiate sampling methods to be used for sales and purchases for both the US and Canadian audits
  • Manage internal self-audits for taxability issues
  • Manage internal GST recovery audits
  • Manage responses regarding jurisdictional correspondences
  • Manage Amnesty Audits when available
  • Manage point of sale testing tax review and approvals

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