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Senior Tax Accountant Resume

Santa Monica, CA

SUMMARY:

A highly competent tax and accounting professional with experience in various finance and accounting functions with a proven ability to perform in various environments and industries. Known for providing a comprehensive oversight of indirect tax accounting operations. Proficient with Avalara, ByDesign, CCH, Excel, OneSource, Oracle, SAP, TTR and Vertex Quantum programs/software.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Accounting Acumen Corporate Finance Knowledge Analytical Thinking and Planning Written and Verbal Communication Skills Strategic Planning

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Santa Monica, CA

Senior Tax Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared compliance data to be used for sales and use tax returns.
  • Ensures VAT, property tax, business licenses, and occupation returns filings are processed timely and accurately.
  • Created standard operating procedures (SOP) for sales & use tax compliance, property tax assessments, tax audits and use tax accounting/procedures.
  • Complete all aspects of accounting, tax and audit engagements. Using ByDesign, OneSource, Oracle, and TTR programs/software.
  • Reviews new products for taxability and international harmonize/tariff coding.
  • Analyzes tax accounts and prepares monthly account reconciliations.
  • Participate in month - end close activities including the preparation and review of journal entries.
  • Handles sales and use tax filings nationwide, VAT filings in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom.
  • Prepared quarterly/annual Ohio CAT, California Environmental Fee for filing and payments.
  • Addresses and coordinates tax auditor’s inquiries. Compiles data from various sales platform; Amazon, ByDesign, OneSource and Oracle.

Confidential, Torrance, CA

Senior Tax Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared and file sales and use tax returns and property tax returns.
  • Reviewed new products for taxability, prepared monthly account reconciliations and journal entries, and responded to state tax auditor information requests.
  • Compiled data, reviewed invoices, and prepared monthly use tax schedules, prepared check requests and remitted payments to the taxing authorities.
  • Researched the taxability of new product offerings, reviewed transactions and reconciled general ledger accounts.
  • Prepared responses to and managed communication with tax auditors.
  • Met all deadlines set by the taxing authorities and within the department.
  • Maintained records and filing system in accordance with established procedures.

Confidential, City of Industry, CA

Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted with operational and financial control reviews. Conducted research to identify financial control weaknesses or other operational inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Compiled and analyzed historical financial data from various sources including general ledger, budget and/or industry standards; contacting financial personnel for appropriate sources and support.
  • Interacted with department managers to clarify industry standards and document operational procedures. Communicated with senior management as required for confirmation of departmental and division goals and expectations.

Confidential, Pasadena, CA

Senior Sales Tax Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated internal / external tax audits and resolves internal tax problem resolutions.
  • Researched non - income tax compliance issues, requirements on operating in new jurisdictions and determining taxability of transactions for reporting requirements.
  • Reviewed tax compliance and prepare implementation guidelines.
  • Reviewed property tax returns/statements, ensure related assessed taxes are paid timely and administer the applicable property tax accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure and review proper tax journal entries during month-end closing.
  • Reviewed Business and Occupational Business Licenses for various state jurisdictions.
  • Prepared monthly/quarterly Federal and Washington Excise Tax Returns for filing and payments.

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