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Dedicated professional with over five years in the customer service industry and 11 years in the accounting industry looking for a new opportunity with Boot Barn as a Retail Inventory Control Specialist. Hard working and self-motivated. Enjoy meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

  • Customer service
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependable
  • Strong communicator
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Organized
Analyst / Financial Performance and Evaluator 01/2013 04/2018 California Department of Finance Sacramento, CA

Oversaw the winding down of California's Redevelopment Agencies (Agencies). Helped Agency contacts comply with state legislation by answer their questions and providing guidance. Managed multiple priorities while completing the biannual review of assigned Agencies and assisted in monitoring all incoming email communications to the department. Obtained information needed to complete reviews and communicated regularly with managers concerning the status of assignments. Provided guidance to two staff and performed first level review of their work. Assisted in developing comprehensive review procedures used by the department.

Senior Tax Accountant 12/2007 01/2013 Moss Adams, LLP Sacramento, CA

Worked in a fast paced environment preparing individual and corporate tax returns. Helped clients understand the basic principles of income taxes and worked with them to obtain information needed to complete their tax returns. Communicated with managers concerning the status of assignments.

Audit Associate 01/2007 12/2007 Reznick Group Sacramento, CA Learned auditing techniques and software applications to perform audits. Communicated with clients during engagements to obtain information needed to complete assignments. Communicated regularly with managers concerning the status of assignments. Managed all cash and debt confirmations for over 30 audits.
Energy Analyst / Student Assistant 09/2004 12/2006 California Energy Commission Sacramento, CA

Helped solar system purchasers and retailers navigate the state's solar system rebate program. Resolved customer concerns and answer their questions in call center and by email. Used state accounting system to pay state vendors, and update vendor files for accurate payment processing. 

Sales Associate / Assistant Manager 03/2001 09/2004 Franklin Covey Sacramento, CA

Assisted customers on the sales floor by assessing their needs and recommending products based on that assessment. Used judgment to resolve customer concerns and provide solutions. Assisted store manager by keeping the sales floor stocked, organized, and clean. Monitored store inventory, processed purchase orders, returns, and bank deposits. 

Education and Training
2006 Bachelor of Science: California State University, Sacramento - Business Administration
Concentration in Accountancy - Major GPA: 3.45 - Overall GPA: 3.42
Activities and Honors

Two year missionary experience in Venezuela, restored 1967 mustang with my dad, enjoy kayaking, camping, and spending time with my wife and daughter.

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Professional Summary

Motivated CPA with 7 years experience and well rounded skill set in both tax and audit environments. Extremeley comfortable with new technology and currently pursuing a Masters in Information Systems with conentrations in SAP ERP systems & Cybersecurity. My career forcus is on continual growth and obtaining work experience neccesary for the CISSP & CISSA certifications.

Skills & Accomplishments
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) - 2016
  • Extensive MS Excel Proficiency
  • Federal/State tax preparation
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Expert in QuickBooks Pro
  • Client Relations
Work History
Senior Tax Accountant, 01/2015 to Current
MC Kostzrewa & Co Mt.Pleasant, MI
  • Prepares and reviewes complicated 1040, 1041, 709, 1120, 1065, & 990 returns using CS UltraTax and provides tax planning advice for future years.
  • Manages IRS and State audit assistance process for clients, such as CP2000, CP22A, etc.
  • Drafts and reviews financial statement compilation reports and conducts variance analysis for management
  • Responsible for tax minimization and planning relating to a wide range of client industries with a focus on clients in the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Maintains income and expense schedules for client's oil & gas investment activities.
  • Prepares cash tax forecasts for planning and estimated payments.
  • Performs extensive research on technical tax issues related to consulting projects.
  • Performs complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Performed investigation into client cost-sharing arrangement resulting in a $350,000 settlement reduction.
  • Maintains client relationships and works closely with clients on all aspects financial management.
  • Represents firm on local service board. Serving as the Treasuer for Community Cancer Services of Isabella County since 2015.
Staff Accountant (Audit & Tax), 08/2013 to 12/2014
Rehmann Cheboygan, MI
  • Assisted in comprehensive financial audits, federal and state compliance audits, and agreed-upon procedure engagements for For-Profit as well as Governmental and Nonprofit entities.
  • Conducted audits for employee benefit plans, including 401(k) plans and defined benefit pension plans.
  • Performed testing of controls for Government Yellow Book, Non-Profit, & Single Audits.
  • Performed analytical procedures/analysis to detect unusual financial statement relationships.
  • Identified and communicated accounting and auditing matters to Seniors and Managers.
  • Documented and tested internal control operational design and effectiveness.
  • Drafted management representation letter comments, recommendations, and audit reports for management review
Bachelor of Science: Accountancy, 2013
Lake Superior State University - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Masters Of Science : Information Systems Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI

Concetration: Enterprise Systems using SAP

Current GPA - 3.97