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Professional Summary
Motivated Executive Accountant with solid experience managing all levels of large scale projects, including budgeting and administration.  Controller experience in areas as manufacturing, retail, distribution and utility services.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of accounts payable
  • payroll
  • budgeting
  • and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and SOX Compliance.
  • preparing financial statements
  • and reports.
  • supervisory and management skills.
  • Power Point
  • Oracle
  • QuickBooks
  • and Great Plains accounting systems.
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Self-motivated
  • Conflict resolution
  • Extremely organized
  • Process implementation
  • accounts receivable
  • financing
  • cost control principals
  • Expertise in automated financial and accounting report systems
  • budgets
  • Possess good organizational
  • Knowledge of operating systems including Microsoft Word
  • Excel
  • SAP
  • Peachtree
  • Ability to motivate team and handle multiple tasks.
  • Project management
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Powerful negotiator
  • Team leadership
  • Work History
    Project Controls Analyst 08/2017 to 01/2018
    Zimmerman Berwick, PA
    • Project Controls Analyst at Talen Energy/Susquehanna.
    • Manage Cost Report for on-line and outage work.
    • Assist in Loadboard Development for craft staffing levels.
    • Maintain WBS structure for billable work.
    • Coordinate with client for funding authorizations, time sheet approvals and miscellaneous client requests.
    • Generate POs as needed.
    • Support estimating of work.
    Controller/CFO 02/2016 to 08/2017
    Strong Industries Northumberland, PA
    • Supervising and monitoring day-to-day business transaction entries.
    • Handling the tasks of preparing and analyzing budgets and financial reports.
    • Establishing and monitoring internal controls and ensuring accounting activities are in accordance with legal and company policies.
    • Maintaining accounting files, supporting documents and other confidential papers.
    • Analyze accounts for variances.
    • Worked directly with Human Resources to effectively promote hiring, ensure proper payroll set up, update employee handbook, and proper procedures and orientation upon hiring.
    • Analyze, review, and update policies and procedures.
    • Worked directly with purchasing management to achieve cost effective purchasing to maximize profits.
    • Achieved bringing the financial statements and reconciliations over a year old to reflect current and accurate financial information.
    Assistant Controller 09/2013 to 04/2016
    Core-Mark Midcontinent Wilkes-Barre, PA
    • Compute commissions.
    • Sox Compliance/testing.
    • Daily Sales Analysis.
    • Multiple state Cigarette tax filings.
    • Weekly snapshot.
    • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Departments.
    • Monthly journal entries.
    • Assist in month end closing.
    • Work with internal and external auditors.
    • Maintained weekly inventory of cigarette stamps.
    Tax Accountant 05/2011 to 07/2013
    DeAngelo Brothers, Inc Hazleton, PA
    • Compute and pay sales and use tax for over 40 states.
    • Auditing.
    • Compute and pay all payroll taxes for over 40 states.
    • File surveys in states.
    • Research and investigate what is taxable and not taxable for four companies.
    Controller 05/2009 to 08/2010
    Commonwealth Equipment Corporation Ashley, PA
    • Supervise employees performing accounting, billing, collections, and payroll duties.
    • Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, and banking including international payments.
    • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
    • Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes.
    • Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and non-organizational accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities.
    • Reconcile and balance all bank accounts.
    • Handled all Human Resources, workers compensation, and unemployment claims.
    • Prepare and pay monthly sales tax in several states.
    Office Manager/Controller 03/2006 to 05/2009
    Creative Business Interiors Kingston, PA
    • Supervise other employees in office.
    • Handled all Human Resources, workers compensation, and unemployment claims.
    • Billing of accounts, collections of receivables, paid monthly sales tax.
    • Input the payables, verified pricing, paid invoices weekly.
    • Receive credit cards, cash and checks and make deposits.
    • Compute, withhold, and account for all payroll deductions, file and pay all payroll taxes in a timely manner.
    • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
    • Post monthly journal entries, reconcile, and close the books accordingly.
    • Audit and made changes to the programming of financial reports to give correct financial statements.
    MBA: Business Administration 2011 Misericordia University - Dallas
    BA: Accounting 2008 Misericordia University - Dallas Magna cum laude
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    Professional Summary
    Accomplished and dedicated senior tax manager with progressive experience leading state and local income tax function at Fortune 30 organization. Identifies and implements strategies to reduce overall tax burden while ensuring high degree of state and federal compliance. Experience with mergers and acquisitions focusing on efficient and effective processes and customer needs. 
    • Leadership
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Mergers and acquisitions 
    • Compliance 
    • Teamwork
    • Strategic problem solving
    • Process improvement 
    • Collaboration and relationship building 
    Work History
    Senior Manager, State and Local Tax, 10/1997 to 12/2017
    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Deerfield, IL
    • Provided valuable input and analysis with the Walgreens and Alliance Boots merger, including evaluation of state tax effects and changes in effect rate based on foreign operations.
    • Controlled foreign corporations and their tax haven rules for states, including subpart F. 
    • Contributed to change in the overall tax rate, effects on apportionment, and state unitary issues and planning. Most recent project involved the acquisition of Rite Aid stores in numerous states.
    • Created various state scholarship credits for Walgreens. Increased social responsibility footprint of Walgreens, along with a state tax impact in excess of $4M. 
    • Key member in the state income tax provision process. Provided useful analysis regarding unitary and separate company state tax rate and FIN 48.
    • Provided excellent customer service to the accounting, tax planning, acquisitions, and tax audit departments.
    • Oversaw the  compliance related to the most significant tax planning strategies. Ensured the implemented strategies and benefits were included accurately in the state income tax compliance process. 
    • Key member of cross-functional team which provided leadership, direction, and advice to team members and senior management regarding state income and franchise taxes.
    • Challenged the current tax compliance process as part of best practice approach. Tax return deadlines accelerated through coordinated planning with federal tax and accounting teams.
    Manager, State and Local Income Tax, 2006 to 2013
    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Deerfield, IL
    • Managed state and local income tax compliance function.
    • Responsible for filing 400 tax returns for 80 legal entities in the U.S.
    • Conducted detailed analysis of quarterly state effective tax rate which directly impacted short-term company results.
    • Key member in largest acquisition in Walgreen's history to date. Acted as Subject Matter Expert (SME), providing valuable input and analysis on state effective tax rate and New York State combined filing group. Resulted savings were $8M in state income tax demonstrated by optimal combined group analysis. 
    • Researched tax laws and provided tax impact of pending state income and franchise tax legislation. Communicated knowledge across functional lines to achieve timely objectives.
    Assistant Tax Manager, 1999 to 2006
    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Deerfield, IL
    • Prepared and reviewed state income tax returns for Walgreens Co. and subsidiaries.
    • Advocated and contributed to first implementation of tax preparation software at Walgreens Co. 
    Tax Accountant, 1997 to 1999
    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Deerfield, IL
    • Arranged federal and state income tax returns for Walgreens Co. and subsidiaries
    • State income tax compliance was completed one month earlier than prior years
    Tax Analyst, 1992 to 1997
    Premark International Deerfield, IL
    • Developed federal and state income tax returns for all states.
    • Assisted with tax audits and tax planning.
    • Maintained and improved tax calendar
    • Coordinated tax work paper process with business units
    Bachelor of Science : Business Administration and Management, DePaul University - Chicago, IL
    • Illinois CPA society member
    • Committee on State Taxation (COST) member
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    I am a team player who is highly energetic, outgoing and detail-oriented. Comfortable working in a fast paced, challenging environment with a positive “can do” attitude. Able to work independently or as a team member. Capable to acutely focused on customer service and network building. Promptly develops vital relationships needed to operate as an effective real estate agent.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills through retail employments
    • Communication, leadership, teamwork and interpersonal skills in a client-orientated environment
    • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills developed through university projects and presentations
    • Confident user of computer software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    Tax Accountant Mar 2016 to Dec 2017
    AP Prime Solution PTY Ltd. Chatswood, NSW
    • Managed deliverables such as tax returns, extensions and tax planning calculations for individual, partnership, company and trust.
    • Determined clients' eligibility for tax credits, abatements or deductions.  
    • Preparation of statutory reporting including BAS/IAS and Payroll Tax.
    • Preparing the general ledger and month-end financial reports.
    • Processing year ended PAYG Payment Summary for clients. 
    • Application of ABN, TFN, GST and PAYG for Australian Business Registration. 
    • Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and tax audits to correct any discrepancies.
    • Communicating and liaising with the Australian Taxation Office and Australian Securities and Investments Commission on behalf of clients.
    Cafe All-Rounder Jan 2014 to Dec 2014
    Jamaicablue cafe Sydney, NSW
    • Performed multi-tasks simultaneously which demonstrated the ability to work under pressure
    • Summed up daily profits and losses and demonstrated accurate and efficient cashier abilities
    • Provided excellent customer service to ensure the growth of our customer base
    • Worked independently as well as with others to solve problems
    Cashier Jul 2012 to Nov 2013
    Fruit market Eastwood, NSW
    • Cash register organiser, summing of daily profit and losses
    • Balanced the needs of multiple customers simultaneously in a fast-paced retail environment.
    • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management.
    • Offered exceptional customer service to differentiate and promote the store reputation.

    Education and Training
    Master of Commerce, Accounting & Business Law 2016 Univeristy of Sydney Sydney , NSW, Australia
    Bachelor of Applie Finance 2014 Macquarie University Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Volunteer Experience
    University of Sydney - Peer Mentoring Program
    • Organise events such as a tour for new students to get familiar with the university environment
    • Assisted students on their study needs. 
    • Cantonese and Mandarin: Native Speaker
    • English: IELTS Average 7 (Fluently in Listening, Speaking, Reading and writing)
    Reference available upon request. 
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    Professional Summary
    Experienced Tax Accountant with demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry. Skilled in Tax, Accounting and Financial reporting  Knowledge of New Zealand and U.S. taxation and generally accepted accounting principles.
    Bachelor Degree in Applied Management: Auditing, Accounting Information Systems, Management 2016 Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology - Christchurch

    Graduate Diploma in Accounting: Professional Accounting, New Zealand Taxation 2014 Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology - Christchurch

    Diploma in Crisis Management of Enterprise : Accounting, Business/Management 2002 International Banking Institute - Saint-Petersburg
    Core Qualifications and Skills
    • Associate Member of CPA Australia (CPA qualification near completion)
    • Registered U.S. Tax preparer
    • Advanced Computer Skills (Excel, Word, Access)

    • Accounting Packages (MYOB, Xero, Ace payroll) 
    •  NZ Tax preparation software (iFirm)
    • US Tax preparation software (Lacerte Intuit)
    Work History
    Tax Accountant 09/2014 to Current
    Stephen Astor CPA Limited Christchurch
    • Preparation New Zealand tax returns for clients with foreign investments. Foreign investment funds (FIF) calculations. 
    • Preparation of U.S. Federal and State Tax returns for individuals, companies, trusts and partnerships
    • Preparation of General purpose Financial Statements  
    • Foreign Tax Credits applications and Reporting foreign financial assets according to numerous reporting requirements.
    • Coordinating with clients' New Zealand accountants to conform with U.S. and New Zealand double taxation agreement
    Accounts Officer 02/2015 to 12/2015
    Urban Structural Services Limited Christchurch
    • Monitoring and processing of payments and expenditure, reconciliation of financial data
    • Processing of payroll system, filing GST and PAYE tax returns in compliance with legislation
    • Group accounting, intercompany transaction journal entries
    • Keep liaison with banks and IRD
    • Worked as part of 30 persons team
    Accountant 02/2007 to 12/2013
    Protect-Audit LTD Saint-Petersburg
    • Generating financial statements and facilitating account closing procedures each month  
    • Maintaining financial records and preparing financial statements for use by outside investors and banks   
    • Maintaining integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts 
    • Filing tax returns and preparing governmental reports in compliance with strict standards
    • Training new employees on accounting principles and company procedures
    • Responsible for up to 15 staff at any time