(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
SALES AND USE TAX MANAGER/AUDITOR Analytical and results-driven accounting and financial professional with extensive experience in sales and use tax administration and auditing. Skilled in tax and data analysis, reporting, forecasting, tax law regulations, and management of corporate financial performance. Accomplished in the development of strategic tax auditing and revenue recovery to enhance financial performance, streamline operations, strengthen productivity, and improve financial controls. Areas of excellence include: · General Accounting · Monthly Reconciliation and Recording · Forecasting · Audit Review Procedures · Taxpayer and Business Registration · Monthly and Annual Tax Reports · Sales and Use Tax Audits · Sales and Use Tax Collection and Distribution · Business and Financial Analysis
Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, JPI Star, Laserfiche, QuickBooks, Prosystems, and LaCerte.
McNeese State University Lake Charles, LA Expected in 1 2006 Bachelor of Science : Accounting - GPA : Accounting
, Expected in Masters of Business Administration : - GPA :
Taylor Wimpey Plc - Certified Tax Examiner
Richmond, VA, 09/2013 - Current
  • Supervise audit operations and staff in dealing with State and Local Sales Tax audits for over 25 parishes.
  • Conduct extensive research and ensure proper taxation on sales and use tax regulations, including all aspects of sales tax law, rate changes, tax litigation, uniform tax code, and revised status changes and updates.
  • Handle parish correspondence to ensure key audits get assigned and all the administrators needs have been meet.
  • Serve as the sole contact for audit submittals to the parish administrator and State of Louisiana Audit Manager.
  • Expertise in the application of Sales and Use Tax in the areas of the Oil and Gas Sector, as well as the Manufacturing and Production Industry.
  • Collaborate with taxpayer in regards to requesting audit data, taxpayer returns, applicable accrual reports, geocode and material tracking logs, and accounting information.
  • Monitor, track, and analyses large volumes of materials and equipment in order to allocate a[applicable taxation across multiple State and Local Taxing Jurisdictions via Geocode, Business Unit Listing, and Account Coding.
  • Data analysis with an in-depth knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas Sector, Oilfield Service Industry, as well as the Construction Industry in dealings with cost ratios and material allocation across multiple-parish and multi-state jurisdictions.
  • Extensive training in cost-ratio analysis and material percentage allocations affecting extensive projects across multiple taxing jurisdictions and states.
  • Use applications such as Vertex Tax, Sonris, and Dodge Reports to monitor and track construction and oilfield service industries for activity within given parishes and states.
  • Allocate materials and tax accruals spanning across multiple jurisdictions to apply the applicable Use Tax to be assessed.
Jefferson Davis Parish - Sales Tax Audit and Compliance Auditor
City, STATE, 01/2010 - 09/2013
  • Manage a vast array of registered accounts dealing with multi-parish/multi-state sales tax returns and tax reporting standards.
  • Analyze detailed financial data in order to conduct necessary accounting and auditing procedures.
  • Strategically resolve public billing issues providing direct public-facing initiatives that communicate complete integrity on financial and sales tax concerns.
  • Conduct research and ensure proper taxation on sales and use tax regulations, including all aspects of sales tax law, rate changes, tax litigation, uniform tax code, and revised status changes and updates.
  • Strong focus on taxpayer education and compliance on both an individual and corporate basis.
  • Research, draft, and issue tax compliance correspondence to various subsidiaries and entities in regards to tax laws and regulation, accounting procedures, and state regulations.
  • Collaborated with various tax professional representatives from a parish, state, and multiple-state venue to improve new, more advanced sales tax policies, IT integration, and auditing standards.
  • Perform a broad range of accounting.
  • auditing, tax, and consulting activities including advising taxpayers about tax advantages and disadvantages of certain business activities pertaining to local, state, and multi-state transactions.
TL Of Louisiana - Assistant Finance Manager
City, STATE, 01/2008 - 01/2009
  • Plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate the activities of a credit department in an industrial or commercial organization.
  • Advise customers on the commercial and personal financial services corresponding to their individual needs.
  • Ensure credit policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines and applicable legislation.
  • Responsible for all aspects of process controls and financial functions.
  • Enhanced forecasting tools and processes to improve revenue, which added transparency to processes and reduced absolute loss forecasting variance under the corporate benchmark.
  • Maintained, verified, and reviewed payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and employee benefits.
  • Supported business line strategic initiatives, including product and channel profitability analysis, and oversaw all aspects of financial planning and analysis process.
  • Designed and implemented new financial data infrastructure and tools that optimized financial planning and analysis processes.
  • Hired new team members and mentored/coached existing team members to build one of the best financial departments in the business group.
  • Managed commercial and personal loan portfolios comprised of multiple business sales accounts.
Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators (LATA) Member, LATA- Tax Related Information and Litigation Summary (TRIALS) Committee, LATA- Education Committee, National Collegiate Athletic Association- Track and Field Lettermen at McNeese State University, Coastal Conservation Association, and Ducks Unlimited.
Work History
Sales Tax Department -
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Certified Tax Examiner (Claire), License #0092 Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators
accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accruals, accrual, auditing, benefits, billing, consulting, credit, Data analysis, financial, financial planning and analysis, focus, forecasting, LaCerte, law, litigation, materials, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, Oil, payroll, policies, processes, Coding, QuickBooks, reporting, Research, Sales, strategic, Tax, Vertex
Additional Information
  • Professional License Certified Tax Examiner (Claire), License #0092 Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators

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