KPMGJanuary 2012 to CurrentFederal Tax Associate Detroit, MI
Resolve critical tax, interest, and penalty issues through comprehensive and detailed review of federal and state tax notices, and subsequently prepare memoranda, supporting documents, and amended tax returns.
Complete consolidated and separate short period and full year federal, state, and local tax returns in accordance with appropriate tax jurisdictions.
Prepare quarter estimates, extensions, and related supporting documents for state and local returns.
Ensure completeness and accuracy of consolidated and separate entity-based provision work papers such as the rate reconciliation, current/deferred tax expense, and SUAD analysis, and draft tax memoranda and footnotes for the financial statements.
Execute preparation of form 3115 in conjunction with extensive tax research for the engagements involving changes in accounting methods.
Managed three multi-year Research and Development ("R&D") tax credit engagements through the entire claim process by quantifying and documenting the qualified R&D expenses (i.
MACAJanuary 2010 to December 2010President East Lansing, MI
Coordinated executive board members to publish an annual financial report in accordance with FASB statement 117.
Developed and led yearly events including mock interview and resume critique workshops.
Collaborated with five PwC Detroit-based tax and audit professionals to hold MACA's academic activities that allowed our members to learn more about the accounting firm's culture and client services.
Facilitated a business joint seminar along with five other business student organizations to share internship experiences.
Supervised preparation of a year-end banquet by ensuring every executive member contributed to performing tasks assigned, and more than 40 club members had the opportunity to expand their network and receive career advice.
February 2010 to April 2010Site Coordinator - VITA (Volunteer Income Tax As East Lansing, MI
Instructed 12 tax preparers to file individual tax returns correctly in accordance with the VITA tax return guideline.
Reviewed and corrected every tax return prepared and provided the tax return deliverable package to the taxpayers.
Analyzed and applied newly announced individual tax credits such as American Opportunity and Making Work Pay Credit.
KSOSeptember 2008 to August 2009Treasurer East Lansing, MI
Responsible for the entire tax exempt process by collaborating with IRS and MSU to specify contributions are tax deductible.
Applied for EIN (Employer Identification Number) by completing the Form SS-4.
Supervised financial transactions incurred during the year and updated an annual financial statement.
Coordinated and assisted with staff of 23 students to organize and promote upcoming annual events.
KPMGJanuary 2009 to April 2009Federal Tax Intern Detroit, MI
Prepared numerous tax return extensions and assisted in addressing tax issues with the IRS as part of tax controversy services.
Engaged in a transfer pricing project in which to analyze and document ongoing changes in the automotive industry.
Assisted to perform both audit and tax engagements by preparing various tax memoranda and referencing related calculations.
Participated in the 'Tax Assist Program' to aid people in need of tax expertise and to build a network with KPMG employees.
Eli Broad College of BusinessMay 2010Bachelor of Arts: Accounting
Eli Broad College of BusinessJun 2011Master of Science: Accounting
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITYEast Lansing, MI
MISC/AWARD International Patent (U.S. patent 10/275,450) Designed a new rubber cap for Epson specific printer ink cartridge Patent is being used by 'PRINTON', ink refilling company, based in South Korea Passed all four CPA exams and applied for Michigan CPA license CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level 1 candidate (Dec 2013)