forensic auditor excise tax auditor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Excise Tax Auditor with over 18 years of successful experience auditing manufacturers in the regulated industries of alcohol, tobacco and firearms.

Progressively responsible and diversified accounting and auditing work that required:

- Knowledge of current accounting and auditing principles, theories, and principals to analyze and interpret various accounting systems and software

- Skill in analyzing data to determine it's effect on excise tax liability

- Leadership skills gained while acting as the Auditor in Charge on various audits and criminal excise tax cases

- Skill in interacting effectively with a broad range of individuals and negotiating with specialists in accounting, legal, tax and other positions

- Ability to adapt to different types of manufacturing environments and products

- Recognized consistently for performance excellence; outstanding reviews

As a Forensic Auditor with TTB, I was given specialized training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Georgia.

I have completed the following classes at FLETC:

- Criminal Investigations

- Anti Money Laundering classes

- Interviewing Skills

I am a licensed CPA in NC, and I am also a CFE. I have attended many CFE conferences and taken additional training in Fraud Investigations.

  • Account Reconciliation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Accounting Records Analysis
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Discrepancy Reconciliation
  • General Ledger
  • Tax Computation
  • Auditing
Work History
Forensic Auditor-Excise Tax Auditor, 03/2003 to 12/2021
Steel Dynamics, Inc.Greenup, KY,
  • Conducted detailed regulatory compliance and tax audits of manufacturers of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition
  • Reviewed financial records, tax returns, monthly production reports, and inventory records to determine if correct amount of excise tax was paid
  • Reviewed and analyzed records to determine compliance with TTB permit regulations
  • Trained new employees in audit techniques for detecting fraud in tobacco audits
  • Partnered with investigators from other federal agencies to share information and conduct detailed financial record reviews of suspected excise tax evasion, and other types of fraud in regulated industries
  • Attended meeting of US and Canadian officials to determine best practices in deterring illegal and counterfeit cigarettes from crossing borders
  • Participated in search warrants and onsite interviews of suspects; led other auditors in reviewing financial records to support criminal cases

Accounting Supervisor, 10/2002 to 02/2003
Acrt, Inc.Richmond, VA,
  • Prepared Bank Reconciliations
  • Prepared over 50 sales and use tax reports monthly
  • Corrected errors in the GL
  • Identified errors in the accounting software and worked with IT department to resolve data issues
  • Worked with state and federal agencies to resolve errors in prior tax filings

Corporate Controller, 07/2000 to 05/2002
Novogradac & Co. LlpAndover, MA,
  • Completed journal entries, reconciliations and account analysis to prepare monthly financial documents and general account management.
  • Completed tax filings in several states
  • Provided treasury and cash management by overseeing reconciliation of banking activity, credit card processing and sales tax returns.
  • Supervised and guided accounting staff.
  • Earned $25,000 bonus for streamlining bank accounts, resolving old tax issues with city of Chicago, and helped company come into compliance with tax obligations and compliance issues, both federal and state.

General Ledger Accountant, 06/1998 to 06/2000
Kenton County Airport BoardCity, STATE,
  • Collected and reported monthly expense variances and explanations.
  • Cooperated with senior leaders to create operating budgets and initiate financial planning.
  • Provided journal entries and performed fund accounting.
  • Tracked funds, prepared deposits and reconciled accounts.
  • Performed bank reconciliations on multiple accounts, worked with project accounting office on GL entries regarding new building projects
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 05/1997 to Northern Kentucky University - Highland Heights, KY,

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School Attended

  • Northern Kentucky University

Job Titles Held:

  • Forensic Auditor-Excise Tax Auditor
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Corporate Controller
  • General Ledger Accountant


  • Bachelor of Science

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