KPMG: SUPERVISING SENIOR STATE AND LOCAL TAX/ THOMSON REUTERS: MANAGER STATE AND LOCAL TAX
A talented Business Management Professional with extensive Accounts Payable, Vendor/Client Services and State and Local tax management experience. More than 26 years of experience in Vendor relations and Client Services management (Retail, Airline, Technology, and State and Local tax). Over 20 years experience in leading accounts payables teams, processing invoices, managing vendors and auditing expense reports. Outstanding training, leadership, and communication skills. History of increasing sales and profitability.
Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Knowledge of SAP,
OneSource Indirect Tax
RIA Check Point
Accounts Payable professional
Expert in Vendor/Client relations
Excellent managerial techniques
Complex problem solving techniques
KPMG: Supervising Senior State and Local Tax/ Thomson Reuters: Manager State and Local Tax 05/2004 to Current KPMGAtlanta, GA
Build and create productive team environment. Recruit, hire, train, coach and develop new hires
Manage relationships with specific clients and
their expectations about the engagement.
Manage a team of tax associates providing direction and
training ensuring that resources are utilized appropriately
Facilitate communication with all levels of
management and business partners regarding tax compliance, systems and
100 percent compliance with quality and timeliness of tax reporting.
forecast future integration of new clients and ensure Sarbanes-Oxley audit and
controls are met.
Establish procedures and create processes for
improvements to ensure accurate tax liabilities, reconcile tax data and create
tax reports for the preparation of sales and use tax returns.
Supervisor of Accounts Payable12/1999 to 05/2004 Home Depot Store Support CenterAtlanta, GA
Supervised Accounts Payable functions including the daily processing of vendor invoices, handling over 5000 weekly payment discrepancies, account reconciliation, general ledger coding and month-end-closings.
Reduced time and costs and increased efficiency by introducing and documenting process improvements to secure prompt resolutions of vendor disputes.
Primary liaison between management, staff and clients.
Supervised staff members in areas of procedures, client relations and systems operations.
Ensured Sarbanes-Oxley audit and controls were met.
Assist with the rollout of the Help Desk function
Accounts Payable Lead/Financial Analyst12/1991 to 12/1999 Hewlett-Packard CompanyAtlanta, GA
Accounts Payable Lead
Responsible for effectively managing and resolving inquiries from suppliers, employees and management
Oversaw the daily operations of the Accounts Payable function including hiring, training and mentoring staff, invoice and payment processing.
Suggested and documented process improvements for processing payments and developed documentation of Accounts Payables internal controls for new and existing processes.
Responsible for the closing of the AP sub ledger, coordinating with GL Accounting and running month-end reports.
Responsible for the analysis of financial data that supported decision making, financial planning and forecasting for internal and external customers
Supplied Human Resources, Education, Credit Public Relations, and Quality functions with monthly forecasting, target expense analysis,driver data collection,annual forecasting of G & A expenses and special ad-hoc queries.
Record and monitor International sales activity to ensure timely and accurate reporting of legal revenues, expenses, inventory and cash management.
Reconcile all balance sheet activity for International and US accounts.
Reviewed and analyzed legal schedules prior to transmission to corporate financial reporting and prepare narrative of significant events as appropriate.
Responsibilities include analysis and monitoring of contribution activity, acquired long termed debt and insurance activity.
Reconciled and monitored US Accounts Receivable activity.
Master of Science: Technology Management1996University Southern PolytechnicMarietta, GA
Bachelor of Science: Accounting1989Florida Memorial CollegeMiami, FL
Sales Tax School 1 and 112006Institute for Professional in Taxation Atlanta, GA
Financial Reporting,Advance problem solving, Training/Coaching/Mentoring and Writing policies and procedures.