Results-driven professional with years experience in both accounting and real estate fields. Unique combination of detail-orientation, financial acumen and interpersonal skills. Looking for an opportunity to utilize my talents for an organization offering growth potential in a challenging, professional and forward-moving environment.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Financial budgeting and reporting
Database reporting software (MLS)
Arizona Association of Realtors
03/2010 to Current
Property Acquisition ManagerSmart Real Estate – 2077 East Warner Road, Tempe, AZ 85284
Acquire an average of 30 properties each month.
Provide real estate sales comparables for potential acquisitions.
Provide financial analysis for investors, including cap rate, vacancy and cash flow potential.
Oversee project renovations and work closely with contractors to ensure project completeness.
Negotiate price and terms for investor-clients regarding property acquisitions.
Train new employees on multiple aspects of real estate acquisitions.
Reduce overhead by taking on more responsibility with creative and administrative projects.
Prepare end-of-month and quarter financial statements.
Perform complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
06/2006 to 03/2010
Project EstimatorEvergreen Spray Service, Inc. – 2485 West Shadow Valley Ranch Road, Prescott, AZ 86305
Identified millions in revenue opportunities by collaborating with management.
Negotiated prices, terms of sales and service agreements based on bid specifications.
Developed new business opportunities by effectively communicating product lines to large contractors.
Managed various types of projects simultaneously.
Computed cost estimates for materials, equipment, subcontracted work, and labor.
Analyzed contract specifications, proposals, and other construction documents to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates for bidding projects.
Prepared cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation for state and federal contracts.
02/2004 to 06/2006
Sales Tax Audit ManagerPetSmart, Inc. – 19601 North 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027
Responsible for managing all phases of sales and use tax audits for stores in 50 states, including various locations in Canada.
Developed self-managed audit program in order to reduce audit assessments.
Articulated audit findings, risks and detailed recommendations to upper management.
Supported management through risk identification, control testing and process improvement procedures.
Prepared financial reports for presentation to senior management.
Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.
Proactively researched technical sales and use tax issues.
09/2000 to 02/2004
State and Local Tax AnalystErnst & Young, LLP. – 2 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Prepared over 300 sales and use tax returns for clients on a monthly basis.
Researched technical tax issues and nexus studies related to consulting projects and wrote memoranda based on findings.
Prepared tax matrices for clients in various industries.
Managed sales and use tax audit defense projects, adding value to the client by reducing the proposed tax liability.
Prepared income tax and employment tax credits for multiple clients.
Managed reverse sales tax audit projects.
Worked with clients to help secure sales tax refunds.
Assisted technology group in Vertex systems integration and sales tax process mapping and documentation.
Bachelor of Arts: Accounting Saint Leo University - 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo, FL 33574