senior tax manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced finance professional with a proven track record of success in building teams and executing on high profile projects supporting an entity's objectives.  I am looking to use my skills and experience outside of a corporate environment.

  • CPA (inactive)
Work History
Senior Tax Manager, 05/1985 to 06/1994
Autodesk Inc.Oklahoma, PA,

Served both individual and corporate clients, specializing in insurance taxation
Formed strong foundation of tax knowledge, leadership, management skill and business acumen

Tax Planning Leader, 07/2000 to 09/2007
Cbiz, Inc.Atlanta, GA,
  • Key member of capital management team, with focus on developing reinsurance and capital markets solutions for product ROE enhancement
  • Thought leader and tax lead on $16 billion IPO-catalyst reinsurance transactions, which increased Genworth ROE by over 100 bps
  • Key member of IPO team, providing leadership on tax sharing agreements, legal entity structuring team and accounting treatment for tax separation agreement
  • Implemented framework for internal and external communication of tax impact on financial statements
  • Implemented framework for managing tax base
CFO, Capital Markets and Growth Ventures, 09/2007 to 01/2009
Genworth FinancialCity, STATE,
  • Lead financial impact analysis and financial due diligence of potential bank acquistion, which would have made Genworth eligible for TARP money
  • Completed two excess reserve financings for over $1 billion, achieving regulatory approval to use conditional letters of credit for the first time in the industry
  • Managed Bermuda entitiy capital position that allowed a $200MM dividend to Genworth's holding company at the height of the financial crisis, providing needed financial flexibility that helped preserve investment-grade ratings
Reinsurance and Capital Solutions Leader, 01/2009 to 07/2013
Genworth FinancialCity, STATE,
  • Executed on numerous internal and external reinsurance treaties across the GNW businesses, providing risk transfer and over $X billion of capital relief
  • Influenced the Bermuda Monetary Authority during their development of a new regualtory regime, similar to Solvency II, stabilizing the capital position of Genworth's Bermuda entities
USLI Reinsurance Leader, 07/2013 to Current
Genwort FinancialCity, STATE,
  • Re-organized reinsurance function for the US life companies, bringing together a team from different parts of the organization and developed both long and short term team objectives and goals
  • Stabilized the functioning of the reinsurance team by focusing on processes and staffing, allowing needed year-end execution of four reinsurance treaties
Tax Director, 07/1994 to 06/2000
Genworth FinancialCity, STATE,
  • Built tax department from one to 20 employees
  • Established controllership foundation and planning expertise
  • Managed tax aspects of acquisitions, resulting in significant value creation via stepped-up tax basis, avoided tax contingencies and over $30 million in purchase price adjustments
  • Integrated all acquisitions into centralized tax function
  • Implemented tax planning strategies that resulted in over $200 million cash and GAAP tax benefits
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 1985
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire - Eau Claire, WI
Graduated summa cum laude

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Tax Manager
  • Tax Planning Leader
  • CFO, Capital Markets and Growth Ventures
  • Reinsurance and Capital Solutions Leader
  • USLI Reinsurance Leader
  • Tax Director


  • Bachelor of Science

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