Tax Consultant08/2017 to CurrentThe Home Depot Store Support CenterAtlanta, GA
Responsible for a variety of tax projects supporting sales/use tax team.
These include special studies to determine tax implications of company operations, tax rates, sales/use VAT tax audits, product taxability issues and tax exempt issues.
Serve as liaison between Home depot customers and subsidiary businesses.
Tax Consultant01/2017 to 08/2017Carter's Corporate HeadquartersAtlanta, GA
Worked on minimizing property tax assessments and property tax returns.
Developed and implemented processes to ensure companies complex fixed assets system is reported accurately.
Researched and analyzed tax information for sales & use tax reporting.
Assisted with tax computations, and correspondence with state, and sales tax notices and audits.
Assisted various other corporate clients in the completion of complex tax projects, including income and franchise tax compliance, state tax audit defense, sales & use tax, property tax compliance and tax research related to the application of state and local tax laws.
Tax Project Professional02/2013 to 01/2016Experis Finance Jefferson WellsAtlanta, GA
Prepared federal consolidated tax returns and multi-state (s) returns using OneSource and Corp-tax software.
Prepared US international components of tax return (5471, 8858, 1118, etc.).
Prepared analytical spreadsheet and research related to the application of state and local tax laws.
Reviewed and prepared responses for submissions of numerous state tax notices and audits.
Prepared multiple state property tax returns for retail client.
Honored by client for outstanding tax compliance work.
Tax Consultant02/2010 to 02/2013Executax & Accounting SvcsKennesaw, GA
Performed extensive federal and multi-state tax compliance work for a wide range of corporate and individual clients.
Reviewed and summarized financial data for analysis and preparation of tax returns.
Prepared supporting schedules for federal and state tax provision.
Researched various tax issues supporting the tax return.
Prepared unclaimed property and sales & use tax returns.
Replied to tax notices and communicated with IRS and State tax agencies.
Tax Manager02/2006 to 02/2010BRAND ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE SVCSKennesaw, GA
Directly responsible for all the federal and state tax compliance, including US, Puerto Rico, and Canadian operations.
Prepared International returns, including Forms 5471, 8858, and 1118 and all supporting documentations.
Researched and resolved U.S.
tax questions from Controllers, Business units, and management.
Effectively resolved state tax and sales and use tax notices, audits, including evaluating the implications of potential settlement to ensure best outcome.
Assisted with the preparation of tax accounting and tax provision calculations.
Supported Sarbanes-Oxley review and assessment of material accounts and related critical processes.
Effectively incorporated the acquisition of 5 companies within 18 months into tax reporting process.
Closed outstanding Pennsylvania sales & use tax audit with minimal tax liability.
Tax Manager01/2002 to 01/2005Columbian Chemical, IncMarietta, GA
Tax Manager01/1999 to 01/2002Mohawk Industries, IncCalhoun, GA
Tax Manager01/1996 to 01/1999Paragon Trade Brands IncAtlanta, GA
Tax Staff01/1994 to 01/1996BellSouth CorporationAtlanta, GA
Tax Staff01/1987 to 01/1994Price WaterhouseCoopers, LLCAtlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science: AccountingNew York Institute of TechnologyNew York, NYAccounting
Accounting Corporate and Partnership Taxes
A leader in profit and tax reduction (7 years Big 4 CPA firm and experience with large multi-national corporations) with comprehensive business background in corporate, individual and partnership taxes. Possessing in-depth knowledge of accounting, federal and state tax compliance, partnerships, and individual taxation. Offering proven qualities and attributes in leadership, analytical skills, and interpersonal skills. Proven and successful record in process improvement to streamline reporting issues to identify opportunities for tax savings.
Property Tax International Tax State Tax Audit Defense Partnerships Working knowledge of the following tax Tax Accounting ASC 740 software's: Corp Tax, RIA (In-Source), One Proficient in various tax research and planning Source, TurboTax and Fast-tax. tools (CCH, BNA, and RIA). General and tax accounting Process implementation Proficient in Microsoft Office Proficient in various Accounting systems, fixed assets, JD Edwards, SAP, and People-Soft. Working knowledge of
Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Pivot Tables, tax reporting, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Tax Research Tools includes;
CCH, BNA, and RIA and Avalara Tax.