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CPAs, also referred to as Certified Public Accountants or Tax Accountants, assist clients with their financial and income tax statements. Skills associated with example resumes of CPAs include preparing missing information lists for fellow accountants, assisting the payroll and sales departments with tax-related inquiries, and ensuring a timely and accurate billing process in order to collect prompt payments. A bachelor's degree in accounting or a related subject is required in order to become a CPA. Applicants should also show a CPA designation on their resumes if they seek the ability to file reports with the SEC.

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Audit Senior (cpa)

Independently managed engagement teams on public and non-public company engagements

  • Assisted local client with initial public offering and related S-1 Filings
  • Ensured first year 404 compliance for multiple clients
  • Provided edits to Financial statements and SEC filings to ensure proper disclosure
  • Performed technical research and provided accounting solutions to complex transactions
  • Communicated effectively and professionally with executive level individuals
  • Mentored less developed staff to assist in their career advancement
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
2

Cpa

  • Prepared federal and state tax returns for over 200 of Individuals, 30 of partnerships, and 25 of corporations annually
  • Researched inbound international tax issues for clients, such as NRA investment for US properties
  • Worked on compilation and review reports including compiling financial statements
  • Performed an operational audit of internal control resulting in improved controls and operating efficiencies
  • Analyzed accounting records, documents and other relevant information with GAAP
  • Counseled clients to set up business
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Taxation
3

Cpa

Tax Professional / Entry Level Accountant

  • Managed and maintained accounts receivable, accounts payable, and prepared invoices for clients.
  • Responsible for managing client relationships.
  • Responsible for preparing annual tax returns for clients.
  • Provided tax and financial advice to clients.
  • Calculated end-of-year accrual expenses related to salary, insurance, and prepaid expenses for clients.
  • Participated in projects that required great attention to detail and obtained knowledge of a wide range of accounting processes and practices.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
4

Cpa

Clerical Worker/Assistant

  • Developed clerical and research by completing comprehensive work ethics training and orientation sessions as required.
  • Demonstrated communication skills by handling walk-in customers, providing tax consultation to clients and assisted the manager with calls from clients
  • Helped develop budgeting projects and provided detail objective planning to help prepare client taxes for the fiscal year.
  • Facilitated teamwork at all times when implementing responsibilities delegated by Manager
  • Provided creative input for [company name] advertising campaign.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Which I Excel
5

Cpa

  • Worked for the Audit Staff and the Management Consulting Services Staff.
  • Selected by Tax Manager and Management Consulting Services Manager to conduct investment tax credit studies for an office of forty CPA's. Assisted Engagement Manager in presenting proposals to potential clients. Achieved substantial tax savings for existing and new clients.
  • Worked at Ernst & Whinney for six months each of my junior and senior years at Mount Union College as a co-operative education student.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Accounting And Mathematics (magna Cum Laude)
6

Cpa

Started CPA firm from scratch and now with approximately $300,000 in revenues

  • Raised $400,000 in real estate joint venture with clients
  • Tax preparation for 500 clients including 60 corporations
  • Real Estate and Biotech niches. Practice is 80% tax related.
  • Sarbanes Oxley consulting for mid-size firms.
  • Helped small companies raise initial Angel funding.
  • Current board member of American Arium a private high-tech firm in Irvine, CA.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
Taxation
Accounting And Business
7

Cpa

Performed year end purchase accounting for two acquisitions

  • Completed year end U.S. GAAP package and corporate tax filing information (parent based in Britain, operating plants also located in Canada)
  • Wrote, implemented and monitored fixed asset, leasing and capital acquisition procedures
  • Provided input for monthly closings and reporting
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor Of Business Administration-management
8

Tax Accountant, CPA

Worked with income tax compliance and assurance services with emphasis on oil and gas taxation

  • Developed tax planning, accounting, and bookkeeping skills
  • Prepared tax forecasts and projections
  • Performed staff training and assistance
  • Worked with asset management support
  • Communicated directly with clients regarding tax matters
  • Researched federal and state tax developments and legislation
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting, Management Information Systems
9

Cpa

Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

  • Performed 85 percent of the firm's bookkeeping tasks
  • Performed heavy data entry in QuickBooks
  • Prepared financial reports for assigned clients
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BBA
Accounting
10

Cpa

Accountant

  • Managed the bookkeeping for 18-20 separate accounts
  • Managed bank reconciliations and credit card accounts on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for full cycle payroll, calculating, sales tax payments, EFTPS payments, and UCT-6 payments when due
  • Assisted with filling out forms 2848 Power of Attorney, 2553 S-Corp Election forms, 1040 personal tax returns and 1120S Corporate Tax Returns
  • Prepared financial reports on a monthly basis to company owners along with keeping multiple excel reports up-to-date
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BA
Business Administration

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