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Tax Accountants help clients with their financial and income tax statements. Example resumes of Tax Accountants show such responsibilities as assisting clients with investing and tax questions, and reviewing financial statements for the preparation of corporate returns. A bachelor's degree in accounting or another relevant subject is required to become a Tax Accountant, and employers want to see the additional 30 hours that are required in order to seek CPA credentials on applicants' resumes. A CPA designation is also a requirement for candidates who wish to be able to file reports with the SEC.

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Sr. Tax Accountant

Brought nationwide health care provider consisting of 24 separate business entities in 27 states into compliance regarding sales and use tax, property tax, and local withholding tax.

  • Initiated cross-unit audit process resulting in 85% decrease in amended W-2s and related filing costs.
  • Designed cross-unit process for verification of Social Security numbers, resulting in 100% accuracy of data entered into HRIS.
  • Spearheaded compliance with and became SME for PA Act 32.
  • Restructured UC Claim Reporting and Response procedures, resulting in an estimated $2 million in UC Tax savings.
  • Designed Tax and Annual Report Calendar that became template across company divisions.
  • Researched and resolved tax issues for division consisting of 1600+ colleagues.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Tax Accountant

Prepared and supervised the filing of over 65 monthly state and local sales and use tax returns.

  • Updated and corrected tax rates for company's nationwide system.
  • Reduced the company's tax liability by over $1 million by working on various income, sales, and use tax audits.
  • Saved company over $100,000 in penalties and interest stemming from erroneous sales tax collection and remittance.
  • Assisted on tax provision (FAS 109) for the company annual report.
  • Researched state sales and use tax guidelines in response to questions from the field or from customers.
  • Worked as interim Tax Manager for 3-month period.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts
MBA
Accounting
3

Tax Accountant

Prepared federal and multi-state tax filling for high net-worth individual, medium to large corporate, and partnership with assets ranging from $ 2 million to $10 million

  • Conducted research of various tax issues and communicated them through memos
  • Analyzed financial statements and client documentation in determining appropriate tax treatment
  • Performed quarterly and year-end tax projections to avoid and mitigate large amount of year-end tax payments using BNA tax planner
  • Assisted with responses to state and federal tax audits
  • Compiled work papers and make adjusting journal entries to trial balances
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
4

Tax Accountant

Prepared state and city corporate income tax returns, including consolidated and combined returns and associated documentation.

  • Assisted with the preparation of Form 5471s for the federal consolidated return, focusing on inter-company transactions
  • Assisted with year-end provision for foreign companies.
  • Prepared amended returns when required.
  • Maintained schedule of credit carry forwards/refunds and researched overdue/decreased amounts from various state departments.
  • Researched and responded to notices from various state taxing authorities.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Accounting
Accounting
5

Tax Accountant

Compiled and reviewed necessary accounting and financial data to ensure accurate completion of the tax returns

  • Prepared sales and use tax, property tax, business licenses, business and occupation tax, unemployment and workers' compensation, and local withholding tax returns and payments
  • Acted as a liaison to auditors and state agencies to ensure that all issues were resolved accurately and in timely manner
  • Processed and remitted over five million in electronic fund transfer tax payments
  • Communicated with internal auditors
  • Researched and resolved complex tax notices
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business & Finance
MA
Business
6

Senior Tax Accountant

Managed all US and Canadian tax reporting and audits. Compiled supporting documents and reports for outside auditors. Strong interaction with IT for updating and implementing tax rate changes and tax status.

  • Researched and resolved all tax issues, expediting timely accounts receivable (A/R) collections.
  • Managed process for all tax notices, alleviating exposure to penalties and interest.
  • Maintained / updated all business licenses and exemption certificates, alleviating tax exposure.
  • Reconciled all General Ledger (GL) accounts relating to taxes for month-end and year-end closings, ensuring correctness and accuracy.
  • Researched and recovered unpaid taxes from clients incorrectly coded in system, yielding $160K in tax and zero penalties and interest.
  • Assisted with transition from PeopleSoft / Taxware to SAP / Vertex, completing consolidated acquisition.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Finance
Accounting
7

Tax Accountant

  • Developed and implemented electronic construction projects tracking system & reduced searching time by 60%
  • Monitored and Analyzed project expense on monthly basis for >150 projects
  • Prepared tax withholding for property tax, sales tax and corporate tax returns
  • Consolidated tax expense reports from 6 subsidiaries
  • Coordinated external tax affairs with Chinese Tax Bureau
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Accountancy
8

Tax Accountant

Prepared a wide variety of Individual and Corporate returns including 1120, 1120S and 1065 using Lacerte software

  • Provided client services with daily consultations regarding small business and individual tax needs
  • Assisted clients with IRS and state notices
  • Researched tax law with interpretations and effects on client's liability
  • Prepared multi-state returns and researched tax law regarding each state's specific tax requirements
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
English
9

Senior Tax Accountant

Prepared individual, fiduciary, partnership, C and S corporate federal, state and local tax returns.

  • Provided tax and financial planning for individuals and businesses.
  • Researched tax issues at international, federal, state, and local levels.
  • Managed and reviewed payroll for 750 employees.
  • Prepared multi-state payroll for 100 employees including bonuses, commissions and variable pay rates.
  • Analyzed, reconciled and administered medical, dental and life insurance benefits for 900 employees.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Spanish
BS
Accounting
MS
Taxation And Financial Planning
10

Senior Tax Accountant

Prepared and reviewed insurance premium tax returns for four insurance companies with filing requirements in all 50 states.

  • Prepared and reviewed state income tax returns for four non-insurance companies with filing requirements in all 50 states.
  • Prepared the consolidated federal Form 1120 including thirteen subsidiaries.
  • Prepared and reviewed account reconciliations for all tax related accounts, such as State Income Tax, Premium Tax, Excise Tax, real estate tax, Federal Current Income Tax, and Federal Deferred Income Tax.
  • Prepared and reviewed the monthly Income Tax Provision.
  • Demonstrated management leadership during a time when the tax department did not have a manager. Directed workflow and divided and assigned responsibilities while the company was interviewing candidates for the management position.
  • Trained two employees, including my newly hired manager, on software and company practices.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Taxation

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