Tax Accountant Resume Sample One

123 Main Street
Any town US 12345
(555) 555-5555

James Smith


Seasoned professional specializing in property accounting; managed fixed asset up to $217M net worth; developed and implemented fixed asset accounting policies and procedures; proficient in regular general ledger accounting.

Computer Skills:

Great Plains; FISERV; MAS500; FAS; SAP, Micro Soft Office


Tax Accountant
ABC Corporation, Los Angeles CA April 2008- November 2008

  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing and filing all states, locals Sales and Use tax returns.
  • Preparing and filing business property tax returns.
  • Responsible for analyzing and filing all foreign VAT tax returns (including UK, Swiss, Canada).
  • Managing the filings of corporate annual reports, state unclaimed property, states and local business licenses.
  • Handling business tax compliances, FIN 48, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance as well as research and support company’s tax positions and tax saving opportunities.
  • Providing technical supports to Collection group to review all tax exemption certificates and tax adjustment requests.
  • Working closely with IT and other finance related groups to maintain all tax related records for tax audit purposes.
  • Notary Public for Finance & Legal Departments.

Senior Tax and Compliance
DEF Incorporated, Newport Beach, CA May 2005-March 2008

  • Responsible for preparing federal, state, and local income, informational, sales and payroll.
  • tax returns for corporations, S corporations, partnerships, trusts and estates, and individuals.
  • Responsible for preparing compilations and financial statements for compliance engagements.
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual write-up work.
  • Responsible for preparing all informational forms and work papers for retirement plan engagements.
  • Responsible for reviewing all types of tax returns prepared by other tax preparers in our office.
  • Responsible for researching tax matters to enable others and myself to complete tax returns.

Tax Accountant
GHI Company Costa Mesa, CA January 2002-February 2005

  • Primary anchor and manager of Tax Group within firm assigned to complicated and complex tax issues and returns.
  • Review client financial statements for conformance with accepted standards of tax return submission.
  • Apply extensive knowledge of oil and gas accounting for completing full bookkeeping for smaller clients and reviewing client provided books for larger clients; including both working and royalty interests, equipment additions and dispositions, and complete sales of interest.
  • Continually mentor junior associates in interpretation and implementation of applicable tax laws.
  • Successfully incorporate an extensive understanding of tax law related to employment, franchise, sales, use, income, gross production, and withholding taxes and requirements.
  • Actively advise and coordinate management of new engagement opportunities and new markets.


Bachelor of Science – Recreation Administration (Resort and Lodging Management)
California State University, Chico CA
Associate of Arts Degree in General Education
De Anza College, Cupertino CA

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