Tax Accountant Resume Sample Three

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James Smith


  • Accounting professional with 10+ years working with public accounting firms and corporate tax departments; experience in federal and state income tax returns for trusts, tax exempt entities, partnerships, corporations and individuals and filing of form 1042, 1042S and 1099.
  • Great knowledge in researching and documenting tax consequences of transactions, developing and implementing tax strategies and representing clients in IRS and various state government tax audits.
  • Self starter and can work as a team member or independently to accomplish company objectives.
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written; ability to communicate with all levels within the organization and with outside administrators and consultants as needed.
  • High level of organizational skills and ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects at a time and meet multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Advance skill level with Excel, proficient with Word, research and tax software such as CCH Pro-System and tax software such as OneSource Trust Ease, Go System and Lacerte and familiar with Trust Accounting software including SunGard and Metavante.


ABC Corporation 01/2009- present
Tax Accountant

  • Federal compliance, review, and preparation of corporation, insurance, partnership and private foundation tax returns.
  • Accounting for income taxes in accordance with FAS 109, current, deferred tax analysis, and journal entries for numerous insurance and non-insurance subsidiary provisions.
  • Maintain standards for Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and FIN 48 compliance.
  • Coordinate with fixed asset accountant the necessary information for correct tax depreciation calculations, review tax depreciation calculations and schedules for accuracy.
  • Analyze accrual accounts for deductibility pertaining to the provision and tax return.
  • Assist in the completion of the tax footnotes for the annual statements.
  • Identify reportable transaction disclosures for consolidated tax return.
  • Prepare tax filings for new entities, dissolutions and liquidations.
  • Prepare and maintain basis calculations for partnerships.
  • Maintain database and contact information to verify all K-1’s are received for the tax returns.
  • Assist with audit requests, research and implementation of tax consequences.
  • Participate in the implementation of new provision, fixed assets, and ERP systems

DEF Incorporated 6/2004-4/2008
Sr. Tax Accountant

  • Responsible for preparing and timely filing sales and use tax returns for 42 States using VERTEX Tax Solutions.
  • Updating tax RATES and GEO codes in Vertex database on monthly basis.
  • Strictly monitoring tax matrix index by product line for taxability.
  • Complied with new tax laws changes on regular basis.
  • Maintained a proper system for renewing business licenses for various states.
  • Maintained monthly tax calendar for keep track of filing for states and local returns.
  • Handled sales and use tax auditors from various states time to time.
  • Prepared and paid quarterly federal and franchise estimate tax.
  • Responded to all the tax notices and other queries from various states in timely manner.
  • Prepared balance sheet recons for sales tax payable account.
  • Responsible for maintaining FIXED ASSETS using FAS systems for fixed asset.
  • Maintained a proper procedure of internal controls for fixed assets as per company policy.
  • Reconciled the sales and use tax accounts with general ledger for all the states.
  • Reconciled the rollover account of fixed assets and lots of other balance sheet accounts.
  • Filed and prepared property tax return 571-L on yearly basis.

GHI Company 11/2001-4/2004
Senior Tax Accountant

  • Preparation of 1041 tax returns.
  • Preparation of 990 tax returns.
  • Preparation of 1065 partnerships.
  • Represent client as POA with IRS issues.
  • Assist staff with preparation of tax returns.
  • Full communication with tax clients.
  • Preparation of tax returns for high-net worth individuals with multi-state filings.
  • Preparation of tax returns for clients from foreign countries.
  • Prepare amended tax returns for both individuals and businesses.
  • Review individual tax returns.


Certified Public Accountant, CPA
Pursuing a degree in Master of Taxation.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a GPA of 3.5-4.0.


  • Tax software including Go System, Pro-System (CCH) and Insource, One Source Trust Tax system, Lacerte; research software including RIA, CCH and Lexis and accounting software including: Platinum and Quick Books.
  • Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook and Windows 95-98-XP.

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