East Windsor, NJ 08520 609-529-3731
I am an accounting professional with 19 years of experience providing superior accounting, analysis and
compliance at both large and small corporations. During my career, I have gained extensive experience in sales
& use and property tax compliance, account reconciliation, and month end reporting.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE
Accounting Audits General Ledger
Financial Analysis Reconciliations Income Tax
Personal Property Tax Sales and Use Tax Cash Flow
Government Interaction Multi-tasking Invoicing
Collections Leadership Meeting Deadlines
Training Root-Cause Analysis
CAREER HISTORY & SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS
Vitali & Associates, Old Bridge, NJ
Auditor November 2011-Present
Conduct productivity improvement studies at power plants to increase efficiency and lower costs for
AT&T, Bedminster, NJ September 2010-August 2011
Property Tax Accountant (Contract position)
File property tax returns and pay property tax bills to comply with local requirements.
Respond to and solve any property tax notices to keep accounts from becoming delinquent.
SEASONAL INCOME TAX PROFESSIONAL December 2009-April 2011
H & R Block, New Brunswick, NJ December 2010 – April 2011
December 2009 – April 2010
Anne Skalka & Associates, C.P.A.s, Lawrenceville, NJ March 2010 – April 2010
FINLAY FINE JEWELRY CORPORATION , New York, New York March 2008 - May 2009
Leading domestic jewelry retailer
Sales & Use Tax Accountant
Managed numerous projects to ensure compliance with state and local regulations. Prepared and filed 38
sales & use tax returns. Prepared multiple work site reports to fulfill state requirements.
Sales and use tax general ledger account reconciliations. Analyzed and corrected differences between
general ledger and monthly sales tax reports.
Coordinated sales tax audits. Supplied documentation to ensure compliance with state and local regulations.
Communicated with taxing authorities to maintain good standing with all jurisdictions.
CONTRACT ACCOUNTING August 2005 - March 2008
Worked as a contracted Staff Accountant, Tax Accountant, Analyst, and Consultant for Morgan Stanley
(06/07-03/08), Marino Ware (01/07-04/07), Medicia (04/06-11/06), Polymer Group Inc. (10/05-04/06), and
Bloomberg L.P (08/05-10/05).
At Morgan Stanley, analyzed general ledger transactions to identify potential sales tax refunds on capital
improvements. Trained intern to assist in personal property tax process.
With Marino Ware, performed exemption certificate project. Efforts made required exemption
documentation available for sales and use tax audits.
For Medicia, created various month-end journal entries to record monthly transaction in general ledger.
Prepared account reconciliations to ensure accuracy of the general ledger.
Completed GST/QST for Polymer Group Inc. Efforts ensured compliance with Canadian tax regulations.
For Bloomberg, required to normalize data from S&P 100 company financial statements. Used Bloomberg
template to plug in numbers, analyze data, and make sound financial comparisons.
GE HEALTHCARE INC., Piscataway, NJ November 1999 - May 2005
Sales and Use tax audit penalties became strain on company profits. Implemented new documentation
system for sales and use tax exemption certificates. In new system, accounts receivable required to request
certificates from all exempt customers. Efforts decreased penalties by $750,000.
Filed and paid sales and use tax returns for 80 domestic jurisdictions, 6 Canadian GST/PST returns, and
Maryland personal property. Ensured compliance with statutory regulations.
Performed inter-company netting, telephone/utilities accrual, and interest journal entries to maintain
general ledger. Completed 91 general ledger account reconciliations per month. Compared accounts to
source information and correct discrepancies. Maintained and organized exemption certificates for simple
retrieval during audits.
Monitored company cash flow to maintain all bank balances at established levels.
NEWCOURT CAPITAL USA INC. (now CIT GROUP), Parsippany, NJ August 1996 – October 1999
Sales and Use/Property Tax Accountant
Took advantage of early payment tax opportunity to win company a sizable discount. Received maximum
grade on review.
PRIDE TECHNOLOGY INC., Edison, NJ April 1993 – June 1996
BA, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 1993, Economics; Economic Options in Accounting and Finance
Dean’s List Honors
SOFTWARE AND TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
JD Edwards Oracle Vertex
Lawson One Source Platinum
Lotus 1-2-3 PTMS Power Plant
Macola eProperty Tax Quickbooks