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					                                                                                                CHARLES DIEE
East Windsor, NJ 08520                                                                            609-529-3731
                                                                                               cdiee@yahoo.com

                                                   PROFILE

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
     customers.

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
Senior Accountant

    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
Staff Accountant

                                            EDUCATION
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

				
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Description: Charles Diee is an accounting professional with 19 years of experience providing superior accounting, analysis and compliance at both large and small corporations and has gained extensive experience in sales & use and property tax compliance, account reconciliation, and month end reporting.