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Sales Manager

Houston, Texas, 77044, United States
March 31, 2011

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Kevin D. Hilaire

***** ****** ***** **, ******* TX 77044

(H) 281-***-****

(M) 323-***-****



University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Masters of Business Taxation

California State University, Los Angeles, California

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, cum laude


kB Home 2005 to 2010

Los Angeles, California

Director, Tax

< Manage key elements of quarterly and annual income tax provision,

including all SEC disclosures and analysis

< Lead adoption and implementation of process changes related to new

accounting standards such as FAS 123R and FIN 48

< Planning and research of significant transactions such as sale of French


< Assist in preparation and review of all tax compliance activities

< Calculation of foreign tax credit and preparation of Forms 1118, 5471,

and 8865

< Lead implementation of 199 manufacturer's deduction, including

compliance and tax accounting requirements

< Maintain and monitor internal control processes to ensure SOX compliance

< Assist with all federal and state income tax audits

< Monitor changes to accounting standards, such as FASB codification, FIN

48, IFRS, etc.

Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. 2002 to 2005

Pasadena, California

Tax Director

< Assist in consolidating tax function from three locations to head office


< Implemented Corptax software for income tax compliance & FAS109 reporting

< Implemented and remediated various controls to ensure SOX requirements

met for initial SOX opinion

< Manage compliance function including all federal, state, sales & use, and

property tax

Continue Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.

< Review FAS 109 tax provision, including proper treatment of foreign

subsidiaries (APB 23) and analysis of valuation allowance

< Manage company's federal and state audits for income, sales & use, and

property tax

< Research various income, sales & use, & payroll tax issues impacting the

company's business

< Provide tax due-diligence on various business transactions

Sony Corporation of America 2001 to 2002

Culver City, California

Assistant Tax Director

< Manager of tax compliance function at Sony Pictures Entertainment

("SPE"), Sony Corporation's motion pictures' division encompassing

greater than 500 legal entities

< Manage 2 professional staff in all tax compliance functions

< Supervise preparation of tax returns for SPE related entities for federal

consolidated return, partnerships, and various local returns

< Prepare and review SPE's domestic and international tax provision

Atlantic Richfield Company 1992 to 2001

Los Angeles, California

Tax Advisor (last)

< Prepared and managed consolidated apportionment of interest expense, G&A,

R&D, and state income tax for foreign tax credit purposes

< Coordinated company's tax compliance related to Canada and Mexico retail


< Determined consolidated foreign tax credit for quarterly tax estimates

< Prepare response to federal and state audit requests

< Directed staff of 7 within accounting group in preparation of tax data


< Prepared models for tax planning related to various transactions

< Implemented financial and tax accounting for acquisitions in Mexico and


< Assisted in preparation of various regulatory filings required of

refining and transportation divisions by Federal Energy Regulatory

Commission ("FERC")

< Tax compliance for large consolidated federal return, various state

combinations, and separate state filings for multi-state company

Coopers & Lybrand 1989 to 1992

Los Angeles, California


< Performed wide variety of income tax compliance, including preparation of

individual, corporation, partnership, estate, and trust returns

< Performed financial statement audits in numerous industries, including

manufacturing, hospitality, health care, and non-profit

LICENSE (Inactive)

Certified Public Accountant, California State Board of Accountancy, 1991

Professional Memberships

California Society of CPAs

Tax Executives Institute, Inc (Houston Chapter)

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