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Senior Auditor/Accountant with Specialty in Real Estate Taxes

Kings County, New York, United States
January 18, 2018

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Accomplished and results-driven professional experienced in research and appraisal as well as conducting tax audits in fast-paced environments. Successful in relationship building and collaborating with cross-functional departments and personnel. Familiar with GAAP standards and accounting processes and procedures. Employs professionalism, technical knowledge and superior communication skills to meet client/company needs.


Touro College September 2011

Bachelor of Science in Accounting New York, NY

GPA: 3.84

Honors: Touro College Accounting Award (2011), Dean’s List (2009 – 2011)

150 Credits Acquired


Podell, Schwartz, Schechter and Banfield LLP January 2012 – Present Senior Audit Associate New York, NY

Perform and review consolidated and non-consolidated financial statement audits for various private clients within the real estate industry (commercial and residential) to ensure compliance with GAAP.

Audit financials of clients seeking real property tax deductions in New York's largest tax certiorari law firm.

Complete numerous financial, payroll, sales tax and workers compensation audits, and oversee preparation of tax returns

Act as primary interface for the due diligence process and prepared financial analysis and reporting packages.

Budget and forecast revenues and cost performance; identifying risks and opportunities for key metrics.

Issue client advisories to boost the ability to obtain recommended projected appraisals for real property taxes. Contribute to the production, review and analysis of the monthly reporting package for use by senior and junior partners.

Conduct projections of prospective Real Estate Taxes and subsequent legal fees. Assess expenses and the balance sheet, and compile month-end journal entries. Reconcile statements essential for the NYC Tax Commission Hearings.

Work with the firm on top-priority cases to ensure deal related expenses are properly recorded and invoiced to clients. SKILLS

Leadership and teamwork Auditing expertise

Adept at reconciliation of statements Extensive research and analytical ability Reporting of accounts payables/receivables Knowledgeable of accounting processes Problem solving and excellent communication Proficient in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, QuickBooks ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Participate in a Big Brother-Little Brother organization on weekends

Instruct as a Substitute Teacher-Yeshiva Chasdei Torah Elementary School

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