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Manager Tax

Location:
Clarksboro, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
January 22, 2018

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ALBERT A. PISANELLI, CPA

*** ******* ***** ********, *** Jersey 08096

856-***-**** ac340s@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE-LEVEL MANAGEMENT: Senior Tax Officer

Highly accomplished hands-on leader, strategic planner, and innovative developer of effective tax management strategies, with 30+ years of demonstrated achievements contributing to superior corporate performance through expert alignment of corporate tax initiatives and revenue goals with corporate objectives. Consistent track record of significant achievements in cash flow maximization, domestic and international negotiations, account development, and tax minimization strategies. Creative decision-maker and problem-solver focused on developing effective solutions and exceeding project goals while ensuring the continuous delivery of top quality services. Results-oriented with outstanding communications and team-building attributes. Areas of expertise:

Tax Cost Reduction & Management Strategic Planning Federal, State & Local Compliance

Domestic & International Negotiations Tax Accounting & Assessment Sarbanes Oxley Compliance

Mergers & Acquisitions Team Leadership & Training Public Speaking Technical Writing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VANGUARD GROUP, INC., Valley Forge, PA July 2010-October 2017

Largest Mutual Fund Company in North America with revenues in excess of $3.2 Billion and operations in 45 states and 12 foreign countries.

Director Domestic and International Corporate Tax

Lead the global income tax reporting and disclosures with U.S. GAAP. Lead our global foreign tax compliance and planning. Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation, filing and payment of all US Federal and State income tax statutory filings and estimated tax payments. Successfully lead the identification and implementation of tax minimization strategies both domestic and international. Participated with our Legal team on Vanguard’s global transfer-pricing strategies. Successfully lead in the management of audits related to both income and transactional taxes, including balancing goals of minimizing audit exposure and overall tax burden. Successfully lead with our Treasury team a project on repatriation strategies to balance the enterprises cash needs against the related tax impacts.

Key Highlights:

Successfully achieved $23.5 million of corporate cumulative tax credits from a research and development project.

Working with our Accounting group to implement integrated Tax Provision software to achieve process efficiency and assist with planning.

Successfully working with other business unites to save $2.2 million in property tax reductions annually

Successfully implemented UK VAT special method change that streamed line the VAT process and increased the recovery rate for the Group.

Successfully achieved $19.5 million of tax savings working with outside consultants on cost segregation project.

Working with outside legal counsel on a multi-lateral APA project with our Australian and UK subsidiaries.

Partnering with the Retail Business in evaluating the tax implications and business risk of expanding our sales force in 15 states.

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ORLEANS HOME BUILDERS, INC., Bensalem, PA 2007-2010

National Home Builder with $1.0 Billion in annual nationwide revenue across 18 states.

Director of Corporate Taxes

Successfully lead the corporate tax function including federal and state income and franchise tax planning and reporting, in addition to oversight of all federal and state tax audits and communications. Collaborate with senior management on joint venture land acquisitions and dispositions. Monitor updates to tax laws with possible business impact, informing senior management of all additions and changes. Reporting to the Board, on a regular basis, regarding tax planning strategies, lobbying efforts and financial reporting. Coordinate with home building tax executives on new federal legislation lobbying efforts. Plan periodic national Home Builders’ Tax Executives meetings to share ideas and benchmark processes. Conduct FAS 109 and FIN-48 analysis and reporting.

Key Highlights:

Rocketed cash flow by more than $220M by coordinating with CFO and operations personnel on disposition of underperforming assets, thereby maximizing cash flow.

Netted savings of more than $5.5M by restructuring existing legal entities.

Avoided more than $15M in penalties by entering into a voluntary disclosure agreement with a state taxing jurisdiction.

Enhanced operations, thereby eliminating resource constraints and system issues, by implementing third party software.

BARBACANE THORNTON & COMPANY, Wilmington, DE 2002-2007

Full service tax, accounting and business consulting firm.

Partner

Lead all tax department activities including staff and client development. Collaborated with managing partner on designing a new tax department quality control manual. Coordinated with various audit partners on client tax compliance and planning needs and issues resolution. Provided adept oversight of FAS 109 reporting and re-engineering for several Fortune 100 clients. Researched and developed tax issues articles for Delaware Society of CPAs and Delaware Chamber of Commerce. Directed 11 employees.

Key Highlights:

Expanded tax revenues by 40% by enhancing scope of services thereby attracting new and larger clients.

Decreased tax compliance cost and efficiencies by $900K per year by implementing and streamlining new technology.

VWR SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTS CORPORATION, West Chester, PA 1997-2002

Global Tax Director

Improved system efficiency by 80% over 5 years by developing a plan to reduce sales tax billing errors.

Work closely with the CFO on mergers and acquisitions both domestic and international.

Responsible for overseeing Transfer Pricing Study and establishing Transfer Pricing policy.

Work on transfer pricing issues with international operating entities.

Tax planning resulting in $5.0 million in savings annually

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ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

IU INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Philadelphia, PA

Tax Manager

Saved $14.3M in state and local taxes through effective tax planning for the sale of a major overseas subsidiary operation.

PRICEWATER HOUSE, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

Tax Manager

Developed and maintained relationships with Fortune 100 clients in the Delaware Valley area through expert assistance with federal income tax planning strategies. Work with multinational Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Service Companies.

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Taxation

Widener University, Chester, PA

Master of Business Administration in Finance

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

AFFILIATIONS

Tax Executive Institute

Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs



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