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Manager Accounting

Location:
Uxbridge, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
January 30, 2018

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Christopher M. Conley

Uxbridge, MA

508-***-****

ac39k2@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

Am a results-driven professional with 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry with expertise in Regulated Investment Companies (RICs). Work experience in tax, fund administration, and accounting with the goal of exceeding the client’s requirements and expectations

Areas of experience:

Federal and State tax returns

Compliance (IRS and Sec)

1099 Reporting (primarily 1099-Misc)

Mutual Funds and Tax Accounting

Account Reconciliation

GAAP Reporting

Bloomberg and Reuters

Shareholder Reporting (ICI primary and Secondary)

RIA Checkpoint, ATX, E-Forms and CCH ProSystems Tax Software

Financial Statements

Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Research tax related issues using tax codes and regulation cases

Identify and research tax regulatory compliance initiatives

Preparation and review of various tax forms including FACTA self-certification forms

Professional Experience

Federated Investors, Incorporated, Tax Supervisor, September 2017 to January 2018, Pittsburgh, PA

Prepare and review tax work papers and filing of appropriate extensions

Prepare and review diversification analysis on a quarterly basis

Review annual financial statements for tax disclosures

Review federal tax returns, state and city license fee forms, and tax work papers to be included as part of the financial statements

Determine the tax treatment for any distressed bond that the accrual was turned off by fund accounting

Invesco, LTD, Tax Assistant Manager, April 2015 to September 2017, Houston, TX

Complete performance reviews for Tax Administrators assigned during the year

Review annual financial statements for tax disclosures

Review federal tax returns, state and city license fee forms, compliance

packages, complex distribution analysis, and tax work papers to be included as part of the financial statements

Assist in the completing ICI primary and secondary spreadsheets that are published annually

Participate on a team that identifies and researches changes to the tax regulatory compliance initiatives

Monitor on a quarterly basis a selected group of tax work papers to ensure that standard operating procedures are being met.

Lead a group that prepared and taught the training on defaulted bonds

Coordinate and communicate daily operational tasks of the staff to ensure timely and accurate reporting and adherence to tax compliance laws

Preparation and review of various tax forms including FACTA Self-Certification Forms

Research securities to determine if any distribution was identified as a return of capital

Determine the tax treatment for any distressed bond that the accrual was turned off by fund accounting

State Street Corporation, Boston, MA

Tax Manager, 2009-2015 to April 2015

Tax Administrator, July 2006 through September 2007

Fund Administrator, June 2004 through July 2006

Work directly with clients in their fiscal year end and tax return filings

Review federal tax returns, state and city license fee forms, compliance

packages, complex distribution analyses, and tax work papers to be included as part of the financial statements

Review state income tax quarterly estimated payments and extension calculations

Act as a liaison between State Street Bank and external audit firms and

regulatory agencies

Prepared and taught REIT, PFIC, and Excise classes for the tax department

Review annual financial statements for tax disclosures

Prepare FIN 48 documentation at the fiscal year end

Assist in the completing ICI primary and secondary spreadsheets that are published annually

Prepare federal and state income tax returns

Assist in the review of IRS compliance packages by Fund Administration

Provide information as required to external audit firms

Assist in the completing shareholder reporting

Prepare tax work papers and distribution analysis and filing of appropriate extensions

Prepare financial statements for five to seven mutual funds on an annual and semi-annual basis

On a daily basis analyze the funds activity for compliance with the SEC, IRS and the fund’s prospectus

Review fund accounting ’s daily activity, and pay expenses bills

Provide survey companies with information about the mutual funds

On a monthly basis calculate the fund’s total returns, yields and the amounts of their distributions

John Hancock Financial Services, Tax Analyst, 2007 – 2009, Boston, MA

Prepare federal and state income tax returns, tax work papers, and distribution analysis

Assist in the review of IRS compliance packages by Fund Administration

Assist in the completing shareholder reporting and FIN 48 documentation

Provide bi-monthly analytic support to portfolio manager of a closed-end fund

Conduct classes on a specific tax adjustment on an annual basis

BNY Mellon (formerly PFPC, Inc.), Senior Mutual Fund Accountant, May 1999 to June 2004, Westboro, MA

Reconciled bank statements, booked expenses, cap stock activity and processed trades

Worked on the conversion of new client funds information

Researched manual prices and verified prices with the largest movement

Calculated the funds' NAV and inputted it into NASDAQ

Trained new accountants on the daily responsibilities

Education

B.S., Business with a concentration in Accounting, Worcester State University



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