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Accounting State University

Petaluma, California, United States
February 16, 2018

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Polin Allahverdy

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Penngrove, CA 95409


EDUCATION California State University, Stanislaus Turlock, California Bachelor of Science Business Administration, concentration in Accounting, December 2015.

GPA: 3.472

Modesto Junior College Modesto, California Associate of Science Business Administration, Associate of Accounting, May 2013.

Payame Noor University Urmiye, Iran

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, May 2007.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Farsi, Assyrian and Turkish fluently.

EXPERIENCE Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Santa Rosa, California

Income Tax Preparer (Volunteer) January 2018 to April 2018

Went through a structured training and certification program.

Using TaxSlayer software to assist low-to moderate-income individuals, families and seniors in the preparation of their income tax return.

Gain the ability to recognize when required information is missing and take the initiative to remedy the situation in a professional manner through the use of interviewing skills.

BPM LLP Santa Rosa, California

Assurance Staff/Intern February 2016 to December 2017

Performed detailed audit testing for all major income statements and balance sheet accounts.

Gained comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilized the knowledge on engagements.

Conducted complex accounting research in US GAAP for the areas of derivations and market accounting.

Utilized knowledge of GAAP at year –end audit testing in many areas of accounting such as revenue, capital assets, operating expenses and debt.

Consistently met and exceeded deadlines and performance expectations as set by the team.

Assisted in developing, performing, and reporting on audits.

Utilized various software applications to complete tasks, create reports and deliver results.

Contributed to the planning, substantive testing, and concluding areas of the audits for several employee benefit plans including 401(k).

Performed the appropriate testing for auditing Employee Benefit Plans such as loans, rollovers, investments, and participant data testing.

Maintained good relationship with both audit team and client.

Conducted inventory counts at client locations (mostly winery) and matched physical observation with inventory accounting records for accuracy and completion.

Worked closely with client to access variances and differences found on audit reports related to inventory observation.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Turlock, California

Income Tax Preparer (Volunteer) January 2015 to April 2015

Assisted low income and elderly individuals in the preparation of their income tax returns.

COMPUTER SKILLS Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, Outlook, Peachtree, basic SQL and SAS.

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