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Program Manager Accounting

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Posted:
May 17, 2018

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Alice Shiotsugu

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA ***** ~ 310-***-**** ~ ac5h0r@r.postjobfree.com

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Dedicated Adjunct Professor with a solid background in diverse areas of lecturing and teaching in higher education institutions. Comprehensive background in taxation, finance, accounting, and information systems. Adept at student engagement strategies. Fluent in English and Spanish; intermediate in Arabic.

Higher Education Experience

LOS ANGELES TRADE TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Los Angeles, CA (2017 – Present)

Adjunct Professor

Managed educational responsibilities and worked with a diverse student base in the Accounting Department.

Taught Taxation Accounting 15 and Basic Accounting 1.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS, Carson, CA (2009 – Present)

Adjunct Professor

Taught diverse courses including Taxation for individuals and corporate, trust, gift and state, liquidations, and reorganizations.

Managed teaching responsibilities associated with Basic and Intermediate Financial Accounting, Cost, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, and Advanced Accounting courses.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE).

CALIFORNIA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY, Riverside, CA (2014)

Adjunct Professor

Educated students in the OPS Master Public Administration Department hybrid and online classes.

Taught MPA OPS 570 Policy Analysis, MPA OPS 590 Organizational Theory, and MPA 570 Policy Analysis Hybrid.

Additional Experience: National University, San Diego, CA – Adjunct Professor (1994 – 1999)

Professional Experience

FRISHTA AMALA CPA AND TAX SERVICES (2008 – Present)

Owner

Represented taxpayers with Domestic and Foreign Tax issues before the IRS, States, Counties, and Local Governments.

Managed several domestic and foreign small, medium, and large complex tax examinations, collections, levies of assets, and settlement of tax liabilities.

Gained specialized expertise in expatriated assets, international compliance, United States income and expense sources, and related tax treaty accords.

Advised clients on accounting and transaction structure in individual, corporate, partnership, trust, and payroll taxation.

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (1987 – 2008)

IRS Service Program Manager (2006 – 2008)

IRS Supervisor (1997 – 2006)

IRS Agent (1987 – 1996)

Acknowledged for superior performance designation year after year.

Promoted to a Grade 14, Program Manager, which was one of the highest positions in the IRS,

Established Spanish/English Examination instructions for the Hispanic taxpayers.

Audited several large projects that resulted in income tax adjustments to over $68M for one case.

Played a key role in automated training and technical tax law of new hires and train the trainer motivational skills.

Served as the IRS representative during audits and in official legal tax matters including bond indentures, cost segregation recoveries, and securitization on REITs.

Championed efforts to overhaul the group policy manual while building group team approach and implementing group discussions on technical tax law issues.

Served as a volunteer instructor for income tax preparers on the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

Oversaw the Hispanic Internal Revenue Employee (HIRE) activities at the local IRS office.

Executed the examination of fraud and non-fraud cases and examined high profiled taxpayers leading to arrest and conviction for tax evasion.

Additional Experience: Richard H. Shiotsugu and Associates – Accountant

Education & Credentials

Doctor of Public Administration, Concentration in Taxation (Member of AACSB Accreditation Program)

University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

Master of Business Administration, Concentration Accounting/Human Resources

National University, San Diego, CA

Bachelor of Science, Accounting & Math

California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Credentials:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Enrolled Agent

Security Clearance: United States Treasury Department/Internal Revenue Service (1987 – Present)

Research & Publications

Boxer Bob and Darel: A Children Story. In progress.

A Look at Taxation and Why Trump’s Volunteer Income Tax Contribution Should Matter. In progress.

Dissertation: Complexity and Compliance of Partnership Taxation: A Study of the Pass-Through Subchapter K Statute of the Internal Revenue Code. University of La Verne. 2007. Books.

Affiliations

Internal Revenue Service CPA (1990 – Present)

National Association of Accountants (1987 – Present)

AICPA (2010 – Present)

The Benevolent & Protective Order of ELKs, Former Internal Auditor & Board of Directors (2007 – Present)

CalCPA (2017 – Present)

Technical Skills

Taxslayer (Tax Preparation Software), WebEx, PeopleSoft, Wrike, Blackboard, Canvas, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop, Windows Media Player, Dropbox, Skype, WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, LinkedIn, and to name a few.



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