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Tax Accountant

Woodstock, Georgia, United States
November 13, 2018

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VISOR – TAX ADVISOR 2017 – present

Tax Accountant

Review client tax documents and prepare complex federal and state tax returns (multiple states) for both resident and non-resident alien clients.

Prepare and review International individual and consolidated tax returns, and train the team of preparers on form 2555, 1116, Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, 14653, 5471, 8865, 926, 8938, 114 and Tax Treaties related to US citizens & residents living abroad as well as non-resident aliens living in US.

Hands on knowledge of NOL, RSUs, and ESPPs.

Prepare and review clients crypto currency transactions to minimize tax liability.

Review, correct, and amend federal and state tax returns.

Interact with clients to request or clarify information and to answer tax questions.

Recognizes routine and non-routine tax problems, research tax questions, prepare schedules and summaries.

Respond to federal and state tax notices, including preparation of supplementary documentation.

Demonstrate intellectual curiosity about solving complex tax problems.

Collaborate with team to identify and implement new process improvements.

Actively communicate and share information with co-workers. Bring issues and problems to the forefront so the broader team can tackle together.

LIBERTY TAX 2014 – 2017

General Manager

Involved in all aspects of the business, including managing the budget and submitting reports to the National Office.

Monthly and Quarterly Federal and State payroll filing for clients.

Interviewed and conferred with clients to obtain information and discuss relevancy to current tax code.

Reviewed financial records such as P & L statements to utilize information for preparing tax returns.

Prepared, reviewed, and transmitted current and amended tax returns and filed extensions.

Researched Tax Topics related to complex individual tax returns.

Communicated tax, policy, and procedure changes to staff.

Assisted and trained staff on tax software and support in tax issues.

Demonstrated trust worthiness and confidentiality.

SAYA ENTERPRISES 2010 – present

Business Manager

Distribute and merchandise novelty items to convenience stores in Atlanta, GA.

Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

Prepare monthly and yearly profit and loss account.

Reconcile payment to bank deposits.


Senior Equity Dealer

Managed private clients’ portfolio (Equities).

Knowledgeable of IPO’s, stock trading and valuations.

Conducted Research, prepared financial statement analysis, and study technical analysis.

Tracked capital markets and factors affecting various sectors of an economy.

SIZA Foods – McDonald’s Pakistan 2001 – 2007

Finance & Purchase

Reported to GM Finance & Purchasing and McDonald’s Middle East.

Reduced Food and Paper Cost by 3% and Import cost by 2.5%.

Involved in product development, price and credit terms negotiation with suppliers and distributors.

Benchmarked products from various McDonald’s approved suppliers around the world.

Reviewed distribution center quarterly and yearly budgets and compared them with actual P&L.

Reduced weighted average interest cost by 2%.

Negotiated credit requirements, bank guarantees, cash management, hedging of imports, and remittances.

Reported monthly treasury positions and yearly economic analysis to McDonald’s USA.

Prepared analysis for banks that were needed during debt or facility negotiations.

Actively monitored cash flows and overdrafts to minimize financing cost.

Recorded and posted accounting transactions related to food and inventory, calculated landed cost based on Bill of Lading and processed vendor payments.

Reconciled food, paper, and chemical inventory with stores for month end reporting.

Recorded and reported daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly comparative sales analysis.

Worked with external auditors.


CPA eligible – passed 150 credit hours requirement to sit in a CPA exam.

IRS Special Enrollment Examination (SEE) – EA Track

- Passed Part 1 (Individual) and Part 3 – (Practice and Procedures)

- Working towards Part 2 - Business Taxation

Master of Arts in Economics

Karachi University

MBA Finance

PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology

Bachelor of Commerce

Karachi University

Business Intelligence / Data Analytics

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Income Tax Course – Level 3 Certified

Liberty Tax, Atlanta GA


Business Intelligence / Data Analysis


Microsoft Office

Advance Excel, Pivot Tables, Power Pivot, Word, Power Point, Access

Accounting & Tax

CCH, SAP FICO, Sun Accounting System, Drake Software, Liberty Tax Software.

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