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Microsoft Excel, Taxwise, Quickbook, Minitab, Microsoft Access

Binghamton, New York, United States
October 23, 2016

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Jinhan (Carina) Gao

*** ******** **, *** ***, Johnson City, NY 13790 607-***-****


Binghamton University, State University of New York, School of Management

Master of Science in Accounting, Concentration in Taxation (150 credits or CPA Eligible) Expected December 2016

Cumulative GPA: 3.85/4.00

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Concentration in Finance May 2015

Cumulative GPA: 3.71/4.00 Major GPA: 3.85/4.00 Dean's List: Fall 2013 – Spring 2015

CPA Exam Passed: FAR


KPMG China Shenyang, China

Audit Intern July 2016 – August 2016

Collaborated with State Tax Department to reconcile tax expense for the largest taxpayer in the province between the corporate records and government records, resulting in finding an error of $9,000 in the books

Vouched pass slips and bank transfer records for an aluminum company by reconciling bank statements and invoices in Excel, completing the task three days in advance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), IRS Binghamton, NY

Volunteer Income Tax Preparer December 2015 – April 2016

Provided income tax preparation to low-income, elder and disabled individuals to ensure maximum deductions up to $6,000 by researching tax questions and utilizing the knowledge from IRS VITA/TCE certification test

Managed the clients interview process through communication and acquired the necessary documents before collaborated with a volunteer to guarantee the proper project deadline adherence

Developed and enhanced skills in navigating the tax software – TaxWise to prepare tax returns more efficiently

Finance Department, Binghamton University Binghamton, NY

Financial Management Teaching Assistant September 2014 – May 2015

Evaluated homework, exams and projects to support the professor by listening to lectures in order to learn the best way to teach

Organized and facilitated two discussion sections per week for 30 students by answering homework and quiz questions, and planning review sessions before the exams to ensure students understanding of course concepts

Yes Auto New York, NY

Accounting Assistant June 2014 – January 2015

Conducted bookkeeping of new cars inventory with 100% accuracy

Verified all daily sales activity with the general ledger, and reconciled bank statements at the end of each month to increase overall efficiency by 20%

Joy City Property Ltd. Shenyang, China

Audit Intern May 2013 – August 2013

Audited 360 transactions for a seven-million-dollar deal by verifying bank serial numbers to secure accurate record keeping and confirmed statement balances with third parties

Cooperated with coworkers from Information Technology Department by providing basic inventory and cut-off knowledge to design a new inventory recording system, which was released three months later


EY Summer Leadership Program Beijing, China

Team Leader July 2015

Facilitated a timeline for the case, adapted the SWOT analysis to each presentation and provided feedback for improvement

Proposed a marketing strategy using Porter’s Five Forces Model for an American nutrition company to re-enter the Chinese market, resulting in a 5 out of 5 score by the assessor

Tau Sigma Phi Honor Society Binghamton, NY

Vice President August 2014 – May 2015

Motivated transfer students to adapt to new environment by demonstrating social and academic techniques, including study group before finals and hiking events

Fundraised $500 for Children’s Home, a nonprofit organization in Binghamton by tabling at Walmart and Target in order to let transfer students to get more involved with the local community through volunteering and fundraising


Computer: Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project, HTML, and Minitab

Languages: Native Mandarin, Proficient English, Conversational French

Activities: 10th out of 573 in New York Stock Market Game, Finalist of Competitive Event in FBLA- Phi Beta Lambda

Interests: Sky Diving, Mountain Climbing, Traveling, Painting, Golfing

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