SANDRA AHLERS BS ACCOUNTING
Authorized to work for any U.S. employer; Green Card Holder
Mobil: +1-646-***-**** email@example.com www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-ahlers
SUMMERY Bi-lingual and result-oriented accountant with strong work ethic and 10 years of experience. Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment, manage multiple tasks with deadlines. Seeking new position with room for growth.
Fluent in speaking, reading, writing German and English
German GAAP Standards & Government Regulations
Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
DATEV (comprehensive accounting/tax software)
MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
CCH Access and Engagement, Quickbooks/online
EXPERIENCE Self-employment, New York City
Tax associate & accountant, March 2019 to present
Working remotely for German clients in the accounting and tax industry Brix + Partners LLC, New York City
Tax associate, April 2018 to March 2019
Preparing corporate and individual tax returns for U.S. and German clients including preparation of work papers
Preparing trial balances and financial statements, journal entries, as well as reconciling and analyzing accounts/ledgers, inter-company transactions, bank reconciliations,
Doing research on tax issues and providing related documentations
Responsible for German/English translations
ttp AG, Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (tax consultancy firm), Berlin (Germany) Accountant & tax associate, July 2015 to March 2018
Keeping accurate and compliant files and records and adherence with company policies, corporate, accounting and German Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) standards and government regulations.
Managing the accounting for a real estate client group consisting of 40 properties and 5 operating companies, including the accurate and timely processing of invoices per month and resolving various issues.
Compiling accounts payable/receivable, assets accounting and maintain the general ledger.
Integrating client data in ERP system.
Preparing VAT returns for monthly/annual accounts, monthly reporting/reconciliation with client, data analysis/preparation for internal reporting.
Preparing profit/loss balance sheets reporting different entities of various legal forms.
Preparing and presenting financial statements according to German GAAP including annual financial statements reports to client.
Preparing associated annual tax returns as: VAT return, corporate income tax return, trade tax return, separate and uniform determination of profit, review tax assessments for correctness, filing appeals if necessary.
Reconciling and corresponding with tax authorities regarding client issues.
Supervising and training 2 clerks/interns and oversee timely, accurate bookkeeping.
Invoicing client quarterly and monitoring budget. DAGMAR BRÜHL (tax consulting firm), Berlin (Germany) Financial accountant, April 2008 to June 2015
Handling entire financial accounting for businesses including accounts payable/receivable/reconciliation, payroll services and assets accounting.
Assisting in the auditing process of quarterly and annual financial statements according to IFRS.
Maintaining general ledger including processing, distributing, verification and maintenance of invoices.
Preparing and submitting monthly advance VAT returns and travel and expense accounts.
Preparing financial reports according to German GAAP (HGB), reviewed tax assessments and associated tax returns.
Meeting deadlines and demonstrating the ability to fill in at a moment’s notice while quickly mastering new systems, processes and workflows.
EDUCATION GFS ACADEMY OF TAX & ECONOMICS, German Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Berlin, B.S. in Accounting, 2014 DIDACTICA, Berlin, College for business and administration, 2002-2004 NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Long Island, Liberal Arts Courses, 1997-1999