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Controller/Financial Analyst/Accountant

Sarasota, Florida, 34232, United States
May 31, 2010

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Juan C. Artigas

**** *********** ******

Sarasota, FL 34232

Phone 941-***-****

Fax 941-***-****



****-******* **** ********** & TAX SERVICES, INC., Sarasota, FL

President - Accountant & Tax Preparer

As a self employed accountant with my own office and one subcontractor to help part time some of my practice included:

. Business consulting-From the formation, maintaining than liquidation of a company.

. Financial statements, write up, bookkeeping, payroll, payroll taxes, tax preparation and electronic filing for individuals, businesses and corporations (C & S), including with none citizen owners and ITIN holders. Contact with Internal Revenue Service when necessary. Opened office on June 2002. Because of the economy moved into home office April 2009.

2001-2002 Accountant & Tax Preparer

Self employed – Home office.

. Financial statements, write up, bookkeeping, payroll, payroll taxes, tax preparation for individuals,businesses and corporations. Contact with Internal Revenue Service when necessary.

2000-2001 CITROBIO, INC., Sarasota, FL (Bottling)


. A start up company. Set up company on Peachtree software for corporate and Costa Rican subsidiary, traveled to Costa Rica and Utilized Webb accounting. Specific duties: Purchasing, financial statement preparation, period closings, general ledger, fixed assets, accounts payable, payroll and payroll taxes, w-2’s, sales tax, bank reconciliation, accounts receivable and intercompany transactions.

1995-2000 SCOTT SIGN SYSTEM, INC., Sarasota, FL (Manufacturing)

Accounting Manager

. Directed up to 3 accounting clerks in accounts receivable, accounts payable/payroll and general accounting duties. Interfaced with all levels of management and departments.

. Assisted in computer conversions, including calendar year to fiscal year and Y2k compliant.

. Specific duties: Financial statement preparation and variance analysis, period closings, budget variances, general ledger review, fixed assets, accounts payable review, payroll and payroll taxes, w-2’s, sales tax, bank reconciliation, special projects, inventory and accounts receivable.


Corporate Tax Specialist

. Participated in internal sales tax audits of 9 manufacturing locations in 7 states. Researched and pinpointed areas of sales tax exposure and areas of tax savings, resulting in annual savings of $44,000 and refunds of $156,000.

. Conducted tangible property tax research for manufacturing locations for tax savings.

. Specific duties: Multistate personal property tax, multistate sales and use tax, excise tax, gross receipts tax, special projects and state tax research.

EDUCATION B.S. in Business Administration: University of Central Florida

Major in Accounting, 1981.

Yearly workshops on individual and corporate tax and changes.

COMPUTER SKILLS Proprietary systems-Automated / Integrated accounting systems, Windows, Excel, Word, TurboTax, QuickBooks Premier- for Accountants, Proseries Tax Preparation, ProfitCents, Tvalue, Payroll Penalty, Tax Interest, Peachtree Accounting and other applications.



Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce. Board of Directors, Treasurer for 5 years and Member.

Miss Latina Program, Inc. Board of Directors and Treasurer for 2 years.

The Florida Center for Child & Family Development. Board of Directors and Treasurer for one year.

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce-Member for 2 years.


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