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ED PARSONS, CPA

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT

MASSACHUSES LICENCE # 26,369

PRACTICE AREAS

ELABORACIÓN DE DECLARACIONES DELA RENTA

ABOUT ME

I am a Certied Public Accountant with Big 4 Tax and Fortune 50 Financial Reporting experience, and experience developing, nurturing and subseuently selling a client list of 500. My corporate leadership experience includes Controller and Tax Senior roles, in a career strongly inuenced by my time at Valley Forge Military Academy. 

Strong soware skills include advanced Excel, SQL reporting and all major nancial reporting and tax soware such as Intuit or CCH products (uickbooks, Axcess ). I can leverage on these skills to improve existing processes, such as when I reduced average collection time for aHarvard University business unit from over 90 to under 30 days.

I would be happy to help with any tax or nancial reporting matter. Please send me a message.

CAREER SUMMARY

Valley Forge Military Academy

Junior Reserve Of The Corps Platoon Sergeant

Universidad de la Sabana

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Aramark Corp.

2002-2006

Financial Controller

  • Led the accounting & Internal control functions for a $20 Million, 200 room hospitality operation for Harvard University. 
  • Managed payroll for over 150 employees
  • Audit Contact with public accountants to assist in their independent audit and tax obligations. 
  • Managed a team of 4 to complete all accounting functions. 
 
Harvard University
Reduced average A/R collection period for a Harvard University business unit from 90 days to under 30, by implementing an automated collections system built with SQL Queries and B.I Crystal Reports.
Quickbooks Certification

Quickbooks Certified Pro- Advisor

Ed Parsons, CPA

2006-2009

CPA Contract/ Per Diem Positions

Provided tax and accounting services to small businesses on a part time basis while working my full time job. My Client Portfolio included individuals, Venture Capital backed MIT Startups and non profit organizations in the General Boston Area

  • Interim controller role for day to day accounting cycle management as well as assistance with accounting policies and procedures
  • QuickBooks implementations, Catch up / Clean Up Bookkeeping Projects
  • Assistance with year-end audits. Reconciliations and workpaper preparation.
  •  Advanced reporting using SQL, Crystal Reports or Excel workpapers reporting on external data.
 
Lapping Scheme
Uncovered a 7 Year $700 thousand dollar lapping scheme at a major Boston Hotel previously undetected by the auditing firm.
Fidelity Investments

2006-2007

Senior Financial Analyst

 

  • Monthly Consolidated financial reports for top level management with applied analysis. 
  • Monitor financial statements compliance with US GAAP while factoring in upcoming IFRS adjustments.
  • Part of the Senior Management Financial reporting team responsible for delivering daily reporting support.
Liberty Mutual

2007-2008

Senior Accountant – Internal Reporting

  • Work directly with public accounting firm as part of the to audit contact team; manage the Audit Process and aid in ad hoc reporting
  • Reported using Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports,  & Hyperion Essbase
UMass Boston

Master of Science in Accounting

Tax Planner CPA

2008 - 2013

CPA, Co-Founder

Co-founded, developed, and led a team that focused on tax and accounting services for Americans living abroad.

 
Established a scalable proprietary online platform that allowed compliance with recordkeeping requirements for a paperless office, interact with the client securely and safeguard sensitive data.

 

The code for the platform continues to evolve and is currently deployed Software as a Service for Boutique CPA firms.

 

  • Oversaw a team of Certified Public Accountants on day to day running
  • Enrolled agents and 4 support staff to prepare returns for over 400 Clients per year
  • Represented delinquent filers before the IRS to help resolve their collection status and become compliant through payment plans, determination of non-collectible status or statute limitations.
  • Prepared Tax returns under the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative
Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant

Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy, #26,369

All Sections Passed on First and only Attempt.

Ed Parsons, CPA

2013 - Current

 

  • International Tax Return Preparation - multi-year tax return submissions for delinquent returns, including those with international forms (2555, 1116, 5471, 8621, 8938, FBAR).
  • Consult directly or via Legal counsel with taxpayers on their tax delinquency
  • Represent Taxpayers before the IRS
  • Small Business  Tax and Accounting management; Payroll Reporting, Sales Tax, Monthly Closes, PPP, EIDL
Berkowitz Pollack Brant

Senior Accountant - International Tax 

2019 Tax Season DNI Calculations for the 65 Day Election for Foreign Trusts

EY

Seasonal Signer

Review and sign tax returns working with associates to deliver multi-state, high net worth individual tax returns in a high paced setting.

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