Tax Accountant

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Berdella Greyerbiehl | (723) 086-9991 | Charleston, WV


As a Tax Accountant with over three years of experience, I have gained an in-depth understanding of tax laws and regulations. I have also developed strong analytical and research skills. My ability to identify key issues and develop creative solutions has allowed me to effectively resolve complex tax problems for my clients. In addition, I have excellent communication skills which enable me to clearly explain tax concepts to clients and other professionals.


Tax Accountant at H&R Block, WVMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated a $2.3 million tax settlement on behalf of a client.
  • Resolved a $1.5 million estate tax issue for another client.
  • Successfully represented a taxpayer in an IRS audit, resulting in no additional taxes being owed.
  • Obtained a refund of over $100,000 for corporate client who had been overpaying its taxes for years.
  • Prepared and filed hundreds of individual and business tax returns.
  • Saved clients millions of dollars intaxes.

Tax Accountant II at Jackson Hewitt, WVAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Reduced the tax liability for one of the company's key clients by $2.3 million through effective tax planning and management.
  • Negotiated with the IRS on behalf of a client and successfully reduced their proposed tax bill by $1.5 million.
  • Led team of 3 junior accountants in preparing 100 complex individual income tax returns.
  • Reviewed 500 corporate income tax returns prepared by staff accountants to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Trained 2 new employees on taxation procedures and software.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at West Virginia UniversitySep 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to manage and organize finances, as well as how to communicate effectively about financial topics.


  • Tax law
  • Tax accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • QuickBooks

Hilda Hosick | (571) 211-1507 | St. Louis, MO


I have over 3 years of experience as a Tax Accountant. I am extremely detail-oriented and have a strong knowledge of tax law. I am able to quickly and accurately prepare tax returns for individuals and businesses. I also have experience in auditing, which has given me the ability to identify potential areas of noncompliance.


Tax Accountant at H&R Block, IDMay 2022 - Present

  • Reduced client's tax liability by $10,000 through identifying deductions and filing amended returns.
  • Grew business by 25% year-over-year through effective marketing campaigns.
  • Negotiated with IRS on behalf of clients to lower penalties and interest charges.
  • Trained 2 new employees in company accounting software.
  • Completed CPA exam.

Tax Accountant II at Jackson Hewitt, IDSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed tax returns for 100 individual clients with an average refund of $2000, resulting in high client satisfaction.
  • Identified errors in bookkeeping for small business that resulted in overpayment of taxes by $10,000 per year; corrected the error and negotiated a payment plan with IRS.
  • Prepared complex tax returns for individuals and businesses including Schedule C forms and 1099s.
  • Analyzed financial records to look for discrepancies and identify potential areas of improvement or concern.
  • Researched federal, state, and local tax laws to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Acted as liaison between taxpayers and government agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) during audits or investigations.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Brigham Young University, UTSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are bookkeeping, tax preparation, and auditing.


  • Tax law
  • Accounting
  • Financial analysis
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • QuickBooks
  • Tax preparation software