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  • 1. NATALEE JAMES 146-15 106th Avenue, Jamaica, NY, 11435 • (347)617-4199 • E-mail: _____________________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY  Masters of Science Degree in Taxation  Expected Graduation: December 2016  GPA: 3.78/4.00  CPA Eligible HONORS AND AWARDS  Invitation to the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration.  Recipient of the Dean’s list award for the Fall Semester of 2015.  Awardee of the Philip Wolitzer and Dr. Myrna Fischman Endowed Scholarship. LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE President, National Association of Black Accountants, LIU September 2015 – Present  Preside over meetings of the organization.  Maintain contact with the chapter’s national organization.  Remain fair and impartial during organization decision making processes. Senate Representative, Accounting Society, LIU September 2015 – Present  Represent the Accounting Society as a voting member on the Senate Council.  Serve as a liaison with Student Government Association with any concerns regarding the society.  Research potential speakers for weekly meeting appearances. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Graduate Research Assistant, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY August 2015 – Present  Assist faculty with research and special projects assigned by the Dean, Schoolof Business.  Prepare and proctor examination.  Ensure that graded assignments are returned to students in a timely manner. Staff Accountant, Smolin Lupin & CPA, Fairfield, NJ January 2015 – April 2015  Assisted with information needed for the annual financial audit and other testing.  Maintained fixed assets and associated depreciation on the FSA Software.  Completed various types of Tax Returns using Pro-System Tax.  Proofread financial statement and ensured GAAP principles are followed. VOLUNTEER InterviewCommittee, NABA Student Convention 2015, Pittsburgh, PA September 24 – 27/2015  Reviewed resumes, made corrections and suggestions of improvement for students prior attending the convention.  Made certain that 300 plus assigned students were in attendance for each session or event by scanning their I.D’s.  Conducted 30 minutes mock interview for 20 plus students and offer feedback for development. Volunteer Income Tax Assistant, LIU, Brooklyn, NY January 2016 – Present  Certified VITA Tax Preparer for the current tax year using IRS – Link & Learn material.  Interview every taxpayer to reduce identity theft and essential source documents are presented.  Ensured quality preparations and reviews of taxpayers’ returns. ORGANIZATION  American Institute of CPAs’ active student member (AICPA) since 2015.  National Association of Black Accountant Inc., New York Chapter since 2014. TECHNICAL SKILLS  Microsoft Office, Quick-books, Pro-Systems Tax, FSAFixed assets and Audit Engagement Software, Checkpoint.

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