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Verdah Tanveer

Income Tax Contractor at Byrne Curtin Kelly

 

My Story

Currently working as a contractor with Byrne Curtin Kelly to finalize the income tax deadline 2018.

Over a year and a half experience of reviewing and assessing all aspects of income tax and corporation tax compliance gained from working in the Tax department in BCK Dublin.

Over 2 years’ experience of reviewing and assessing all aspects of corporate tax compliance gained from working in the Tax Compliance Centre team in Deloitte Dublin.

Strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to research and simplify complex situations and explain issues in clear terms to clients.

Focused on pursuing a career as a tax practitioner and advisor in a progressive accountancy practice

Holds BA (Hons) in Business – 2013.

Experience

Income Tax Contractor | Self-employed | Sep 2019 – Present

Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

  • Draft income tax and corporation tax computations and returns in accordance with Irish tax legislation and company law requirements for a portfolio of SME and sole trader clients.
  • Dealing with ad-hoc tax related queries from clients.
  • Engaging with Revenue on behalf of clients.
  • Liaising with Auditing / Accounts Department on tax compliance matters.
  • Report to the Partners on tax assignments and ensure they are completed to strict deadlines.
    Given role of initial client contact in relation to all tax matters and responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Provide information and expertise to clients in relation to their tax issues and ensure that they fully informed on all issues and details relating to their tax compliance.
  • Use strong communication skills to explain tax concepts in a straightforward and easy-to-follow way to clients.
Tax Semi Senior | Byrne Curtin Kelly | Oct 2017 – Feb 2019

Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

  • Draft income tax and corporation tax computations and returns in accordance with Irish tax legislation and company law requirements for a portfolio of SME and sole trader clients.
  • Dealing with ad-hoc tax related queries from clients.
  • Engaging with Revenue on behalf of clients.
  • Liaising with Auditing / Accounts Department on tax compliance matters.
  • Report to the Partners on tax assignments and ensure they are completed to strict deadlines.
  • Given role of initial client contact in relation to all tax matters and responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Provide information and expertise to clients in relation to their tax issues and ensure that they fully informed on all issues and details relating to their tax compliance.
  • Use strong communication skills to explain tax concepts in a straightforward and easy-to-follow way to clients.
  • Income Tax Trainee | Tanny & Associates, Chartered Accountants | Aug 2016 – Oct 2017
  • County Dublin, Ireland
  • Draft income tax and corporation tax computations and returns in accordance with Irish tax legislation and company law requirements for a portfolio of SME and sole trader clients.
  • Report to the Managing Partner on tax assignments and ensure they are completed to strict deadlines.
  • Given role of initial client contact in relation to all tax matters and responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Provide information and expertise to clients in relation to their tax issues and ensure that they fully informed on all issues and details relating to their tax compliance.
  • Use strong communication skills to explain tax concepts in an straightforward and easy-to-follow way to clients.
Corporation Tax Trainee | Deloitte Ireland | Sep 2014 – Jul 2016

Ireland

  • Worked closely with the Corporation Tax Managers on all aspects of Corporation Tax compliance, ensuring all tax returns are completed to the highest standard.
  • Interacted with other Deloitte offices around the world as part of the globally coordinated Tax Compliance Centre and assisted in resolving tax-related queries from all internal departments.
  • Proactively took responsibility for a portfolio of corporation tax clients and quickly learned how to prepare clients’ tax computations and returns for ROS.
  • Gained experience of managing tax assignments for larger corporation tax clients with an emphasis on international tax planning.
  • Interacted in a professional and friendly manner with clients and Revenue personnel.
  • Maintained and reconciled the Capital Gains Tax Database and reconciled, monitored and took responsibility for submitting dividend withholding tax reclaims.
  • Assisted in the review of documents for completeness and accuracy of all corporation tax-related information.
Tax Assistant | Deloitte Ireland | Jan 2014 – Mar 2014

Dublin, Ireland

Sales Associate | TK Maxx | Oct 2013 – Jan 2014

Dublin, Ireland

Demonstrate ability to provide excellent customer service in an extremely busy, customer focused and sales driven environment.

Assistant Team Leader | Discover University Programme | Jun 2013

Part of a team implementing the Citrus Saturday programme to give young people (15-17 year olds) an opportunity to examine what is involved when embarking on a career in business.

Finance Intern | Hewlett-Packard | Jul 2012 – Aug 2012

Dublin, Ireland

  • Gained experience of working in a client focused finance team within a large multinational organisation.
  • Given responsibility for preparing a number of internal reports including headcounts and reconciliation of statements.
  • Worked with the payments team to assist with organising, tracking and filing sales invoices for over 300 clients on a monthly basis.
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail throughout this process.
  • Increased tax knowledge by researching and attending several online seminars on the preparation of tax reports.
  • Seconded to other departments to assist with projects including a marketing initiative to highlight career opportunities and to improve communication amongst female employees.
  • First intern to be given responsibility for preparing presentations for this marketing initiative, which allowed senior executives to focus on other aspects of the initiative.
Team Leader (Certified) | Discover University, NCI | Jun 2012

National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin

Part of a team implementing the Citrus Saturday programme to give young people (15-17 year olds) an opportunity to examine what is involved when embarking on a career in business.

Office Assistant | Tanny & Associates | Jun 2010 – May 2012
  • Worked as part of a small client team to ensure that all accounting, tax and finance queries were examined and answered efficiently and accurately.
  • Gained extensive experience of preparing clients’ tax computations and preparing returns for ROS.
  • Assisted in the preparation of Income Tax, Corporation Tax and VAT returns for up to 50 clients each year.
  • Met with clients to discuss their financial situation; developed the ability to listen intently, communicate effectively and ask relevant questions.
  • Interacted in a professional and friendly manner with clients and Revenue personnel.
  • Exhibited strong problem solving and analytical skills when analysing large volumes of bank statements and preparing reconciliations for clients.
  • Showed adaptability and flexibility when assisting with the day-to-day operations of the property management business in addition to my duties with the tax/accounting clients.

Education

National College of Ireland | BA Honours in Business

2010 – 2013

Degree Name: BA Honours in Business

Field Of Study: Tax, Pensions, Marketing, Ethics, Project Management, Enterprise , Accounting, Law, Economics, HRM

Grade: 2:1

Activities and Societies:

  • Volunteered to be a certified peer mentor for a group of first year students.
  • Active member of Campus Connect outreach programme; organised sports days in primary schools.
  • Voted President of the NCI Fashion Society; organised fashion shows to raise funds for charities.
  • Voted Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the badminton club.
  • In 2013 the Fashion Society and Badminton Club were awarded Society of the Year and most improved club resp. during my tenure as President and PRO.

Final year modules included:

Project Management, Strategic Management, Economic & Social Policy, Operations, Planning and Design and Pensions.

Projects included:

  • Pensions: Prepared a report explaining the changes in the age of eligibility for the State pension and advising of the implications for Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution schemes.
  • Economic and Social Policy: Prepared a report on the economic environment and policy that preceded the banking crisis and the government bank guarantee in September 2008.
Castleknock Community College | Leaving Certificate

2006 – 2010

Degree Name: Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate

Activities and Societies:

  • Was an active member of intercultural week in Castleknock Community College; 2006-10.
  • Achieved the Merit Award for the year 2007.
  • Received first place in European Day of Languages 2006.

Licenses & Certifications

National College of Ireland Student Leadership Programme

Issuing authority: Common Purpose
Issued: Mar 2013 – No Expiration Date