Christopher Abad, CPA

Consultant, Project Manager, and Teacher in San Francisco, California

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Summary of Qualifications

15+ years of experience in global tax planning, tax provision (FAS109/ASC740), tax compliance, audit support, including a leadership role with a Big 4 Public Accounting firm.

Emphasis on publicly-traded multinational corporations in the high-tech (software, cloud, internet services) sector with tax jurisdictions in the Americas, Europe and Pacific Rim.

Substantial experience with preparation and review of U.S. and international tax provisions (FAS109/ASC740), SEC reporting, SOX404, APB 23, ARB 51, Subpart F, FIN 48 and FIN18.

U.S. federal/state, local and international tax compliance for global consolidated entities, including forms 5471,5472, 8858, 8865, transfer pricing and local foreign jurisdiction tax filings.

Effective management and negotiation of tax audits with the IRS, Franchise Tax Board, and other state and foreign jurisdictions.

Adjunct Faculty, Golden Gate University MS Taxation Program – Accounting for Income Taxes (Spring 2015)

Adjunct Faculty, Menlo College - Accounting & Tax Program (Spring 2016)