CURRICULUM VITAE

JOSEPH P. HANLON CFE, CPA.CITP, MSCIS, MSTax


West Palm Beach, FL    561.450.5780 

San Francisco, CA    415.251.0750  


jph@jphcpa.com


SUMMARY

Highly qualified and respected certified public accountant, tax advisor and finance professional possessing expertise in accounting, tax and forensic accounting with over thirty-three (33) years experiences.  


HIGHLIGHTS OF EXPERTISE • Expert Witness • Litigation Support • Forensic Accounting • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program • Tax Resolution • Accounting Services • Bookkeeping  • IRS Examination Services  • Investment Accounting • Accounting System Forensics   


CAREER EXPERIENCE


CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, West Palm Beach, FL 

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT/CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER (2007 to 2017) 


Provide services in the following areas: accounting and tax, expert witness, litigation support, tax representation, tax problem resolutions, forensic accounting, QuickBooks support and design, prepared accounting reports and tax returns, analyzed financial reports and documents for organizations, audited and maintained company financials to ensure compliance, utilizing forensic accounting skills to investigate and identify discrepancies and irregularities.  • Provide accounting analysis and tax planning strategies to minimize taxes and maintain compliance with tax laws; identifying and investigating variances and advising management regarding expenditures, to increase revenues.  • Prepared financial documents and reports, including tax documents; reviewed and analyzed information ensuring accuracy and compliance with laws and regulations. • Acted as an Expert Witness regarding financial matters; testifying at court and mediation, providing financial perspective regarding legal matters. 


INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, Deerfield Beach, FL REVENUE AGENT (2006 to 2007) 


Conducted field examination audits of small businesses and self-employed individuals to determine federal tax liability and compliance with tax laws; acted as a proactive decision-maker, working with various department within the U.S. Treasury, meet with taxpayers and their representatives. Utilized computer technologies and data management systems to complete audits and analyze taxpayer records and tax returns.  • Complete passed-through entity training, Computer training, and other training on IRC, Treasury Regulations and IRM procedures. • Completed Revenue Agent Training, which included in-depth information concerning individual and small business tax returns. • Complete investigations of taxpayers and businesses, prepared work papers and investigative schedules to identify potential violations of the tax codes and laws.  


FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT NUCLEAR DIVISION, Florida CONSULTANT (2005 to 2006) 


Provided comprehensive forensic accounting support, developing individualized financial analysis on Hurricane Jeanne and Frances insurance claim ($550M); conducted IT audits, downloading G/L details into Access to research transaction and controls; analyzed financial information from a general ledger system, and prepared tables, queries, and reports utilizing Access to establish a basis for claims.  • Acted as central contact for Nuclear Business Financial Systems Personnel, Insurance Adjusters, and Auditing firms; performed analysis for hurricane insurance claims, reduced the processing time for claims from three months to two-weeks while increasing initial insurance payment from $3mm to $17mm. • Prepared more than $60M in financial analysis and schedules relating to labor, materials, and facility expenses incurred for hurricane damage. • Designed custom database to analyze financial costs related to hurricane Jeanne and Frances damage to power block and other facilities.  


OTHER EXPERIENCES (1985 to 2005) 


Dr. Stephen A. Degnan – Forensic Accounting, Walnut Creek, CA 

JAFCO Investments, Venture Capital Firms – Interim Controller/Consultant, Silicon Valley, CA 

Solectron, Inc. – Consultant/Sr. Corp. Analyst, Milpitas, CA 

Systems America Inc. – Controller & CFO, San Jose, CA 

PFPC, Inc. (Investment & Trust of PNC Bank) – Senior Investment Accountant, Wilmington, DE 

Certified Public Accounting Firms – Staff Accountant, New Jersey & Delaware


US NAVY – Boatswains Mate, Honorable Discharge 1985 


EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS 


MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TAXATION  Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA  


JURIS DOCTORATE 2L Taft Law School, Santa Ana, CA 


MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ 


THE WHARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, PA  


BACHELOR OF ART IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – ACCOUNTING & FINANCE, MINOR BUSINESS LAW Stockton University, Pomona, NJ 


ASSOCIATES OF APPLIED SCIENCE – ACCOUNTING & FINANCE, MINOR REAL ESTATE Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ 


CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES 


CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT – Florida, New York, Delaware, Maryland, California, North Carolina  


CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 


FLORIDA REAL ESTATE BROKER – Real Estate Sales, Homes, Commercial and Land CERTIFIED 


FINANCIAL DIVORCE SPECIALIST – Financial Divorce Association  


CERTIFIED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONAL – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants   


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS 


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 


Institute of Certified Management Accountants Association of Certified Fraud Examiners  


California Society of Certified Public Accountants* 


Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants 


The Wharton Club of Northern California*


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