Charmaine J. Clemons

  • San Leandro CA
Charmaine J. Clemons

Forensic Tax Analyst


Charmaine J. Clemons is a skilled Forensic Tax Accountant committed to client satisfaction.

With over 10 years of experience in tax preparation, research and analysis, and forensic accounting, she has held positions with increasing responsibility and complexity.

She possesses a humble but winning attitude, with a willingness to learn and accept new challenges.

Work experience

Work experience
2015 - Present

Tax Analyst

  • Prepare individual and sole proprietorship tax returns.
  • Prepare Offer in Compromise on behalf of the client to resolve tax debt.
  • Research, analyze and advise client of tax benefits and/or compliance issues related to current and completed tax returns.
  • Analysis of tax returns, income and expenses for future asset and tax planning.
  • Build new and existing client relationships and demonstrated knowledge of client business.
  • Handle the tasks of conducting research and analyzing state and federal tax issues.
2012 - 2015

Tax Analyst

Rock and Hardin LLC
  • Demonstrated leadership and financial competency with strong abilities to compile extensive data, conduct audits, and maintain compliance with government entities. 
  • Conducted forensic review of tax returns for individuals in immigration proceedings, analysis of tax issues for individuals on work visas and who are attempting to obtain residency through the EB-5 visa program and preparation of tax returns for foreign born individuals with high net worth. 
  • Instrumental in functioning within a team as well as individually to evaluate procedures for process improvement efforts, cost reduction initiatives and minimizing risk or liability.
2004 - 2012

Professional Tax Preparer

Jackson Hewitt Tax Services
  • Prepared Corporate, Sole Proprietorship, and High net worth Individual tax returns.
  • Built new and existing client relationships and demonstrated knowledge of client business.
  • Handled the tasks of conducting research and analyzing state and federal tax issues.
  • Completed Jackson Hewitt's continuing education courses, as well as IRS and state required testing.
  • Supported the Tax Team as a mentor, as well as provide direct administrative support to the managing partners.
2006 - 2010

Tax Examining Technician

Internal Revenue Service
  • Reviewed individual and business tax returns for accuracy and completeness. 
  • Perfected individual and business tax returns by coding "red flag" items that notified the taxpayers of compliance issues.
  • Conducted forensic analysis of pending compliance issues.
  • Prepared analysis reports for pending and completed cases.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in investigation of tax compliance issues.



Master of Accounting and Financial Managment

DeVry University

Bachelor of Business Administration

Georgia State University



Detail oriented with ability to handle multiple tasks

Ability to handle confidential information with complete discretion

Good time management with excellent analytical skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Spreadsheet and the Internet

Extensive knowledge of accounting income tax and tax preparation programs

Good communication and organizational skills

In-depth knowledge of basic accounting and financial methods

Knowledge of federal and state tax laws and regulations