Charlie Cato

Charlie Cato


  • Experience working inside the accounts Payable department of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Professional experience preparing individual income tax returns..
  • A/P side Audit recovery experience with proven results.
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs and applications; Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle, etc.
  • Quick study, with an ability to easily grasp and put into application new ideas, concepts, methods and technologies. Dedicated, innovative and self-motivated team player/builder.
  • Goal Oriented: with a current objective of becoming CPA certified.

Work History

Work History

General Manager

ProActive Athletic Clubs

I served as the acting General Manager for ProActive Fitness Studio in North Austin. I managed 10 or more employees in a fun, energetic environment. My responsibilities included payroll management, inventory management, banking and accounting, creation and management of trend and analysis worksheets, recruiting and termination, disciplinary action, One-on-One sales, corporate sales, retail sales, etc.

  • Payroll
  • Accounting
  • Register Closeout
  • Sales / Commercial and Retail

Commercial Sales

Hest Fitness

I was in charge of the Austin commercial sales department for Hest Fitness and loved every minute of it. I had an assigned territory stretching from as far north as Waco and south down to San Marcos. I was responsible for initiating new contacts and building relationships with corporations, state agencies, schools, etc.

  • Proactively pursued potential clients in the Greater Austin Area.
  • Utilized integrity based customer service skills to provide clients with the products they desired.
  • Processed incoming orders, coordinated shipments, and handled customer-related issues.
  • Responsible for managing and tracking commercial orders placed to new and existing customers..
2011 - Present

Tax Associate

H&R Block

Currently work seasonally for H&R block, the world's largest tax service provider as a tax associate.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tax Preparation Duties .
  • Responsible for preparing income tax returns for individuals.
  • Assist clients with the amendments of prior year returns.
  • Interview clients to obtain additional information on taxable income and deductible expenses.
Jun 2012 - Present

Audit Recovery

Dell Inc.

Currently part of Dell’s Audit Recovery team for the Americas.

  • Have personally participated in the recovery of  > $2,000,000 in company assets from companies operating in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama, and Peru. 
  • Work directly with vendors accounts receivable department to resolve outstanding credits owed.
  • Work directly with vendors and Dell employees to reconcile vendor statements.
  • Create tangible metrics and projections for upper management's review. 



Bachelor of Science

Park University

- summa cum laude

- transcripts available upon request



Microsoft Office 2010


Aug 2011 - Nov 2011

H&R Block Income Tax Course

H&R Block