The Kingsley Firm is Alan Kingsley, a California Certified Public Accountant.
He earned a Masters in Professional Accounting with a specialization in Taxation from one of the preeminent tax and accounting programs in the country, The University of Texas at Austin. [Hook ’em Horns!]
Prior to the working the MPA program, Alan earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with Distinction in Accounting from San Diego State University.
Mail: PO Box 3407, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-0407
Phone: 925-939-1040 Fax: 925-939-4590
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SENIOR TAX EXECUTIVE with over 35 years professional experience including 25 years of tax, accounting and consulting experience blended with significant leadership and marketing skills. Broad tax experience encompassing many industries with experience in international tax compliance and planning.
Led consulting, compliance and administrative tax professionals by providing technical review, coaching, developing career plans, teaching training sessions, evaluating performance, building teams, writing business plans.
Coordinated worldwide firm services from Tokyo. Counseled U.S. executives in strategies for entering the Japanese market as well as for negotiating with their Japanese counterparts, service providers, and government representatives. Advocated for Japanese executives with their U.S. counterparts and U.S. government representatives.
Led seminars and courses for clients and Japanese officials in U.S. business practices, international mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, tax and accounting.
Coordinated and executed broad range of business, accounting and tax services for corporate clients from diverse industries as well as individual executives by marshaling worldwide firm specialists and resources.
Managed and coordinated teaching assistants, instructors and resources to support tenured professors with university accounting courses.
Managed a retail and wholesale specialty business during profitable ten-fold revenue growth over five years. Designed, implemented, managed and trained personnel to maintain accounting system. Innovated new products. Purchased retail inventory and coffee contracts. Assisted with selecting, designing and remodeling new retail, warehouse and offices sites.
PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY, San Francisco, California -2010
Director of Taxes
Various responsibilities within a tax department of 40 professionals including oversight of tax compliance, tax audits, tax accounting and tax systems.
CROWN VANTAGE INC. Oakland, California 1997 to
Director of Taxes
Lead a team of three professionals in all aspects of tax planning, GAAP accounting and tax compliance for a publicly-traded entity specializing in printing, publishing and specialty papers. Advise senior management on tax consequenses of major transactions. Advocate for move toward paperless, technological work environment.
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX Walnut Creek, California 1996 to present
Adjunct Faculty Member
Teach accounting courses for working adults.
BASIC AMERICAN, INC. Walnut Creek, California 1995 to 1997
Tax Team Leader
Led a team of four tax professionals who provide compliance and planning for both partnership and consolidated corporate entities. Actively sold planning services to internal clients and participated in reengineering process to further automate and streamline the compliance functions for sales, property, information, income, and franchise tax purposes.
CONSULTANT Walnut Creek, California 1994 to present
Provide tax planning and research, tax compliance, business advisory, bookkeeping, compilations and special projects for a diverse group of clients .
ERNST & YOUNG (Successor by merger to Ernst & Whinney) 1984 to 1993
Senior Manager, Ernst & Young, San Francisco 1990 to 1993
Coordinated activities between the Japanese Business Group and International Services Team. Served clients ranging from overseas executives seconded to the U.S. to publicly-traded foreign-owned multinational corporations.
Senior Manager, Ernst & Young, Tokyo 1988 to 1990
Consulted with expatriate executives of major U.S. multinationals. Managed tax compliance, market entry and other advisory services for Japanese individuals and corporations investing in the U.S. Facilitated for U.S. clients and Ernst & Young executives with Japanese inquiries.
Manager, Ernst & Whinney, Austin, Texas 1984 to 1987
Managed client directed consulting and compliance projects for the thrift and banking industry. Other clients included ranchers, medical partnerships, retired high net worth executives.
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 1982 to 1984
Taught introductory and intermediate accounting courses. Directed other teaching assistants. Presented both lecture and discussion formats under the direction of tenured faculty.
RUSHALL, REITAL & SCHMITT ACCOUNTANCY CORPORATION 1979 to 1980
Solana Beach, California
Performed write-up, compilation and tax services for individual, partnership and corporate clients of local practice. (Left position to complete undergraduate accounting studies).
THE PANNIKIN, San Diego, California 1973 to 1979
Hired as part time gift wrapper, grew into “Assistant Entrepreneur”. Assisted with all phases of running a small specialty gourmet coffee, tea, folk art and kitchenware proprietorship with three retail and two wholesale/production facilities. Activities included the following: site selection, purchasing, accounting and tax compliance, finance, production, advertising–whatever it took to get the job done!
Certified Public Accountant, Texas, 1984, California, 1995.
Master of Professional Accounting, Tax Specialization, The University of Texas at Austin, 1984.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, San Diego State University, 1982, with Distinction in Accounting.
President, Senior Vice President, Vice President, Secretary, Tax Executives Institute, Inc. San Francisco Chapter 1999-2006
Meritorius Service Award, Tax Executives Institute, Inc. San Francisco Chapter 2006
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer, Tax Executives Institute, Inc. San Francisco Chapter 1998/1999
Arbitrator, Fee Dispute Panels, Contra Costa County Bar Association 1996-1999
President, Board of Directors, Walnut Acres Day Care
Assistant Director, The Company, Diablo Respite Center
Development Committee, American Heart Association
Past Board Member, Austin Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Past President and Treasurer, Dance Umbrella, Inc., Austin, Texas
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Copyright 2002 PR Newswire
July 22, 2002
Tax Executives Institute Elects Officers for 2002-2003 Fiscal Year
SAN FRANCISCO – The following individuals have been elected officers of the San Francisco Chapter of Tax Executives Institute, Inc. for the 2002-2003 fiscal year.
Alan F. Kingsley, Executive Director of Taxes for PG&E Corporation to President; C.N. “Sandy” Macfarlane, Assistant General Tax Counsel for Chevron Texaco Corporation to Senior Vice President; G. Stephen Arnold, Chief Tax Executive for PG&E Corporation to Vice President; Peggy O’Dowd, Tax Manager for GE Capital IT Solutions to Secretary; David L. Green, Director-Tax Compliance and Accounting for The Clorox Company to Treasurer and Kevin W. Ridley, Director, International Tax for McKesson Corporation to Assistant Secretary/Treasurer.
Kingsley previously served the chapter as Secretary, Vice President and Senior Vice President. He received his B.S.B.A. degree with distinction in accounting from San Diego State University and his M.P.A degree in taxation from the University of Texas at Austin. He is licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in California. During his career, Mr. Kingsley has served a wide range of corporate clients both in the U.S. and Japan. He is currently employed by PG&E Corporation in San Francisco.
Tax Executives Institute, Inc. represents over 5,000 members who are employed in executive, administrative or managerial tax positions in approximately 3,000 U.S., Canadian and European companies. The Institute is divided into 8 regions and 53 chapters located throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. The San Francisco Chapter was organized in 1947 and currently has 120 members.
Tax Executives Institute, Inc. provides a forum for the discussion of current tax issues by corporate tax officials. Its members meet regularly with representatives of state taxing authorities, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, U.S. Congress and their counterparts in Canada to discuss a wide range of tax issues affecting their companies.