Lei Xu, CPA

Lei Xu, CPA

Lei Xu has over 16 years’ tax experience in both public accounting and industry, including big four and Fortune 15 multinational corporations. She has extensive experience with Federal and State tax compliance, accounting, planning, audit defense, M&A, and project management, with an excellent understanding of a corporate tax department’s processes and procedures. To help you further evaluate her abilities, the following list includes projects and services that Lei has performed:

  1. Tax leadership – Responsible for the management and direction of all aspects of federal compliance and planning; increased compliance efficiency by developing and implementing work flow processes and workpaper automation; supervising and coaching staff
  2. Tax Compliance – Responsible for federal income tax compliance preparation process, ensuring all tax filings are prepared in a timely and accurate manner
  3. Tax Provision – preparing and reviewing domestic income tax provisions, deferred tax accounts, tax account reconciliations, effective tax rate calculations and reconciliations, provision to return true-ups, uncertain tax positions, ARB51 analysis, purchase accounting, and cash flows & forecasting.
  4. Project Management – Hands-on experience in implementing new tax regulations; engaging in various special projects that require collaboration with other departments in an organization as well as outside service providers.


Prior to joining Steele Consulting in 2016, Lei’s prior employers included Intel Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, and Deloitte and Touche LLP.


Lei is a graduate of the Beijing Foreign Studies University – Beijing, P.R. China, and holds a Master of Professional Accountancy from Montana State University – Bozeman, Montana.