Ann Ruotsalainen, CPA

Atlanta Office

Ann's Tax Experience

Snapshot and Years of Experience

Ann Ruotsalainen has over 25 years of Federal, state and international tax accounting, tax compliance, audit defense, and project management experience.  Ann has served in a variety of capacities, including Tax Director of a $7 Billion global publicly traded company.

Tax Leadership as a Director

  • Management and direction of all aspects of tax accounting, compliance, and audit defense for Federal, state, and international income tax

Tax Accounting

  • Management of global tax provision process to meet US & UK GAAP and IFRS requirements
  • Preparation of tax footnotes and disclosures under US & UK GAAP principles
  • Tax reserve analysis and documentation of uncertain tax positions
  • Review of tax provision calculations in OneSource
  • Reconciliation of current tax payables and deferred taxes in ONESOURCE to general ledger
  • Preparation and review of foreign tax provisions

Tax Compliance

  • Preparation and review of Federal and state corporate income tax returns
  • Preparation and review of complex Federal and state partnership returns, including IRC 751(b) issues, foreign vs domestic partners, check the box, and technical terminations
  • Preparation and review of forms 5471, 5472, and 8858

Federal & State Tax Audits

  • Development of the audit plan
  • Management of the document request process
  • Evaluation and negotiation of settlement options

Tax Planning & Project Management

  • Domestic and global corporate reorganizations
  • Implementation of new instance of ONESOURCE
  • Management of research and experimentation tax credit studies
  • Implementation of SOX processes and controls

Tax Technology Experience

  • ONESOURCE Income Tax
  • ONESOURCE Tax Provision
  • ONESOURCE Global Access Module

Previous Work Experience

  • ARRIS International PLC
  • Merial Limited
  • Exide Technologies
  • Weyerhaeuser Company
  • RBC Dain Rauscher


  • University of Minnesota –
    Master of Business Taxation
  • University of Minnesota –
    Bachelor of Science, Accounting
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