Brant Sharp

Atlanta Office

Brant's Tax Experience

Snapshot and Years of Experience

Clayton “Brant” Sharp has over 20 years of Federal, state and international tax accounting, tax planning, and tax compliance experience.   He is a hands-on tax professional who has had the opportunity to successfully lead the tax functions of three different publicly-traded companies and is excited to help clients in any capacity needed.   Brant has a combination of public accounting and mid-to-large multi-national corporation tax experience.

Tax Leadership & Project Management

  • All phases of acquisitions, from due diligence through corporate integration (including supply chain integration, legal entity rationalization, and ERP integration)
  • Business Process Owner for company-wide Oracle Cloud implementation, working to ensure that all tax department requirements are maximized and aligned with other processes (A/R, A/P, payroll, etc.)
  • Significant experience in designing tax efficient global supply chains, minimizing global income taxes and transactional taxes (VAT, GST, HST, and sales and use taxes)
  • Worldwide tax planning, including IP restructurings, a tax inversion, alignment of business operations with global tax objectives, inclusive of all transfer pricing related analysis and documentation (including all required inter-company agreements)
  • Experience in building a tax department and evaluating department needs (both in-sourcing and out-sourcing)
  • Coordination and Communication with C Suite and Audit Committees

Tax Accounting

  • Leadership of Federal, state and international tax provisions
  • Designed and implemented tax policies, tax controls & related procedures for three different publicly-traded companies
  • Designed and implemented (Administrator rights) OneSource Tax Provision (“OTP”) twice, with continuing refinements and enhancements to the design over the past twelve years
  • Years of hands-on OTP experience (both as Administrator for OTP and as sole preparer of all non-U.S. legal entities)
  • Uncertain tax position (ASC 740-10/”FIN 48”) analysis and related documentation

U.S. Federal, State, and Non-U.S. Tax Compliance

  • Leadership of U.S. international and non-U.S. tax (U.K., Hong Kong, etc.) compliance
  • Significant U.K. tax experience
  • Leadership of Federal and state income tax compliance
  • Form 5471 preparation

Transactional Taxes (Sales and Use, VAT, GST, etc.)

  • Leadership of global transactional tax planning and compliance for the past twelve years
  • Communication and coordination with Supply Chain management
  • Implemented Sabrix (migration from Vertex) prior to its acquisition by Thomson Reuters

Federal, State, and International Tax Audits

  • Development of audit plans
  • IDR planning and response
  • Research and analysis of technical issues

Tax Technology Experience

  • ONESOURCE Tax Provision

Previous Work Experience

  • ARRIS International plc
  • Teleflex Incorporated
  • Rollins, Inc.
  • Bennett/Thrasher & Co.
  • Ernst & Young


  • University of Georgia
  • Middle Georgia State University
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