Chris Connolly, CPA

Atlanta Office

Chris' Tax Experience

Snapshot and Years of Experience

Christina “Chris” Connolly has over 20 years of income tax experience specializing in tax accounting, reporting and controls, M&A and special projects, process automation and compliance.

Tax Expertise

Tax Accounting

  • Quarterly and annual global income tax provision and all related SEC reporting including working with external auditor for sign off
  • Effective tax rate analysis and projections
  • Controls testing and documentation
  • Deferred and payable proof analysis
  • Valuation allowance analysis and support
  • Provision to return reconciliation and analysis
  • Monthly and quarterly journal entries and account reconciliations

Tax Planning and Project Management

  • M&A deal structuring, entity rationalization, carve out financials, opening balance sheets, tax basis balance sheets and integration
  • Planning and projections for special items including GILTI, NOL generation and utilization, tax rate changes, establishing a captive, step-up transactions
  • Management of tax initiatives and coordination between outside providers and other corporate departments
  • Process automation and streamlining including implementation of tax provision software

Tax Compliance

  • Depreciation and amortization
  • Stock compensation tracking and analysis
  • Quarterly cash tax estimates and extension payments, projections for cash tax management
  • Proforma and consolidated U.S. federal returns and supporting calculations

Federal Audits

  • Compliance Assurance Process
  • IDR responses

Tax Technology Experience

  • OneSource Tax Provision and Income Tax
  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Basic proficiency using HFM

Previous Work Experience

  • Mohawk Industries, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • BellSouth/AT&T


  • George Washington University –
    Bachelor of Accountancy
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