Zao WangManager, Tax Services at RSM US
Zao has over eight years of experience in tax, including three years in public accounting and five years in a large publicly traded corporation. Zao leverages her experience preparing and reviewing income tax provisions, consolidated federal and state corporate income and franchise tax returns to help her clients assess and then streamline their tax functions through automation, technology and process redesign.
Zao is a Tax Manager in RSM’s corporate tax office specialty practice, delivering technology-enabled compliance services for the firm’s largest C-corporation clients. She is a certified SAS & python programmer and has a master’s degree in data science from Georgia Tech.
Zao’s background is unique in that she started her career in chemistry research before moving to tax, where she continued to work in the life sciences field. She leverages her scientific background by taking a fresh look at the current and future states of tax technology and applying the scientific process to testing and implementing new technologies.
Professional affiliations and credentials
Certified public accountant
Python for Data science
SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9
Master of Accounting, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Master of Chemistry, North Carolina State University
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University