trent green

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about Trent
Trent Green has a broad base of corporate tax experience from his 20+ years of public company, private company, and public accounting experience dealing with multinational companies of varying sizes. One of his greatest strengths is working with company leaders and subject matter experts to provide practical tax advice that is strategically aligned with business, legal, and accounting considerations. Finally, Trent is known for his ability to sort through details, break issues down, and then to explain the related tax ramifications in understandable ways that enable business leaders to make informed strategic decisions.

before SLG
Trent served as the Director of Tax for PROS, a $160M publicly traded company headquartered in Houston, TX. Prior to that, he was a Tax Director in PwC’s Raleigh office. Before joining PwC, Trent was in charge of international tax at SAS, a $2.7 billion private company operating in more than 50 countries. He began his career in public accounting with PwC (Coopers & Lybrand) working on a variety of corporate, partnership, and individual income tax issues. Trent has BA/Business Minor and Master of Accounting degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill.

selected experience

  • Served as a tax loan staff over several weeks to assist a Fortune 500 company with a major international tax compliance project; identified methods to dramatically improve entity documentation and financial data collection processes for their complex global structure
  • Have developed, implemented, and documented crossborder transfer pricing policies and procedures in coordination with Accounting, Legal, and external consultants for multiple companies
  • Have coordinated the operational aspects of foreign subsidiary setups: legal form and governance, bank account setup (including leading an international bank RFP process), payroll, IT, and local country tax and accounting assistance
  • Routinely advise on the tax aspects of domestic and international customer deals (withholding tax, VAT, sales tax, etc.); interact directly with customer tax specialists and attorneys as needed.
  • Have overseen the crossborder VAT optimization and recovery process

outside SLG
Trent is an award-winning speaker and technical presentation leader that develops his own courses, writes books, and teaches CPE in multiple states. He also enjoys working with, teaching, and mentoring youth, having been a scoutmaster and a community baseball coach for four years and having worked with youth in his church in various capacities for over ten years. Finally, Trent enjoys his life with his wife Alison keeping up with and being involved in the lives of his five children.