1988 to presentBarbara J. Smith, CPA (self-employed)
Small business financial and accountant consultant; tax planning and return preparation for individuals, corporations, and partnerships; budget and financial statement preparation; internal control analysis; certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor; supervised and trained client accounting personal.
1985-1988Adler & Adler Publishers, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland
Controller – Supervised accounting and financial reporting functions, implemented accounting software, designed management reports, activated the budgeting process, and maintained banking relationships.
1983-1985Beers and Cutler, Washington, D.C. (CPA firm)
Manager – Supervised accounting and tax services for numerous clients. Work involved engagement proposal preparation, coordination of key client personnel, tax planning, financial statement preparation, internal controls evaluation, and audits; developed industry experience in real estate, retailing, government contracting, law, architecture, and consulting firms.
1981-1983Moss Adams, Seattle, Washington (CPA firm)
Supervisor – Planned and supervised independent audit engagements, prepared and reviewed audit working papers and financial statements, and resolved technical accounting questions; developed industry experience in construction, cooperatives, manufacturing, retailing, and seafood processing.
1978-1981Arthur Andersen & Co., Washington, D.C.
College of William and Mary – Bachelor of Business Administration (1978)
Golden Gate University – Graduate Work in Masters of Taxation Program
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:
Certified Public Accountant (State of Maryland)
Member, Maryland Society of Certified Public Accountants
President, Washington Alliance of Business Women
Treasurer, Soccer Association of Columbia
Treasurer, Centennial High School Athletic Booster Association