Holly Barrett, CPA
Position: Project Consultant

Holly Barrett has been providing executive-level accounting expertise to clients for more than 20 years. She holds an active Certified Public Accountant license and a master’s in business administration (MBA) degree from the University of Washington with concentrations in finance and operations.

As a project consultant, Holly often performs the role of controller for small to medium-sized companies, assists clients in establishing internal financial reporting and provides year-end financial reporting services. She offers in-depth knowledge of and experience with QuickBooks, Peachtree, ProSeries Tax, ProSystem Tax, Quicken and Turbo Tax. Holly is also a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

Holly also prepares financial statements for third-party and internal use; completes multi-state corporate, partnership, non-profit, and individual tax returns; handles complete payroll processing and reporting; and assists with structuring new business start-ups. Holly will establish an accurate Chart of Accounts, train employees in daily input and reporting and set up payroll processing, including employee deductions, direct deposit, tax liability payments and governmental payroll reporting.

Holly’s professional experience includes serving as a virtual controller for various companies, including a high-tech manufacturing firm. She is a business expert in preparing companies’ financial statements and general ledger transactions, internal control procedures and fixed asset tracking, and supervising the accounting and management information systems departments. She also has extensive experience maintaining a company’s cash position, cash forecasts, analysis of past expenditures, and budgets of more than $10 million in revenue.

"You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you." - Dave Ramsey