Paula Jacques, CPA, Shareholder

Paula Jacques
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Joined Anderson ZurMuehlen in 1994
  • Shareholder
  • Treasurer, Prickly Pear Land Trust

Paula Jacques, shareholder, provides accounting, financial reporting, and tax services for corporations, partnerships, nonprofit organizations, and individuals. Her service concentrations are nonprofit organizations, construction and engineering, service organizations and small business. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, and the Montana Society of CPAs.

Paula graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Political Science/Public Administration. She continued on to the University of Nevada, Reno for accounting coursework. Paula enjoys sailing, camping, hiking and snow skiing.

EXPERIENCE
  • Extensive audit and accounting experience, including performance and supervision of financial statement and compliance audits for nonprofit and commercial entities, and internal control engagements performed under SSAE guidance.
  • Practice area of focus includes non-profit organizations, with clients ranging from small local social service organizations to complex organizations consolidating several for-profit and non-profit entities.
  • Member of Anderson ZurMuehlen’s non-profit industry team, organized to bring an interdisciplinary approach to the firm’s services to non-profit clients.
  • Preparation of tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships and nonprofit organizations.
  • Qualified peer reviewer for CPA firms under the AICPA peer review program.
  • Clients served include nonprofit organizations, construction and engineering, agriculture, financial institutions, service organizations, and small businesses.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Member, American Institute of CPAs
  • Member, Montana Society of CPAs
  • Treasurer, Prickly Pear Land Trust
EDUCATION
  • Accounting coursework, University of Nevada, Reno–1991
  • Master of Arts in Political Science/Public Administration,
  • Kansas State University–1980
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Kansas State University–1978
  • Continuing education through the Montana Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs and Anderson ZurMuehlen sponsored courses.