Paula Johnson, CPA, Shareholder

Paula Johnson
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Joined Anderson ZurMuehlen in 2001
  • Shareholder
  • Volunteer, Montana Special Olympics

Paula Johnson, shareholder, specializes in tax planning and preparation, QuickBooks® consulting, preparing and analyzing financial statements. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Montana Society of CPAs.

Paula has been with the firm since 2001 and has a Bachelor of Arts Business with an Accounting option from Montana State University-Billings. Paula enjoys golfing, hiking and camping.

Paula enjoys consulting and advising small businesses.

EXPERIENCE
  • Significant tax experience including income tax planning and preparation of returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and trusts.
  • Extensive consulting and advising in accounting and bookkeeping areas experience including assistance with preparing payroll, quarterly and annual payroll reports, accounts payable, accounts receivable, QuickBooks assistance, monthly financial statements and maintaining appropriate subsidiary schedules for clients.
  • Management advisory services including preparation of financial and tax projections, entity selection, budget preparation assistance, strategic and annual planning, agreed upon procedures, study and evaluation of internal control procedures, financial and cash flow analysis and succession and business continuity planning.
  • Auditing experience including audit examinations, valuation of internal accounting control systems, and financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Clients served include individuals, privately owned companies in a wide range of retail and service industries, partnerships, trusts, and nonprofit organizations.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Member, AICPA
  • Member, MSCPA
  • Volunteer, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Gallatin County
  • Volunteer, Montana Special Olympics
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business with an Accounting option, Montana State University, Billings – 1985
  • Continuing education courses through Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Anderson ZurMuehlen sponsored courses.