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Alan K Cooke | Elance
 
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Alan K Cooke

Excellence is the Key
   United States
  |   Greensboro, NC
  |  2:48 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

Through my many experiences dealing with both individuals and organizations, I have come to recognize that there exists a severe lack of knowledge and understanding concerning sound accounting practices. Most of the hardships, financial and otherwise, experienced are due in a large part to a fundamental misunderstanding of the necessity of accurate bookkeeping practices. These failures to adhere to reasonable measures to organize, document and maintain financial transaction records leads to financial losses in the millions of dollars and...

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May 24, 2013|Tax Services|$16|Completed
Jun 8, 2012|Tax Services|$300|Completed
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5.0
Jun 20, 2011|Tax Services|$66|Completed
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4.7

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Skills (5)

Tested
Accounting
Financial Statements
Intuit QuickBooks
Peachtree Accounting
Microsoft Excel

Service Description

Pinnacle Accounting Services was established to provide a broad spectrum of accounting services for low to moderate income individuals, as well as small businesses. These services include, but are not limited to the preparation of individual, decedent, gift, trust, estate, corporate, nonprofit, and partnership tax returns. Additionally, we will offer general accounting services, as well as auditing for small businesses. Clients can expect to receive excellent service at a reasonable price.


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Employment

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Office Manager/Tax Professional
2006 - 2011
Conducting tax interviews and researching tax questions for the purpose of preparing complete and accurate tax returns; Providing tax information to clients as it relates to tax preparation;...
Laboratory Corporation of America
Accountant
1998 - 2005
Balanced all corporate cash received and disbursements made on a daily basis; Analyzed general ledger balances to note any discrepancies which had been posted to the accounting system; Performed...
American Association of Retired Persons
Tax Analyst
1996 - 1996
Prepared consolidated corporate tax returns to account for the financial activities of over 3900 chapters (subsidiaries); Prepared multi-state tax returns as appropriate to account for...
Internal Revenue Service
Agent
1995 - 1996
Independently conducted audits of exempt organizations where issues involved were complex and sensitive; Applied audit and investigative techniques in the examination of financial and operating...
Internal Revenue Service
Assistant Unit Manager
1991 - 1994
Responsible for the accurate processing of current and prior year original tax returns to ensure that required schedules were attached and properly completed, and that taxpayer...
US Air Force
Deputy Accounting and Finance Officer
1988 - 1990
Planned, coordinated, monitored, and supervised the maintenance and operation of varied and complex materiel management accounting and reporting systems; Analyzed, evaluated, and interpreted data...
US Air Force
Deputy Accounting and Finance Officer
1987 - 1988
Assisted in the accurate management and safeguarding of the largest cash authority in the Military Airlift Command (MAC); Responsible for the accurate collection and disbursement of $4 million in...

Education

Guilford Technical Community College
Associates Computer Information Technology
2012 - Present
NC Agricultural and Technical State University
BS Accounting
1982 - 1986

Keywords

accounting
tax
general
fund
finance
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