About Jenny

Jenny is a wife, mother, grandma, artist and accountant living and working in western North Carolina.

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JENNY O. HASSLER, CPA

jenny.o.hassler(at)gmail.com

--EDUCATION--

Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC

College of Business

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting; GPA: 4.0/4.0

Western Carolina University’s College of Business is accredited by AASSB International

  • Recipient of the NC State Board of CPA Examiners Scholarship

  • Recipient of the Steve and Linda Reese Scholarship

Santa Fe Community College Gainesville, FL

Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences; GPA: 3.82/4.0

--RELEVANT EXPERIENCE--

PolyLINKS, Inc. Asheville, NC

Controller 2010

  • Responsible for preparing annual financial statements, tax filings (federal, state and county), payroll, A/R
  • Integral member of the management team

TolandHansley & Company, P.A. Hendersonville, NC

Associate 2009

  • Prepared financial statements on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, including entering data, reconciling bank statements, and formatting financial statements

  • Assisted in recreation of four years worth of financial statements for court case; work included data entry, bank reconciliations, analysis of exceptional accounts, and evaluation of public record information

  • Prepared tax returns, including the new 2008 990 non-profit compliance returns

  • Prepared payroll tax returns, calculated payroll on a monthly basis

Dixon Hughes, PLLC Asheville, NC

Associate, Tax Exempt Healthcare Team 2007 – 2009

  • Prepared various compliance and tax returns, specialized in Form 990 non-profit compliance returns

  • Researched client issues and wrote opinion memos on a variety of complicated tax and accounting issues

  • Experienced with tax-exempt hospital consulting; assisted in presentation of tax returns to non-profit Boards of Directors

  • Created client bills on a weekly basis, and maintained diverse client relationships with more than 30 clients

  • Prepared Medical Deduction calculations, and associated CCRC resident letters, in conformance with Baker vs. Commissioner

  • Assisted in one-on-one training of other associates and seasonal interns

All Retro Games Waynesville, NC

Co-owner / Financial Director 2000 - 2007

  • Tracked business revenues and expenses utilizing Excel spreadsheets

  • Prepared financial statements on a quarterly and annual basis, including entering data, reconciling bank statements, and formatting financial statements

  • Prepared sales and use tax returns and annual income tax returns

  • Managed customer fulfillment, from order receipt to shipment

  • Consistently resolved customer issues in a quick and efficient manner.

Home School Educator Florida & North Carolina

Instructor / Parent 1996 – 2007

  • Regularly volunteered as an educator and organizer with home schooling groups

  • Created curriculum, evaluated progress and kept appropriate records

  • Prepared two children to follow their dreams – one as a baker, the other as a make-up artist

Volunteer

  • Usher at Flat Rock Playhouse beginning with the 2009 season

  • Regularly volunteer at local events (food shows, etc)

--COMPUTER SKILLS--

Proficient in: ProSystemFx Tax Preparation Software, Microsoft Office Suite, ProFx Engagement, Creative Solutions Accounting, Fixed Assets

Knowledgeable of: Drake Tax Preparation Software, TaxWise Tax Preparation Software, Microsoft Access, QuickBooks, ePace

North Carolina licensed CPA

North Carolina Notary Public