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Bookkeeper Girl Partners with CPA’s

CPA’s Strong Relationship with Bookkeeper Girl
A West Texas native, McCleskey, his wife, Sheila, and their three teenage children have made the Denton area (Corinth) their home the past decade. For many years, McCleskey made his living in the field of agriculture. But he decided to sell his business, wondering, “What am I going to be when I grow up?” He decided on accounting. “I’ve always been interested in numbers and planning and the strategic side of things,” McCleskey said. Armed with a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, he went to work. “And here we are,” McCleskey said.
His hobbies include golf and aviation. His family is active in The Village Church.
McCleskey said his firm provides “outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.” “We believe in the value of relationships. We view each client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success,” McCleskey said. “We strive to ensure that every client receives close personal and professional attention. We believe our high standards and service set our firm apart.”
McCleskey added that his firm is responsive. “Companies and individuals who choose our firm rely on the fact that we value our clients, and it shows in everything we do,” he said. “We return phone calls promptly. We strive to give accurate estimates of how long jobs will take. In general, we try to treat our clients the way we would want to be treated.”
Through hard work and a service mindset, McCleskey said, the firm has earned the respect of the business and financial communities. McCleskey noted that an accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. “The biggest thing on my plate right now is to be certain that as we continue to grow, we maintain our ability to provide personal attention and quality professional services,” he said.
The certified public accountant answered a few questions about his firm’s working relationship with Bookkeeper Girl and its owner, Kim Pollard.
What do you enjoy most about working with Bookkeeper Girl?
Their people.
How does Bookkeeper Girl save your office time by them handling the bookkeeping and you handling the year end taxes?
Obviously, for a business, the bookkeeping has to be done. Either the client has to do it, someone competent like Kim has to do it or we have to do it. It saves us time by knowing that the basic bookkeeping is done and accurate. It may need some minor adjustments by us. But they’re adjustments, not rewrites.
How does having a good set of books save clients tax dollars?
If the books are done and reliable, then it’s a matter of us knowing and applying the tax rules. It’s really very simple. If we have to take more time to put together the bookkeeping, we have to charge more.