1995-present: President, Mission Accounting, Inc., River Forest.
Provide accounting services on a contract basis to non-profit
organizations. Prepare monthly financial statements, reports for the
Board of Directors, budgets, and audit work papers. Analyze
variances between actual and budget, evaluate internal controls, and
establish accounting routines.
1994-1995: Director of Finance, Openlands Project, Chicago.
Designed and prepared financial reports for this $1 million nonprofit
organization including monthly balance sheet, income statement and
cash flow report. Established billing routines for grants and related
party transactions. Computerized the monthly accounting journal
entries and calculations. Presented reports to the Board of Directors
and worked with a Board Member to establish a line of credit and lock
box. Also prepared financial reports for Canal Corridor Association
and CorLands, two affiliated nonprofit groups.
1990-1993: Director of Finance, Justice Research and Statistics
Association, Washington, DC
Established and managed the Finance and Accounting Department
for the $1.5 million nonprofit organization. Prepared and presented
all financial reports to the Executive Director and the Executive
Committee. Wrote the Accounting Manual, designed all spread
sheets and established internal controls. Specialist in grant
accounting. Worked with federal employees to determine indirect
rates, file reports and establish personnel salary structure.
1989-1990: Auditor, Feddeman, Lesche & Tate, CPAs,
Specialized in nonprofit associations including trade, educational
and charitable organizations. As a senior auditor, prepared financial
statements and tax returns, analyzed and tested general ledger
accounts, supervised, mentored and trained staff accountants.
1989: Strategic Planner, Arthur Andersen & Co., Chicago
Working directly with six key partners, organized agenda and
implementation of audit productivity improvement program.
Responsibilities included gathering and analyzing data, writing
recommendations and preparing presentations to top management.
Reported to the Managing Partner of Audit and Financial Consulting
1984-1988: Auditor, Arthur Andersen & Co., Chicago
Promoted to in-charge, June 1985. Specialized in privately-held
corporations and partnerships, including manufacturing, leasing,
consulting and health-care companies.
1980-1983: Accountant, Weltman & Co., CPAs, Chicago
Reviewed all tax returns, financial statements and payroll reports
produced by the Firm. Performed write-up work and payroll tax
returns for several clients. Maintained 8-12 hours per quarter in
graduate school with full-time workload.
1979-1980: Bookkeeper, D’Arcy, McManus & Masius, Chicago
Full charge bookkeeper for Mid-America Research, the market
research subsidiary for the advertising company.
1978-1979: Data Entry Clerk, Johnson Printing Company,
Assisted in the Payroll Department to monitor time sheet analysis
and performed general office duties.
1977: Accounting Clerk, Tokai Bank, Los Angeles
Performed general office duties in the Accounting Department.
Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois, 1984. State of Virginia,
Master of Science in Accountancy, DePaul University, 1984.
Bachelor of Arts, Carleton College, 1977. Honors earned in
Psychology Department for Senior Thesis. Sigma Xi.
Janet B. Hanley, CPA, President & Founder
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