Resumé

Kent O. Utter

Posted On October 28, 2019

Cover Letter

I wish to be busier year-round and seek a part-time afternoon position in tax or accounting. The ideal location would be in the southeast valley. I have my MBA degree and hold the Enrolled Agent designation. I have worked with Drake, ProSeries, Lacerte and Ultra tax software.

Sincerely. Kent Utter

Resumé

KENT O. UTTER, CPA
Tempe, Arizona
WhalerCPA@aol.com
480.820.6401
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kent-utter-cpa



SUMMARY

I am a seasoned tax professional with extensive experience in tax preparation and accounting education. I excel in developing client and student relationships grounded in trust and respect.

• Client Management • Education
• Communication • Business Ownership
• Tax Preparation • Consulting



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KENT O. UTTER, CPA, Tempe, AZ 1989 - Present

Proprietor (1989 - Present)
Focused on delivering positive client outcomes while executing a strong business ownership and management strategy.
• Preparation of Payroll and Sales Tax Returns
• Preparation of Income Tax Returns for Individuals, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Trusts
• Financial Reporting – Preparation of compiled financial statements
• Proficient with Lacerte, Ultra Tax, , Drake and Proseries eFile Software

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Mesa, AZ 2004 - Present

Adjunct Business Faculty (2004 - Present)
Dedicated to engaging learning minds and developing future accounting and tax professionals. Courses taught include:
• ACC230 – Uses of Accounting Information I
• ACC240 – Uses of Accounting Information II
• ACC111 – Accounting Principles I
• ACC121 – Income Tax Preparation
• ACC107 – Bookkeeping Theory & Practice
• ACC109 – Accounting Concepts










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GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY, Phoenix, AZ 2009 - 2010

Adjunct Business Faculty (2009 - 2010)
Dedicated to engaging learning minds and developing future accounting and tax professionals. Courses taught include:
• ACC211 – Financial Accounting
• ACC250 – Financial Accounting

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Phoenix, AZ 2007 - 2008

Faculty (2007 - 2008)
Dedicated to engaging learning minds and developing future accounting and tax professionals. Courses taught include:
• ACC460 – Government and Nonprofit
• ACC422 – Intermediate Financial Accounting II
• ACC300 – Principles of Accounting
• ACC349 – Cost Accounting
• ACC362 – Financial Accounting I
• ACC363 – Financial Accounting II

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tempe, AZ 2006

Adjunct Business Faculty (2006)
Dedicated to engaging learning minds and developing future accounting and tax professionals. Courses taught include:
• ACC230 – Uses of Accounting Information I


EDUCATION
Masters of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Certified Public Accountant, Licensed by the Arizona State Board of Accountancy since 1987
Enrolled Agent Duties governed by the Internal Revenue Service since 1995



PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/CERTIFICATIONS
CPA Exam Item – Writing Workshop 2004 the AICPA accepted eight tax questions for use on a future exam
CPA Exam Item – Writing Project 2006 the AICPA accepted 19 tax questions for use on a future exam
CPA Exam Item – Writing Project 2007 the AICPA accepted 15 questions for use on a future exam
CPA Exam Item – Writing Project 2012 the AICPA accepted five questions for use on a future exam
IRS Special Enrollment Exam Instructor – 2007 and 2009
Arizona Master Teacher Conference Scholarship Winner – 2008
CIS 236 and 237 Web-based Teaching and Learning I and II