Janet Lee Krochman, CPA provides a full range of accounting, tax and management advisory services that support Southern California’s businesses and individuals.
We are dedicated to servicing the needs of our clients with utmost professionalism, while providing continuous communication with our clients and our associates, treating both with respect and integrity.
Let our professionals represent your interests with 100% total dedication to your concerns and interests. This leaves you free to do what you do
best - manage your business.
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Our Leader, Our Team
OUR FRIENDLY PROFESSIONAL STAFF COMBINES EXPERIENCE WITH A PASSION FOR SOUND
FINANCIAL HEALTH AND A DESIRE TO HELP CLIENTS STAY ON TRACK WITH THEIR GOALS.
JANET LEE KROCHMAN, CPA
Janet’s introduction to accounting began during her senior year of high school. She continued her studies at Orange Coast College and California State University, Fullerton, graduating in 1981. She obtained her CPA certification in 1984, having worked for a small firm through college, then moving to a mid-size firm to get her CPA license work experience. Her final public firm before starting her own firm was Arthur Andersen, in the Orange County office. She started her own firm in 1989 and celebrated 25 years in 2014. She hopes to continue to work with small and medium size business clients for many years to come.
She enjoys collecting old costume jewelry brooches and turning them into necklaces by the addition of vintage beads. She has added overseas travel to her list of current enjoyments.
OUR TEAM - KENDRE MALE and DARREN BRUNECK
Kendra joined the firm in January 2008 while attending Vanguard University of Southern California where she received her bachelor's degree in accounting. She graduated in 2011 and been pursuing her CPA license with plans to complete by 2017. Accounting has been a passion for Kendra since high school. It is a career that continues to challenge her to learn and allows her to help clients through
tax compliance, an area where many people struggle. She has
continued to attend seminars and conferences to keep up with the changes in the industry and is QuickBooks Pro Advisor On-Line Certified.
Kendra is married to her high school sweetheart, Garrett, and they have a son, Ryker. They enjoy camping and dirt biking together in the beautiful mountains of Colorado.
Darren joined our firm in February 2012, initially working part time shortly after graduating from Vanguard University in 2011 with a business degree in accounting. He later became a full time employee with responsibilities for individual tax prep, bookkeeping and admin tasks. At present Darren has completed his Masters of Accountancy degree from the University of Phoenix and he is currently working on his CPA certification. Darren also works part time with the Hornblower Cruise Line as a bartender and event manager. His duties with Hornblower have provided additional valuable experience with organizational planning; people skills and marketing-all of which will make him a better accountant with the ability to make perceptive analytical judgments in assisting our clients. Darren is QuickBooks Pro Advisor On-Line Certified.
Darren has a broad range of interests, including hiking, soccer and motorcycle riding. He strives to live a balanced life, and apply his growing knowledge and ethical values to help make a difference.
Frequently Asked Questions
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It is imperative that you automate your bookkeeping. As your virtual C.F.O. we would require you to use either Quickbooks® or Xero® accounting software on-line. This is the most effective and efficient way for us to service your accountancy needs. We are prepared to help you with the transition and offer services in training. We are certified Quickbooks® and Xero® trainers and on-line Pro-Advisors. Accuracy and efficiency are the keystones for being able to judge if you are accomplishing your goals.
Complete and accurate financial record keeping is crucial to your business success. Good records provide the financial data that help you operate more efficiently. Accurate and complete records enable you to identify all your business assets, liabilities, income and expenses. That information helps you pinpoint both the strong and weak phases of your business operations.
Moreover, good records are essential for the preparation of current financial statements, such as the income statement (profit and loss) and cash-flow projection.
It is never too late to start or to improve a retirement plan. We would like to be strategic partners with your retirement specialist. We also work with many professionals and can recommend one to you if needed. Basically, there are three steps to retirement planning:
Estimating your retirement income.
Estimating your retirement needs.
Deciding on investments.
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OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR COMPANY. THINK OF US AS YOUR VIRTUAL C.F.O.
HERE ARE EXAMPLES OF SOME OF OUR SERVICES AS WE TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL.
Accurate, cost-effective accounting services that are performed in a timely manner including: General Ledger Review, Business Tax Return Preparation, Personal Tax Return Preparation, Non Profit Organization Tax Return Preparation, Trust Tax Return Preparation, Accounting System Setup and Support including QuickBooks®
and Xero® On-Line.
Bill paying, invoice storage, and payment history all performed and stored in our secure network giving you 24 hour access via login portal.
Assistance in the day-to-day tasks of maintaining accurate and organized digital financial records.
Guidance during the acquisition and disposition processes with relevant bearing on cash flow and tax consequences.
An analysis of your business or personal finances to ascertain circumstances that are negatively affecting growth and provide recommendations for removing obstacles to restore you to sound strategies for success.
Advice on how to structure debt and financing can render a positive impact on your day-to-day budget and cash flow.
We work with a number of certified financial planners and advisors.
A sound financial plan will make you better prepared for unexpected challenges. Assistance is provided for setting and achieving
Our knowledge of current and changing tax laws will help you stay ahead of the curve to minimize your tax liabilities.
We prepare returns annually for
S-corporations, C-corporations, partnerships, LLC's, trusts, individuals and
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Janet Lee Krochman, CPA
3004 Deodar Ave, Suite C
Costa Mesa CA 92626-3792
Mail: 2973 Harbor Ave., No. 644
Costa Mesa CA 92626-3792