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Jeanine Buben-Croy Buben, MT, EA

REMOTE CONTRACTOR / ENROLLED AGENT /

TAX ADVISOR

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Qualified enrolled agent (EA) federally licensed by the US Department of the Treasury, with 20 plus years of experience in business and owner individual tax preparation / review including employment taxes, income taxes, and sales & use taxes.

Assists attorneys and accountants focused on tax law, in remote and local service area venues with commercial clients, owners, and professionals.

Expert tax consultant skilled at assisting clients with online accounting setup and transactions coding, payroll and contractor payment, and tax compliance management to ensure minimized business risk and educated consumer clients.

Enthusiastic tax paralegal skilled in research and client communication, with eleven plus years in business administrative role of operating small businesses and coordinating contract jobs with multiple companies and owners.

Proven ability to complete tax contract assignments with multiple company clients while teaching accounting, payroll, and taxation courses in college/university and adult education settings with focus on best practices and established regulations.

Committed to staying current with updated tax regulations, processes, and technologies.

Management and leadership experience from adult education accounting instructor, college/university accounting professor, professional organization presidency and other board positions, and operating two businesses.

Knowledge of tax law, business law, insurance law, securities litigation, and tax litigation through experience and education.

RESUMES AND BROCHURES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

buben.jeanine@comcast.net                  (616)430-5231 / (303)619-8900                 

ONLINE ACCOUNTING MANAGER / SENIOR TAX ANALYST

SUMMARY

Financial technician with 30+ years diverse experience and progressive career development, rated in top nine Westminster, CO accounting firms by https://www.expertise.com/co/westminster/accountant-cpa for 2021 out of 32 accountants scored on availability, qualifications, reputation, experience, professionalism.  Experience includes:                manager of two accounting/tax businesses and leadership on two not-for-profit boards 14+ years; IRS practitioner liaison committee member 12+ years; managing accountant/trustee of family trust 10+ years; accounting professor/instructor 16+ years; accountant/paralegal contractor 23+ years; financial analyst / securities litigation paralegal one year; billing clerk / bookkeeper three years; manager / accounting clerk four years.                                                                                                         

Manages accounting information systems for QuickBooks Online commercial clients and provides Enrolled Agent consulting.  Available for services (monthly or hourly engagements): 

Corporate Tax     Payroll Taxes     Tax Law     Business-to-Business (B2B)     Pleadings     Operations Management     Regulatory Requirements     Legal Assistance     Legal Research     Legal Writing.   

EMPLOYMENT/EXPERIENCE

Accounting/Finance

Online Accounting Manager / Senior Tax Analyst, Remote Business Solutions, Inc., Westminster, CO, 11/2018 – Present.  

Managing Trustee Accountant, PEMB Trust, Westminster, CO, 01/ 2011 – Present.  

President / Vice President / Director / Chairperson, Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance, AFWA Denver Chapter, 07/2007 - Present.  

Accounting Manager / Senior Tax Analyst, Business Consulting & Taxation, Inc., Westminster, CO, 02/2009 – 02/2019.  Eighth of Ten Best Westminster Colorado Accountants-CPAs rated on five factors, Expertise.com, 01/2018 – 12/2018.                                                     

Sales Tax Manager, Ultimate Electronics, LLP, Accounting Principals’ placement, Thornton, CO, 05/2005 – 12/2005.  

Vice President / Director / Chairperson / Newsletter Editor, National Association of Enrolled Agents, CoSEA Chapter, Denver, CO, 01/2008 – 12/2011.  

Staff Accountant, Langlois & Associates CPAs, ASWA Denver placement, Westminster, CO, 12/1996 – 05/1997.  

Assistant Buyer / Bookkeeper, Gart Bros. Sporting Goods Company, Denver, CO, 05/1987 – 12/1987.  

Billing Clerk / Bookkeeper, Security Life of Denver Insurance Company, Denver, CO, 09/1982 – 04/1985.  

Teaching

Accounting Professor Adjunct, Jeanine Buben, Contractor, Westminster, CO, 08/1997 – 06/2011Trained students at multiple higher education entities in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), managing 40 to 80 students per term.  Supervised classroom projects and activities.  Colorado Occupational Teaching License - Accounting, Colorado, 01/2008 – 12/2013.  Contracts included:  Johnson & Wales University; Corinthian Colleges, Inc. Everest College; State of Colorado Red Rocks Community College, Front Range Community College, Arapahoe Community College.       

Accounting Instructor Adjunct, Jeanine Buben, Contractor, Westminster, CO, 01/1987 – 6/2001Trained students at multiple adult education programs in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)), managing 14 to 60 students per term.  Vocational Teaching License - Accounting, Colorado, 01/1990 – 12/2005.  Contracts included:  Adams County District 50, Career Enrichment Park; Denver County District 1, Gove Community School; Jefferson County District R-1, Manning Adult Education Center.

Legal

Legal Assistant Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Denver District, Denver, CO, 05/1988 -09/1988.  Sorted and delivered pleadings to multiple judges. Certificate of Recognition for Service, Clerk of US Bankruptcy Court.  

Securities Litigation Paralegal / Financial Analyst, Roath & Brega, PC, Denver, CO, 01/1986 – 11/1986.  Analyzed trades and researched stock market for client accounts in litigation for Charles F Brega, Esq. and staff.

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree of Taxation, Accounting Major, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and Daniels College of Business Graduate Tax Program, Denver, CO, 12/2005.  3.00 GPA. Two ASWA Denver Scholarships.   

Bachelors Degree of Science, Accounting Major, Metropolitan State University of Denver, College of Business, Denver, CO, 12/1999.  3.53 GPA, Dean’s List.  Accounting Students Organization (ASO) member.

Certificate of General Paralegal Practice, Para-legalism Major, Kaplan College Denver Paralegal Institute, American Bar Association approved program, Denver, CO, 12/1985.  3.60 GPA.  Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association member. 

Bachelors Degree of Business Administration, Cum Laude Graduate, Finance Major, Economics and Business Minors, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 04/1980.  3.61 GPA, Financial Management Honors Society, Dean’s List, Wilson Insurance Agency and WMU Academic Scholarships. Finance Club and Business Academia Dialogue Representative, Pre-Law Society Secretary, Data Processing Managers Association and Marketing Club member.  

Associates Degree of Arts, Cum Laude Graduate, Pre-Law Major, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI, 05/1978.  3.83 GPA.  Delta Pi Alpha Honors Society, Dean’s List, Michigan Education Merit Scholarship Award, Student Activities Award. Allocation & Review Finance Committee Representative (appointed by Dean of College Services), Ski Club Secretary, Law Careers Club Founder/Vice-President, Student Congress Senator and Ski Club Representative.  

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL

Enrolled Agent (EA) License, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 09/2003 – 04/2024.

Practitioner in Tax Number (PTIN), Internal Revenue Service, 09/2003 – 12/2021.

Professional Memberships:   Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, American Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Payroll Association, Attorney-Accountants Alliance, Better Business Bureau, Business Consumer Alliance, National Society of Accountants, National Society of Enrolled Agents, National Society of Legal Assistants, Westminster Chamber of Commerce.

HONORS/AWARDS

"Corporate Instructor of the Second Quarter”, Corinthian Colleges, 04/2010 – 06/2010.                                                                                                                     

"Club 100 Award" (seven months 100% student retention), Everest College, 11/2009 – 05/2010.                                                                                                                       

"A" and “A +" excellent ratings on thirteen factors, Better Business Bureau, 06/2018 – present.                                                                   

“AAA Exemplary Rating” on seven factors, Business Consumer Alliance, 01/2019 - present.                                                                                 

"Highly Recommended by Locals" and "Verified" badges, Alignable Small Business Network of LinkedIn, Westminster, CO, 11/2018 - present. 

JEANINE'S SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeaninebuben/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/remote-business-solutions-inc/

https://www.twitter.com/3151Buben

https://www.facebook.com/jeanine.buben

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JEANINE'S LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Enrolled Agent (EA), Federally licensed by the US Department of the Treasury

JEANINE'S PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association, National Association of Legal Assistants, National Federation of Paralegal Assistants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Directory of Registered Tax Return Preparers and Professionals.  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Enrolled Agents, National Society of Accountants, Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance, American Payroll Association, Accountants-Attorneys Alliance.  Better Business Bureau, Business Consumers Alliance, Westminster Chamber of Commerce.

JEANINE'S CORE SKILL SET

Technologies:  LexisNexis, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), QuickBooks Accountant (Online, Premier), WestLaw, CCH IntelliConnect, Drake Tax, Intuit ProSeries, Intuit TurboTax, HRB Tax, CCH ProSystems fx, CCH ATX, Vertex Sales Tax.

JEANINE'S AWARDS AND HONORS

Received:  earned Corinthian Colleges, Inc. "Corporate Instructor of the Quarter” Award, 2nd Fiscal Quarter 2010. 

Presented Everest College “Club 100 Awards" for 7 Consecutive months of 100% student attendance, 2009-2010. 

Served on Academic Advisory Committee at Front Range Community College (2 years). 

Delivered a customized class  to the Accounting Department employees of ViCorp, parent company of Village Inn Restaurants (1 semester). 

Vocational Teaching Credential, 1990 –2005, State of Colorado and Occupational Teaching Credential, 2008 –2013, State of Colorado. 

Featured in Gove Community School Newspaper (Summer 1998) for self-created “Math Camp for Kids” & “Adult Math”.

Obtained Certificate of Recognition for Service from Clerk of US Bankruptcy Court.

Presented with Certificates of Recognition for passing Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI) tests of Insurance Principles I & 2, and Business Law1984-1985. 

Pre-College Debate and Oratory Awards and Student Council positions (Class Treasurer and Council Financial Representative), 1974-1976.

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