Welcome! We are professional bookkeepers dedicated to making our clients' lives easier. We love helping successful family-owned and operated businesses and sole proprietors by moving their accounting from a shoebox to the computer using best-in-class QuickBooks accounting software. At Farr & Associates Bookkeeping & Consulting we become part of your management team, streamline your accounting systems and processes, and provide back office bookkeeping functions, so you can do what you do best. Feeling bogged down with bookkeeping work? We're guessing it's outside your area of expertise, or you wouldn't be here! The focus of Farr Associates Bookkeeping & Consulting is to help your business increase profits, cash balances, and the value of your business!
During our years in public and private accounting, it became clear to us that efficient, quality bookkeeping is essential to business success and organizational growth. Lee Farr launched this business to provide exactly that.
All that CPA firm experience prepared us well! We know how to take apart a company's financial information and put it back together with the right strategies in mind.
We work with you to develop the key performance indicators you need to track in order to make sound business decisions. We have consistently delivered a proven array of bookkeeping, payroll, and consulting services designed for small businesses and organizations who require high levels of personal service, integrity, and organization from their financial partners.
As Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors, we have alot of experience handling the time-consuming bookkeeping tasks many business owners find give them a huge headache. We can take those tasks off your plate so you can free up time to focus on whatever you want to do. In addition, we are also very experienced in working closely with our client's accountants.
Farr & Associates Bookkeeping & Consulting was founded to help entrepreneurs create a profitable business with lasting value, while helping you get organized. You'll be able to breathe a little easier, knowing you have us by your side. If you would like to learn more and explore ways that we might be able to organize and streamline your bookkeeping, please
Thomas (Tom) Farr is the graduate of Albright College in Reading, PA, where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting. He was a licensed Certified Public Accountant for half of his career, and is now an inactive member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has over 17 years of Audit and Accounting experience with regional CPA firms (Beard & Company, Reinsel & Company, and Herbein & Company), and as a sole practitioner, specializing in medium to large commercial entities in the construction, manufacturing, retail, and professional and trade services industries. Tom left public accounting to become the Chief Financial Officer or Controller of several large commercial entities with revenues ranging from $25 million to over $100 million, in the wholesale / distribution, manufacturing, retail, and real estate industries. He enjoys building relationships with our clients to assess and solve their accounting needs and help them be more successful in their businesses. Tom is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. He is also the loving husband to the founder of the Company, Lee, and they have two teenage sons. When he is not working, you can find him running, weightlifting, reading, training his sons in their athletic ventures, playing golf, and spending time with his family.
Lee Bonnie Farr, founder and owner of Farr & Associates Bookkeeping & Consulting, graduated from Shippensburg University in PA, where she earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting. She was a licensed Certified Public Accountant and has over 25 years of diverse accounting experience. Her career has provided a well-rounded experience from public accounting, owner of her own restaurant business, and holding the following positions for other private entities: Controller,
Business Office Manager of a sizable retirement community, Finance Administrator, and Treasury Manager. Her accounting expertise has been developed in these positions with small to medium-sized companies with revenues up to $50 million. In addition to her vast accounting knowledge, her people skills are "off-the-charts". She loves to build personal relationships with her clients and serve their professional bookkeeping and accounting needs. Lee lives in Shillington, PA with her husband and partner, her two energetic sons, and her devoted English Mastiff, "Woody". In her spare time, Lee is actively involved in activities with her family, Christian counseling, volunteer organizations and activities, making crafts, and exercising.