Cheryl Harris
Tel 713.780.1425
Fax 713.780.2139

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Cheryl Harris

Cheryl joined Duff Kitchel in 2000, and has over 30 years experience in taxation, management accounting and audit. In addition to her experience in public accounting, Cheryl also has extensive knowledge in tax software training and technical support after spending eight years employed with the industry leader in tax preparation software.

Representative Highlights

  • Preparation and review of all aspects of federal and state income tax returns.
  • Tax planning for individuals and entities.
  • Accounting assistance and financial analysis; assist with quarterly compilation reports for law firms.
  • Served as an accounting manager for a multi-entity and mutl-state corporation, including full charge of all aspects of general ledger, payroll, human resources and compliance.
  • Extensive experience in management and financial reporting for U.S. Government Purchase Agreements and Contracts.
  • Provided software and hardware installation, training and support to national CPA firms in ten state area.
  • Experienced in preparing Small Business Administration loan application packages.
  • Experienced in Professional Liability Insurance audits and Texas Workforce Administration audits.

Education and Professional Background

  • Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude and with Business Honors, 1979
  • KPMG Peat Marwick, CPA, 1980-1982
  • Grant Palma & Walker, CPAs, 1982-1984
  • Computer Language Research/FastTax (currently Thomson Reuters) , 1984-1992
  • Loflin Environmental Services, Inc., 1992-1999
  • Duff Kitchel & Company, P.C., 2000 – Present

Activities and Affiliations

  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi honor society
  • Member, Beta Alpha Psi accounting honor society
  • Member, Beta Gamma Sigma business honors society
  • Member, National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers

Publications and Presentations

  • Speaker, Tennesse State Board of Certified Public Accountants
  • Speaker, Texas State Board of Certified Public Accountants (Houston Chapter)
  • Speaker, Missouri State Board of Certified Public Accountants