Meet the SR Team: Amanda Tobias

  • October 13, 2015
  • Mark Hughes CPA CFE

Amanda TobiasYou’re a Staff Accountant at ShindelRock–tell us about what you do for clients.

I am currently responsible for working on tax returns, tax projections and assisting in preparing financial statement.

What do you like about your job and the work you get to do?

I enjoy being able to use my technical skills to help our clients, either by finding ways for the clients to save money or assisting with the understanding of various accounting or computer programs. 

How long have you been with ShindelRock? What do you like about the firm?

I started with ShindelRock in September. I enjoy the culture of the firm.  Everyone is willing to help you succeed.

What is your background, educational and professional?

I graduated from Western Michigan University in 2011 with a Bachelors in Business Administration  Accountancy.  I continued my education through New England College where, I received a Master of Science in Forensic Accounting in the summer of 2013.  During the summer of 2015, I became a QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor.

I started my accounting career by working as a bookkeeper for an international manufacturing company in Wixom before entering into public accounting.  For the past two tax season I worked will a very small accounting firm.  I’m currently one exam away from finishing the CPA requirements.

Anything interesting you like to do outside work?

I like to keep busy when I’m not working.  I enjoying being outside biking or running.  I’m currently training to run the International Half Marathon this November.