Janet C. Kennedy, CPA

Professional Experience

2006 - Present Swalling & Associates P. C.

1996 - 2005 Kennedy & Co. LLC :
Janet C. Kennedy has been in the public accounting field since 1984. She grew up in Alaska and graduated from UAA in 1983. She worked in the tax department of one of the national CPA firms in Anchorage from 1984-1986. Since then she has worked as a tax and accounting professional in the greater Wasilla area.

Janet and her husband, Dan F. Kennedy, also a CPA, have a family goal of together serving their clients and customers. Kennedy & Co. LLC's mission is to actively provide professional accounting, tax, finance and management advisory services to businesses and individuals while taking a personal interest in the business and tax affairs of each client.

Janet is the president of the Valley Performing Arts and is a past officer of Valley Board of Realtors.

1984-1987:
Ernst and Young (formerly Arthur Young & Co.)
Accountant
The experience with the international certified public accounting firm provided a tremendous foundation for the successes orchestrated with Ms. Kennedy's career as a CPA. Responsible for technical accounting and tax client service and expertise for a variety of clients in several industries. Specialized in auditing, accounting and tax services for many small businesses and governments.

1987 - 1993:
Boyer, Timm, Peters, Kennedy & Browers CPA's
Partner
A Certified Public Accountant, auditor and accounting consultant with full professional qualifications and experience. Demonstrated proficiency in: Tax planning, audit and accounting theory, practice and reporting particularly as it relates to governmental entities, small business, service establishments, non-profit organizations and utilities. Detailed knowledge of: Principles and practices of professional auditing and accounting, tax planning, real estate, and small business management.

Academic Achievements

University of Alaska, Anchorage
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Other
Various professional education courses including annual updates on pronouncements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and special training sessions in all phases of tax planning, accounting, and financial reporting.

Professional Background

Ms. Kennedy has 20 years of experience in public accounting in Alaska including experience as a tax and audit staff member with an international accounting firm. Extensive experience with tax planning and a variety of small businesses.

Professional Affiliation

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants

References

Available upon request.