Blakeley Bookkeeping Solutions, LLC is owned by Dr. Jennifer Blakeley-Mode. Jennifer has an Associate's Degree in Accounting from Madison Area Technical College, where she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Fraternity and awarded an internship at The Payroll Company in Middleton, WI. She has 15 years of experience keeping the books for a family business and, after graduation, spent three years working as a paraprofessional in a private accounting firm. During this time, she developed in-depth practical knowledge of payroll, government filings, accounts payable, accounts receivable, compilation-based financial statement production, and Wisconsin sales tax compliance. She also began helping many clients with their accounting software, which ultimately led to her becoming a Certified QuickBooks ProAadvisor. Besides helping her current bookkeeping clients, she also works as the Finance Clerk at Lake Street Methodist Church and as the Finance Assistant at First Congregational United Church of Christ.
Jennifer grew up in Eau Claire, WI and is an Eau Claire Memorial High School alum. She formerly served as the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire Treasurer and currently sings in their choir. Her family includes a son attending Madison College, a daughter attending UW-River Falls, and two rescue cats named Wesley and Fezzik. Her hobbies include geocaching and ATS dance.
Sarah Goulet is an assistant bookkeeper for Blakeley Bookkeeping Solution. She has a business degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where she was a member of Sigma Gamma Zeta II Honor Society as well as the Student Accounting Society. After graduating, she worked as a bookkeeper for 3 years and developed skills in AP, AR, payroll, and financial statement production. Sarah is proficient in various accounting software packages such as QuickBooks, Peachtree, and Excel.
Sarah volunteers at various not-for profits organizations. She is the treasurer and a founding member of the Friends of Putnam Park in Eau Claire and is also the treasurer of a local natural food buying club. Sarah has worked as a chief election inspector for local elections and is a member of the League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley.
Although Sarah is originally from the east coast, she has lived in Eau Claire for over 30 years. She has a son who lives in Grand Rapids Minnesota and another who is a carrier for the USPS here in Eau Claire. She enjoys baking, organic gardening, and tries her best to keep healthy and fit.