Julie Collins

Supervisor, Orland Park

Experience

Julie is an experienced accounting professional who effectively assists clients in maintaining and reporting accurate accounting information in multiple types of small and mid-market businesses. She provides accounting and tax services and accounting software training. Her clients conduct business in the professional services, contracting, manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and not-for-profit domains. Currently she is a Supervisor in the Firm’s Client Advisory Services Department.

In addition to the many years of experience Julie has working in the public accounting realm, her work as an accountant in the private sector has provided her with an understanding of the challenges that clients often face with internal processing, financial reporting, and proactive planning. She leverages this understanding along with her strong organizational and analytical skills when working with clients to help develop efficient processes and best practices. Her excellent problem solving and communication skills strengthen her ability to support clients and implement financial processing and reporting strategies.

Education & Certifications

  • DePaul University, School for New Learning, Chicago, Illinois
  • Governors State University, University Park, Illinois
  • Completed coursework towards Bachelor of Arts Degree, concentration in Accounting
  • Moraine Valley College, Palos Hills, Illinois
  • Associate in Science Degree in Business, graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®
    • QuickBooks Desktop
    • QuickBooks Online
    • QuickBooks Enterprise

Professional & Civic Organizations

  • DeKalb Leadership Academy, Graduate
  • Mueller Charitable Committee, Member
  • Pay-It-Forward House, Volunteer
  • United Way, Volunteer