Amanda E. Apple, CPA, MST

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Amanda Apple joined McSweeney & Associates, APC in July of 2003.  She graduated with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in Business Economics with an emphasis in accounting.  In the summer of 2000 she joined the San Jose office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) as an audit associate focusing in the Life Science and Venture Capital industries. By the summer of 2002, she was promoted to audit senior where she was able to in-charge audit engagements.  Amanda left PwC early in 2003 to move up into Northern California, where she joined McSweeney & Associates, APC and is currently working in both the audit and tax fields.

EDUCATION

  • 2003-present Certified Public Accountant, California
  • 1996-2000 University of California, Santa Barbara
    BA, Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting
    Graduated with honors
  • 2005-2008 Golden Gate University

     Master of Science in Taxation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2003-present McSweeney & Associates, APC, Grass Valley, CA
    Auditor and income tax accountant
  • 2000-2003  PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP, San Jose, CA
    Senior Associate Auditor in the Life Science and Venture Capital industries with an emphasis in 401(k) audits.
    Audit experience included client consultation, planning engagements, field testing, financial statement preparation, and coaching less experienced staff members
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