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Joanne Plourde Atlanta

235 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303



Email: joanne.plourde@wipfli.com

Joanne Plourde


Joanne Plourde is a manager who specializes in providing outsourced accounting services to small and emerging businesses. Her primary focus is back office and CFO services. Joanne provides a range of services including setting up of accounting systems and integration with other front-end systems, customization of charts of accounts, payroll processing, inventory management, point-of-sale (POS) processing, general ledger allocations, bank reconciliations and preparation of monthly financials. In addition, she prepares monthly returns for federal and state excise taxes, sales tax and use tax. Joanne utilizes her hands-on business experience in a variety of industries to serve the financial and accounting needs of her clients.

Past experience

  • Controller for an international staffing company
  • Comptroller for a nonprofit agency serving clients with autism and developmental disabilities
  • Controller for a multistate retail/wholesale company
  • Department manager of corporate accounting (fixed assets and cost accounting) for an insurance company
  • Consultant for insurance and manufacturing systems


Assurance services Outsourced services

Areas of Focus

  • Outsourced accounting for the craft beer industry and emerging small businesses throughout their business life cycle
  • Integration of payroll, inventory and POS systems into QuickBooks Online
  • Monthly tax reporting compliance
  • QuickBooks support and training for clients and fellow associates
  • Annual review of client financials prior to annual tax return processing


University of Vermont
  • Bachelor of science degree in computer science
Purdue University
  • Master of science degree in management