Kimberly R. Edwards, CPA
Kimberly R. Edwards, CPA is the firm’s owner, with over 28 years of business, tax , financial and management expertise.
Kim has public accounting, GAAP Audit, Financial Statement, and vast tax experience for individual, estate and corporate clients. Kim was a controller for a $50M Manufacturing plant for many years, and has Mortgage banking experience as well. Kim also has many successful businesses including Edwards CPA Group and is well versed in rental properties and IRS Tax Audits. This knowledge and experience adds layers of value to the clients at Edwards CPA Group, since a large percentage of clients are business owners and landlords.
Kim was trained for years by a former IRS Auditor and CPA. This extremely rare experience, training and knowledge adds meaningful value to the client experience at Edwards CPA Group. She knows what triggers and audit and what must be presented for the IRS to accept a deduction. Kim has won many IRS audits, oftentimes talking the IRS down from over $350,000 in penalties and fines right down to zero due. Kim talks their language and is fearless with any IRS agent. What a nice feeling having someone like that in a client’s corner!
You will find Kim’s friendly outgoing nature immediately puts people at ease. Clients oftentimes comment on this and to her attention to detail and efficiency. No problem is too big. Kim gives every thought to the best strategy from choosing the right business entity to how the IRS sees the deductions taken. Even if a situation or deadline seems impossible, Kim finds a way.
Behind Kim’s refreshing attitude is a clever, knowledgeable, thoughtful savvy business owner ready to help a client grow their wealth, get organized, if need be, stay out of trouble with the IRS and tackle any issue that seems daunting to others. You will find that Kim strives to think of ways around an issue or problem at hand, whether it be to find impossible funding, find a new tax deduction or ways to strengthen and grow your business.
Kim is an avid animal lover (she’s an annual sponsor of Live and Let Live Farm), and accomplished equestrian (as you’ll see from her horse pictures in the office!), successfully competed in the horse circuit with her Morgan Horses and now enjoys trail riding. She loves her family and shares her home with her husband, Dave along with her dog and cat.
Robert “Bob” Boucher, Jr, CPA
Bob started his career with one of the “Big Eight” (now “Big Four” accounting firms doing GAAP audits and financial statement preparation and review for major companies in the US. Bob learned about the struggles many small businesses (without accounting backgrounds) had in maintaining their own business accounting records and systems. Bob thoroughly enjoys consulting with clients about revenue growth and wants to help them succeed. His experience in building and maintaining client/customer relationships make him a particularly great fit with the rest of the team and the mission here at Edwards CPA Group.
Bob also has over 25 years’ experience owning his own very successful restaurant in Hampton, NH. He performed all duties as General Manager, Host, Human Resources Manager and Controller/Bookkeeper. Bob implemented, programmed, and maintained a digital POS system, processed payroll and payroll tax reports. This wealth of knowledge and expertise lends a great value to our clients since a large percentage of our clients are business owners or landlords. Bob also has extensive (20+ years) Quickbooks experience.
Bob also has experience in the Healthcare and Mortgage Banking industries. You won’t meet a nicer person than Bob! Bob’s easy going, helpful, friendly attitude makes him a natural teacher and great listener. He has an incredible way of explaining higher level concepts in a basic, easy to understand way to clients. Just beyond his affable nature however, is a smart, savvy accountant who is ready to help in any way he can, whether for our firm or for our clients.
Bob enjoys playing golf and is an avid cyclist. We all love his Border Collie, Rosie, who comes to the office each day with him.
Bob holds a BS in Accounting and is a licensed CPA in NH.
Vicki Pelletier, IRS Tax Resolution Specialist – Enrolled Agent Candidate
Vicki has over 30 years’ experience working in a CPA Firm environment. Vicki prepares and processes tax returns but her real expertise is in IRS Tax Resolution. Vicki has a unique way of understanding exactly what needs to be done as we collaborate on the best way to handle each resolution case. Vicki has invaluable experience and knowledge in the tax arena.
Vicki has vast Quickbooks experience and knowledge and heads up our Quickbooks Tutorial Client Training. If you are one of the clients that have had Vicki teach you these basics, consider yourself lucky. Many business owners try to do it all on their own with no help, or they don’t know the help exists. It does here at Edwards CPA Group, with Vicki at the Quickbooks helm.
Vicki has over 25 years’ experience as an Office Manager, Resource Manager, Bookkeeper and Payroll Manager. Vicki is also a whiz with technical computer issues. Vicki is extremely helpful and she always gives everything she has to solve a project, situation or problem. This rare attitude and wealth of knowledge and expertise lends a great value to our clients.
Although Vicki tends to “keep to herself”, don’t let her fool you! She’d rather use her eagle eyes and focus to get clients every deduction they deserve. She is a tiger with tax resolution helping clients win against the IRS. We have won many cases due to Vicki’s tireless efforts and keen sense regarding the IRS. Vicki is a candidate in the Enrolled Agent certification program and adds high value to our client base.
Vicki is kind hearted, a big family person and loves every kind of animal.