About

Meet Kathleen McDowell, Owner of Business Services of Tucson, LLC.

Thank you for visiting my website! Here’s some information about me and how I can help your business operate more efficiently.

I’ve owned Business Services of Tucson since October 2011. My focus is the small business community, and I’m a member of Better Business of Southern Arizona, Local First Arizona, and the American Association of Notaries.  LFA and BBB is a statewide group that advocates for locally owned and independently operated businesses.

Clients benefit from my 30-plus years in accounting and management. I’ve worked in a wide range of industries, including architecture, engineering, environmental, government contracting, law, oil, publishing, Not-For-Profit, and transportation. My diversified background gives me a broad understanding of the business world and how it relates to your situation.

During my corporate career, I handled numerous responsibilities. such as:

  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Cash forecasts
  • Financial statements
  • General ledgers
  • Journal entries
  • Payrolls
  • Payroll taxes
  • Software package installation and data conversion with QuickBooks
  • Notary services
  • QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor

I earned many recognition bonuses and “The Controller of the Year Award” from Perma-Fix Environmental, Inc. I also completed a Greenbelt in Six Sigma Lean Processes while employed at Honeywell International.

My education includes earning MSAC in Accounting from Keller School of Management and a B.A. in management – with an accounting emphasis – from Webster University in St. Louis. and a minor in political science and earned paralegal certification. In addition to my university training, completed extra education classes at ADP, H&R Block, and General Motors University Finance College.

Along with these credentials, I bring a devotion to effective problem solving, developing procedures that work, attention to detail, and organization. I’d love to help you take your business to the next level. Give me a call at 480-203-7621. Or send an e-mail. I will respond within 24 hours.