HULSEY, HARWOOD & SHERIDAN, LLC
Susan R. Harwood, CPA
Phone: 318.325.6500 ext. 202
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- West Monroe High School, Class of 1973
- BBA in Accounting from University of Louisiana at Monroe, 1977
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 1980
- Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA), 2012
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)
- AutoCPA Group – a nationwide association of CPA firms specializing in serving automobile dealerships, 1998 to present
Susan has practiced public accounting in Monroe,Louisiana since 1978. She joined the firm in 1979 and was admitted as a partner in 1986. Since that time, she has served clients in a variety of industries. Her experience includes all phases of accounting, auditing, tax, and management advisory services. She frequently consults on business matters with closely-held businesses and their owners, assisting with tax planning, estate planning, and other management issues. She also represents clients in audits with the Internal Revenue Service, Louisiana Department of Revenue, and other taxing authorities.
For over twenty years, a very large portion of Susan’s time has been spent working with clients in the automotive dealership industry. She is a member of the AutoCPA Group, the first group of its kind formed by CPAs serving the automotive retail industry. Susan’s experience in this field includes working with dealer advertising groups, LIFO inventory calculations, dealership audits and reviews, operational reviews, tax planning and preparation, buy-sell transactions, and working with accounting office personnel in dealerships. She has written several articles pertaining to accounting and tax issues of auto dealerships that have been published in newsletters and trade magazines.
Susan and her husband Bob have three daughters and have been very involved in their activities through the years - dancing, softball, cheerleading, and gymnastics, to name a few. Now that her daughters are studying and pursuing their own careers, Susan has enjoyed establishing new hobbies and interests. She volunteers with the United Way of Northeast Louisiana, previously serving as Chairman of Standards Evaluators, and currently serving on the Finance Committee. She also enjoys football games, especially LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints. She loves spending time with friends, but time with her family is her favorite pastime.