Deidree Jones – Accountant/President
With a BSBA in accounting from the University of Montevallo, Deidree has actively pursued her passion for helping people with their financial needs. She has been in the accounting field now for the past 15 years. During that time, she has prepared thousands of accurate tax returns for individuals and businesses. When the CPA that she worked for in Helena, AL decided to retire, Deidree couldn’t imagine not working with the clients that she had become to call friends. Thus, she opened Jones & Associates, LLC in January of 2011.
Deidree actively pursues educating herself on the ever changing tax laws, thus making her proficient in preparing individuals and businesses with their tax returns as well as their bookkeeping. She has a unique complement of insights that allow her to truly understand the challenges and goals of small businesses and individuals. Deidree is a Notary Public, a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals, The National Society of Accountants, Helena Business Association, The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, BNI of Alabama, and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Shannon Shirah – Associate
Shannon has always been passionate about accounting. She went to Faulkner University in Bayminet, AL majoring in the accounting field. Shannon now uses her passion, experience, and skills to give Jones & Associates, LLC clients the highest accuracy and dedication possible to successfully deliver exceptional bookkeeping and tax services. Shannon has a passion to be actively informed and educated about new and upcoming changes in the tax code to ensure Jones & Associates clients receive only the latest, most accurate information. She works very closely with the owner to assure correspondence is maintained with all clients.
Justin Jones – Associate
Growing up with a mother that is an accountant, Justin couldn’t help but be interested in numbers. Justin is a high school graduate of Thompson High School.Although he is new to the business, Justin has been in training and earned certificates from The National Association of Tax Professionals in tax preparation which he is a member of the association as well.