Jennifer Tavares, BS

Jennifer Tavares, BS

Finance Manager

Jennifer Tavares, BS, joined Whitsell Innovations (WI) in 2015 to manage the day-to-day financial operations, including payroll processing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and financial reporting. She has worked in the accounting field since 1992, and she is experienced in public, corporate, and small business accounting.

Prior to joining WI, Ms. Tavares worked as the Senior Accountant for Bio-Rad AbD Serotec, Inc, where she was responsible for all areas of finance for the Raleigh office, including tracking inter-company international balances and exchange rates. She worked in public accounting preparing individual and corporate tax returns, supporting QuickBooks clients, and reviewing client books for reporting accuracy. She spent a few years working as an independent consultant for small businesses as a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

Ms. Tavares earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time with her family and pets in the mountains of North Carolina.