With diplomas in accounting and bookkeeping with honors and computerized accounting with honors, Barbara Blackett combines 30 years of professional experience with advanced computer skills to benefit small, medium, and large corporations. She loves being able to help clients find solutions, and is proud of her continued professional success. She attributes much of that to her willingness to learn, which ensures that she remains at the forefront of her industry. Additional academic highlights include becoming certified in legal assisting, mediating and providing arbitrating services, and in managing QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Ms. Blackett is currently utilizing her background as the lead consultant at Barbara Blackett Consulting in Ontario, Canada. The company specializes in website design and development, accounting and financial solution, business consulting services and information technology, including search engine optimization, social media, and mobile marketing. Ms. Blackett works with her clients to create their websites, using a variety of language and scripting that captures information from visitors and helps develop e-commerce solutions for them.
With above-average business support through the use of systems, services and custom solutions, both on-site and remotely, Ms. Blackett’s passion for business helps contribute to her clients’ bottom line. Her job also includes configuring and implementing sophisticated corporate technology solutions, handling project management, collecting complete financial data for large corporations, including year-end files and monthly bookkeeping. Furthermore, she provides the availability for software consultations. Solutions are recommended based on specific requirements and considerations for future growth in the company. She also provides full services to clients who choose to move their financial data into other applications.
Additionally, Ms. Blackett has accrued decades of experience providing bookkeeping and tax services to both small businesses and large, multimillion dollar corporations. Her expertise in this side of the industry includes setup, audit assistance, government filings, year-end statements, monthly management reporting, among other things. She works personally with all accounting and financial clients to ensure consistently accurate and timely reporting and filing.
Apart from her work with her clients, Ms. Blackett devotes time to supporting Chedoke-McMaster Hospital, Canadian Cancer Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton Burlington, CityKidz, and various groups that support local youth. She also enjoys tap and Latin dancing, swimming, photography, traveling to the Caribbean islands, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Her accomplishments have earned Ms. Blackett a VIP and Professional of the Year in Business Consulting recognition with Worldwide Branding in 2010, a Profiles Magazine feature in 2011, a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, and a Top Female designation in 2014, as well as recognition by Elite Women Worldwide for her dedication, achievement, and leadership in information technology services.