About Us

Lisa A. Smith is the founder and owner of L.A. Smith Consulting (formerly Smith Business and Tax Services) which offers bookkeepingaccountingpayroll,  consulting for QuickBooks®, business advisory, and tax return preparation to owners of small businesses in and around the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

Some of the recent projects Lisa has completed for clients include a QuickBooks Online setup for an auto parts store and fuel station which improved productivity, cash flow and invoicing management for a construction company, the correction of a $44K bookkeeping error for a new business, and profit improvement advice for a restaurant. In addition to bookkeeping, payroll, and business advisory services, Lisa offers write-up services, financial statement preparation, entity formation consulting, and QuickBooks training and troubleshooting.

Lisa has more than 20 years of experience in multiple industries, including service, retail, construction, agriculture, forestry, automotive, and restaurants. She is proficient in accounting software and holds the following certifications:

  • Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor
  • Certified QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor
  • Certified QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions ProAdvisor

Lisa has also earned the Certified Business Profit Consultant designation.  She served as treasurer of the local Chamber of Commerce and has run the accounting department and back office for her husband’s timber company for more than 20 years.  Lisa was selected for Corry Regional Leadership.

Lisa earned an Associates of Science Degree in Business Administration from Mercyhurst University.  When Lisa is not working, she loves spending time with her family and extended family, crocheting, and crafting.

From Lisa:

In our family home, I began this business with success in accounting and tax services. Little did I know I would be here today just 15+ years later with office space, staff and online website.

Our business is everything I want it to be for my clients and soon-to-be clients. From limited services to our full package of value-added solutions, we’re here to provide you with peace of mind.

Please don’t hesitate to give us a call so we can find out more about your accounting needs and goals.