Accounting is so much more than numbers. Every aspect of your organization is expressed in the financials. At Shining Star Consulting we help you to understand your financial picture so you can make better decisions.

About Us

Shining Star Consulting founder Monte S. Meyers, MBA, CMA, has over 25 years of experience in the fields of accounting, strategic planning, budgets, financial systems and processes, and financial reporting.

Principal, Shining Star Consulting 2006 - Present
Helping nonprofit organizations improve their financials systems and processes, pass audits, create effective budgets, develop clear policies, create financial reports and provide financial analyses.

CFO, California Alumni Association 1997 - 2006
Served as CFO for the California Alumni Association (UC Berkeley) for over 8 years, dealing with every aspect of finance for the organization. 

Technical Skills
* Excel * Word * PowerPoint*
* QuickBooks * QuickBooks Online* *FundEZ * * MIP * 

Accounting rules and practices (GAAP), and standards for nonprofit organizations: California Nonprofit Integrity Act; IRS Form 990 and 990-T; OMB Circulars No.  A-122 and A-133, Grant and Government budgets and billing, accounting for Temporarily and Permanently Restricted funds; policies and practices; dashboard

* MBA, with Honors, Executive MBA Program, St. Mary’s College of California
* BA, with High Honors, Geography, University of California, Berkeley
* BA, French, University of California, Berkeley

Employees and Associates
Shining Star Consulting has four employees and four consulting bookkeepers who go to our clients' premises to perform solid, reliable bookkeeping work.
Contact Us
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us!
Phone: 510-541-7421
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