Carmen Manrique is Founder and President of Accounts Pro, which provides QuickBooks training, accounting and clean up for businesses in Orange County and internationally. In business for over 18 years, Carmen enjoys creating relationships with her clients and treats their businesses as if they were her own. She also works with the Spanish-speaking community in the US as well as Latin and South America.

Carmen and her team serve businesses in a wide variety of industries. With her background in accounting and bookkeeping, Carmen looks for ways to streamline client’s accounting systems and can often save them time and money. Two recent projects in the sales tax areas yielded benefit for clients: One included finding and processing a substantial sales tax refund for one client, and the second one involved securing multiple state sales tax licenses and processing returns for another client.

Carmen earned the following QuickBooks certifications from Intuit, which demonstrates her expertise in several QuickBooks accounting software products:

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

Carmen is a lifelong learner who hires coaches to train her on software programs, technology, and business. Prior to starting her own firm, she worked under the direction of a CPA and did the books for her family’s real estate and construction business.
Carmen was born in Peru and has lived in Orange County for 17 years. When she is not working, she enjoys cross fit workouts, reading, writing, dancing, and spending time with husband, her three grown up children and two chihuahuas.