Who We Are

Today, it’s easy for anyone to feel lost when it comes to accounting and tax services—even with the widespread use of at-home financial software and digital tax filing services. The problem isn’t so much with how you handle your finances, but rather if you understand them in their entirety. For most people, the answer to this is “no.”


Amber Halvorson

Position: President
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting
Hobbies/Interests: Disney, Harry Potter, Starbucks, and Godiva chocolate, not necessarily in that order.
What is important to me: Family, friends, and creating peace and harmony around me.
Fun Fact: Amber started doing tax returns under supervision when she was 15 years old!

Don’t hate, depreciate

Amy Bittner

Position: Staff Accountant
Hobbies/Interests: Snuggling with my dogs, camping, and watching my grandchildren grow.
What’s important to me: Family, being happy, and being healthy.
Fun Fact: I wear crocs every day, no matter the weather!

Amy does all aspects of bookkeeping from accounts payable and accounts receivable to payroll. She is a QuickBooks Online expert!

Accounting is accrual profession.

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Karissa Ojeda

Position: Office Manager
Education: Associate’s Degree in Marketing and Graphic Design and an Associate’s Degree in Business Management
Hobbies/Interests: Videography, hanging out with loved ones, and Chicago sports.
What is important to me: Family, friends, positive energy, and living life to the fullest!
Fun Fact: Karissa is still waiting on her letter from Hogwarts!

Karissa does any and all aspects of bookkeeping from accounts receivable and accounts payable to payroll and bank reconciliations. She also manages the office and keeps us running smoothly.

Accounting is a career for smart assets

Traveling Bean Counters was founded in 2019 to help local small businesses with their bookkeeping needs. Most small businesses do not start with a solid bookkeeping foundation and, as the business grows, financials can easily get out of hand. Our Bean Counters help you to accurately track your business income and expenses so that you can make informed financial decisions. We also put your bookkeeping together in a way to make tax preparation easier and less stressful. Our main goal is to help you make your business successful and keep you compliant with all of your tax and reporting needs.

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And, aside from technical expertise and a depth of knowledge, the company also offers terms, conditions and benefits that anyone can understand and take full advantage of, including:

  • A free, no-obligation discussion about business requirements and standards.
  • Fixed accounting fees agreed upon in advance, with no hidden charges.
  • Tax planning services that are tailored to every unique client.
  • A gamut of services benefitting to small businesses, including payroll in Elkhorn, WI.

What Clients Are Saying…

We have been working with Amber for 2 years now. As a small business, we needed an affordable, reliable accountant who would provide us with payroll, billing and accounting services. We found that with Amber and her team. They are quick to respond when we have questions and help us keep our business on track financially. Melinda has been very helpful with documenting payments we receive and answering our questions. Karen has been awesome with our weekly payroll, even checking in with me to ensure it gets processed on time. Choosing this team was a great business decision for us.– MAGGIE PUGESEK

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Get in Touch

For more information about how our accounting firm can assist you in any facet of accounting and taxation, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (262) 723-2822 today.