Strategically positioning himself to take over operations of Cleveland & Gotliffe, PC, by 2014, Geoffrey Gotliffe currently works at the Reston, Virginia-based firm as a Staff Accountant while continuing preparations to become a Certified Public Accountant. In his position since March 2010, Geoffrey Gotliffe serves as an Auditor, prepares taxes, and heads the privately operated firm’s marketing department.In addition to the services he provides clients at Cleveland & Gotliffe, Geoffrey Gotliffe fills the role of President of Independent Accounting Services, an entrepreneurial venture that provides tax preparation and accounting assistance to companies in Northern Virginia. He extends monthly accounting services to small businesses and prepares individual and corporate tax returns. Other services include payroll processing and recording, business planning for small startups, and tax planning.Geoffrey Gotliffe began laying the foundation for his accounting career in 2007 when he completed an Associate degree in Wilmington, North Carolina, at Cape Fear Community College. For the next two years, he studied at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Belk College of Business. By 2009, Mr. Gotliffe finished studies in dual majors: accounting and finance. After finishing college, he gained valuable career experience working as an Auditor, Bookkeeper, and Tax Preparer for Timothy J. Kreber, CPA, PC.Mr. Gotliffe anticipates earning his CPA credentials by the end of 2012 and moving forward with his efforts to provide quality tax solutions and professional services to individuals and businesses in Virginia and greater Washington, D.C. A lover of the outdoors, he enjoys spending time on the golf course and at the beach. He also stays active by playing football and snowboarding.