We have an amazing team here at Dollar and Sense Bookkeeping, I am very thankful for them!

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Jessica Mcgrail, president

Bookkeeping is my passion and small business owners are a close second!  Keeping our clients finances in order is our top priority.  We treat our clients like family and will never loose the ability to have those relationships.  We love being a part of our community by being involved in our Batavia MainStreet events, serving on the Board of Directors with the Batavia Chamber of Commerce, serving as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and organizing the Batavia Farm to Table Dinner event every year!

On a personal level, my husband and my two children are at the center of my universe.  Their love and support is amazing.  When we are not hard at work, we enjoy bike riding on the Fox River Trail, gardening, having ice cream and walking around our great town of Batavia!

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april williams, lead Bookkeeper

April is our head bookkeeper and keeps all clients on pace for success.  Her knowledge, passion and attention to detail is heard round the world and we are super lucky to have her. 


I met Jessica through a mutual friend in December 2016. I have been working for Dollar and Sense Bookkeeping since January 2017 and I enjoy it every day! I have over 15 years of bookkeeping experience and specialize in contractor/trades clientele.  I hope to continue learning more from Jessica!  I grew up in West Chicago and now live in Montgomery, IL with my husband and son. When I'm not working I enjoy reading, spending time with family and friends, and watching my son play baseball and football. 

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amanda durante, bookkeeper

Amanda has been working at Dollar and Sense Bookkeeping since December 2017. Her passion is with numbers and digging into a good financial statement. She has a real drive to keep things organized for our clients. Amanda’s intimate knowledge of accounting and how small business operates makes her a great asset to the team.


I grew up in the Chicago suburbs and graduated with a BS in Accounting & Business Commerce from Aurora University in 2012.  During my time in college I was awarded with the Dunham Scholarship, an exclusive program that was only available to 5 students who showed excellence in business leadership.  This program also trained me to focus on community outreach programs and small businesses. During and after college I worked in accounting for a small business in Aurora handling all functions for A/R, A/P, and month end closings. I have decided to re-enter the workforce after starting my family.  I now have 2 children and a husband, who is a small business owner himself.