Desert Accounting LLC

A New Mexico Company

Skilled, Responsive & Affordable


Desert Accounting, LLC was started in 2005 to meet a gap in the marketplace for Skilled, Responsive and Affordable bookkeeping and accounting services.

Today we have an experienced and qualified staff.  Our clients are engaged across the range of activities: Brew Pubs, construction, theater, an automotive dealer, management consultants, attorneys and non-profits.  

Jan A. Sargent
Joined Desert Accounting in 2011

A first rate bookkeeper with years of experience dealing with the complexities of QuickBooks and the range of tasks: Data entry through payroll to financial statements.  Jan’s clients value her practical approach to business affairs, it was infused by long experience in administrative and specialist jobs. Jan has been a Meteorological Specialist, Administrative Assistant in an assisted living facility; she has worked in the mining industry and home rental business.  All of them contributing to her success bookkeeping and accounting.


Richard Frick
BSBA: Accounting, Duquesne University
Joined Desert Accounting in 2019

Rick has held senior positions in the banking and mortgaging communities - a little different from the small business world!  He is steeped in high level accounting and financial skills, and they are transferable.  Rick and Desert Accounting LLC are well matched with complementary abilities.  We are delighted to have him with us and look to the increased depth he brings to our services.  Rick is familiar with accounting software, including QuickBooks, and the information needs of managers - small business owners.  

Anita Langham
Joined Desert Accounting in 2014

Member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB)

Anita's first year with Desert Accounting was an endurance test!  A rigorous QuickBooks course, data entry, and the fundamentals of bookkeeping.  With an active membership of the AIPB she keeps up-to-date.  Today, Anita successfully assists a $M 501 (c)(3) client, a construction company, a solar energy provider, and the owners of two brewpubs.  Daily Anita manages data entry, payroll, compilation of financial statements, and demanding schoolchildren!

Our Office

Our office is in the attractive and historic El Zocalo Plaza, "The Meeting Place", in Bernalillo, five minutes off I 25 at the US 550 exit. It's easily accessible from Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, or Santa Fe.

The 1874 building and plaza was purchased and refurbished by Sandoval County in 2003 with a grant of $1.4 million from the Federal Government.  It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places; originally a school it is now offices and intended to become a center for economic development.

Bob Hyde

BBA: Accounting, College of Santa Fe

Modern History: World Power: SUNY Empire State College

Starting out: British Army Apprentices College: Telecommunications
Naturalized USA Citizen

Many years at the sharp end!  Operations manager and supervisor in tough environments:  British Army, paper mills and on production lines.  Dues paid many times over in Germany, Yemen, the UK and the USA.  A long time ago my family moved to Maine to revel in the amazing place - America!  After a failed venture in retail and a cathartic recovery Desert Accounting LLC was started in 2005.  Our office is in the Town of Bernalillo, 20 minutes from anywhere, parking is easy with restaurants close by!  The mission was, and still is, to provide skilled, responsive and affordable bookkeeping and accounting services.  Today, we have terrific and qualified staff, and many, many satisfied clients.

About Us

Our Staff

Desert Accounting LLC: Skilled, Responsive & Affordable

Call us: 505-771-1445

On the West side of the building is the iconic El Camino Real, The Royal Road, the 300 year old route used by Spanish explorers on their way from Mexico to Santa Fe.  It was also part of Route 66, the Main Street of America.  Established in 1926 Route 66 was one of the original routes within the U.S. Highway System.  It became the most well known, running from Chicago through Bernalillo, to Santa Monica a distance of 2,500 miles.

Stop by and visit us, we're 5 minutes from I25, parking is easy. Applebee's and The Freight House restaurants are just next door.