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Laguna Beach

Managing Member of the Panama City office

Office Managing Member

James “Jay” R. Moody, IV, CPA

Phone Number



1904 Wilson Ave, Panama City, FL 32405

Meet the Team

Certified Public Accountants Serving Laguna Beach, FL

At Warren Averett, we know how beneficial it can be when you find the right accountant for your Laguna Beach business because we know that accounting is more than just numbers. That’s why our CPAs seek to be trusted advisors for our clients to help them reach their goals today and into the future.

The accountants at Warren Averett who serve Laguna Beach live and work in Bay County, and they are based in our accounting firm’s Panama City office location. This means that our team of professionals is familiar with the area, its history and its overall business environment. Our team is deeply connected and committed to the Florida panhandle.

While our CPAs and advisors are local to the area and connected with local communities, each one of them is also part of a much larger network of CPAs and financial professionals across the Southeast in our accounting firm’s other 14 office locations. Warren Averett is one of the largest CPA firms in the Southeast and one of the largest CPA firms in the Gulf Coast area.

We believe that because of this, our accountants are positioned to provide businesses with two advantages that aren’t often experienced together: the benefits of local expertise, as well as the strength and resources of a large accounting firm.

Your business is unique. At Warren Averett, we think the accounting and advisory services your business receives should be too.

Traditional accounting services are at the heart of the services that our CPA firm offers to businesses, and they’re at the heart of our history as an organization. Warren Averett’s CPAs and advisors serving Laguna Beach offer an array of tax and audit services for businesses.

Tax Services

Since our CPA Firm was founded, we have viewed tax planning as a very important component of a business’s success and have striven to provide the highest level of quality service to our clients. Our team offers over 30 different tax services, including:

  • Nexus studies;
  • Transaction due diligence;
  • Federal tax planning;
  • Ad valorem tax returns;
  • And more.

Audit and Assurance Services

Warren Averett values meeting deadlines, and our team coordinates the timing of audits with key members of management to ensure that all work is completed in a timely manner and all deadlines are met. Our CPAs, accountants and advisors offer many different audit and assurance services, including:

  • External audits;
  • ALTA attestation services;
  • Specialized audits;
  • And more.

Learn more about the Traditional Accounting Services offered at Warren Averett.

Yes! Risk, security and technology are increasingly important considerations for today’s businesses. Protecting information and ensuring compliance with data protection laws is complicated, and regulations change frequently. Warren Averett’s technology experts offer cybersecurity services, IT remediation services, system infrastructure services, compliance and assessment services and more to help businesses keep their information protected and stay in line with relevant regulations.

Learn about the Risk, Security and Technology services that Warren Averett offers in Laguna Beach, FL.

Warren Averett goes beyond the services you might expect from a Laguna Beach accounting firm. In addition to traditional accounting services and technology services, our CPA firm also offers the following:

Corporate Advisory Services – Our accounting firm’s CPAs and advisors offer strategic support and guidance so that your business can reach its goals. Our team offers fraud and forensic services, valuation services and more.

Finance Team Support – Warren Averett can support your in-house finance team or even serve as your outsourced accounting team if needed. Our CPAs and advisors can provide CFO and Controller services, payroll services and bookkeeping services.

HR Solutions – Warren Averett’s human resources experts provide the services and resources to help companies attract, recruit and develop the right employees for their organizations. Our team also offers a variety of employee benefit plan design and administration services.

Learn about the many different kinds of services that Warren Averett offers to businesses in Laguna Beach, FL.

Yes! Warren Averett’s CPAs, accountants and advisors serve individuals in many different capacities to help them reach their financial goals. The personal services that Warren Averett provides in Laguna Beach, FL include tax planning, estate planning, wealth management and much more.

Learn about the Personal Services that Warren Averett offers to individuals in Bay County.

For more information about our accounting firm serving Bay County and communities like Laguna Beach, FL, contact Warren Averett today at (850) 785-6808.