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Office Managing Member

Joseph W. Henderson, CPA, CCIFP

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45 Eglin Pkwy NE, #301, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Meet the Team

Certified Public Accountants Serving Mary Esther, FL

Warren Averett is one of the largest CPA firms in the Gulf Coast region—with six of our fifteen office locations nestled in Southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle. Our Firm’s Fort Walton Beach office, located less than five miles from the heart of Mary Esther, FL, is dedicated to providing quality corporate and personal accounting and advisory services to businesses in Okaloosa County and beyond.

Our accounting Firm offers a variety of audit and assurance services, including internal audits and compilations, as well as over 30 different tax services. Traditional accounting services is an integral part of our CPA Firm’s identity and the services we offer.

But, our accountants and advisors know that accounting is more than just numbers. It’s about looking at the past to strategize for the future so that you can reach your goals and accomplish what’s important. That’s why our team of CPAs and professionals seeks to be more than just your accountants. They strive to become your business’s trusted advisors who are an extension of your own team in Mary Esther, FL.

Warren Averett serves businesses that operate in many different industries, but that doesn’t mean that our team is composed of generalists. Our CPA Firm encourages our accountants and advisors to develop a specialty through working with a particular type of business so that they can become a true expert in a specific field. Warren Averett even hosts 15 specialized groups within the Firm, each dedicated to serving a particular business industry, in order to foster collaboration and insight sharing among our accountants and professionals with the same specialty. With our accounting Firm’s 800 employees, we believe that this approach to providing accounting and advisory services allows our collective team of CPAs and advisors to offer both a depth of knowledge and a wide range of understanding. In the end, we think that provides the most value for our clients and the most relevant guidance when it comes to the issues they’re facing.

Our accountants and advisors who serve Mary Esther, FL are based in our accounting Firm’s Fort Walton Beach office. They all live and work in the Florida panhandle, and they are deeply committed to enriching the Okaloosa County community through providing quality accounting and advisory services, but also through supporting community organizations and events. Our CPAs and professionals maintain connections with a number of local organizations, such as Leadership Okaloosa, Okaloosa Community Development Corp, Economic Development Council of Okaloosa Country, Junior League of the Emerald Coast and more.

Our accountants and advisors also maintain prestigious professional designations, and many are affiliated with the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Our team has expertise in a wide variety of relevant topics, and our team members are experts in topics from federal corporate tax to fraud and forensic services to profit enhancement for businesses.

Learn about the specific individuals who serve Mary Esther, FL through Warren Averett’s Fort Walton Beach office location.

Yes! Although traditional accounting services are a core component of who we are as a CPA Firm and the value that we offer to our clients, we are also pleased to offer our clients a range of specialized services designed specifically to add value to your business in many different ways.

Finance Team Support: Warren Averett can provide assistance to your company’s in-house finance team. Our CPAs and advisors offer outsourced CFO/Controller services, bookkeeping services and payroll services to the Mary Esther, FL area.

HR Solutions: Warren Averett’s human resources consultants and advisors provide services that help businesses to develop, train, retain and recruit the right people for their specific organizations. Our team also offers employee benefit plan design and administration services in Mary Esther.

Corporate Advisory Services: Our accountants and advisors offer expert guidance and strategic support to help businesses achieve your goals. Our team offers transaction advisory services, data analysis services, Korean business services, fraud and forensic services and more.

Risk, Security and Technology Services: Warren Averett’s technology experts offer a wide range of services that are designed to help businesses keep their information protected and their policies and procedures in compliance. Our technology offerings include cybersecurity services, risk assessments, penetration testing and more.

Personal Services: Our CPAs, accountants and advisors also offer services that are tailored to serving the accounting and advisory needs of individuals. Our Mary Esther, FL CPAs offer wealth management, estate planning and more to help individuals reach their financial goals and effectively plan for their families’ futures.

If you’re looking for the right fit in accounting and business solutions in Okaloosa County, we hope you’ll see the advantages of working with Warren Averett and allowing our team of CPAs, accountants and advisors to serve you and help you reach your goals.

For more information about Warren Averett’s services in Mary Esther, contact us or call us at (850) 244-5121 today.