Around the Firm: September 2022

Written on September 30, 2022

Warren Averett Ranked as a Best Firm To Work For on Accounting Today’s 2022 List

Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors has been named as the top firm in the large firm category (250+ employees) in Accounting Today’s 2022 Best Firms to Work For list. The Best Firms to Work For distinction identifies and honors the best employers in the accounting profession. The ranks were determined based on the results of anonymous employee surveys and data on the firms’ workplace policies, practices, philosophies, systems and demographics. Learn more about this recognition.

Recruiting 2022

Warren Averett Meets Future Professionals

Team members of Warren Averett (and Warren Averett’s Campus Recruiting Team) have been hard at work over the past few weeks. They have visited four states (and over 15 schools), where they have talked with students about Warren Averett. One of the most recent events happened on September 22, where they attended a Meet the Firms event at the University of West Florida and discussed future internships and opportunities with the firm.

Cody Daughtry Earns Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certification

Cody Daughtry, CPA, CITP, CISA, of the firm’s Montgomery office has been designated as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) by ISACA. The CISA credential is the standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor and assess an organization’s information technology and business systems. Read more about his CISA certification.

Mindy Rankin Selected for the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Board of Directors

Mindy Porep Rankin, CPA, CCD, of the firm’s Panama City office, has been selected to serve on the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (FICPA) Board of Directors. This is the second time that she has been appointed to serve on this board. FICPA is the premier professional organization that represents Florida’s CPAs. The Board of Directors implements policies and oversees the Institute’s activities. Read more about Mindy Rankin and her appointment.

Jessica Story Selected for the Georgia Charter Schools Association Board of Directors

Jessica Story, CPA, of the firm’s Atlanta office, has been selected to serve on the Georgia Charter Schools Association’s Board of Directors. The GCSA is a nonpartisan advocate, partner and service provider for Georgia’s public charter schools. They aim to increase the number of excellent public school options for all Georgia students. Read more about Jessica Story’s selection to the board.

Matt Adams Featured in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Data Protection Table of Experts

Matt Adams, CISSP, was recently featured as a contributor to the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) Table of Experts series in a segment about Data Protection and Security. The BBJ’s Table of Experts series features insights from local professionals on various topics that are important to business leaders in today’s world. Learn more about his feature in the Birmingham Business Journal.

Jeri Groce Shares Her Expertise Throughout the Montgomery Area

Warren Averett’s Jeri Groce, CPA, of the Montgomery office, was recently featured in the September issue of the Montgomery Business Journal. Her feature in the Montgomery Business Journal focused on Single Audits and the steps that can help organizations ensure that their Single Audit goes smoothly. Learn about her feature in the Montgomery Business Journal.

She also presented on accounting concepts and practices at the Grow Your Nonprofit Event hosted by Auburn University’s Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. Groce presented on September 14, where attendees learned about nonprofit accounting, fundraising, grant writing and more. Read about her presentation at the Cary Center.

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