Certified Public Accountants Serving the Birmingham, AL Area

Finding a reliable CPA in the ever-evolving Birmingham business climate can be a challengeAs the headquarters for Warren Averett, our Birmingham office has the advantage of access to our large network of industry thought leaders throughout the southeast. The accountants at Warren Averett’s CPA firm are committed to staying on the cutting edge of audit services and tax law, as well as delivering excellent business accounting services. 

Our certified public accountants are focused on providing sound solutions and specialize in several industries, including government contracting, private equity, construction and real estate, healthcare, manufacturing and many more.  

Today, as businesses like yours are juggling more daily responsibilities along with more complicated tasks like accounting, finance, compliance and risk management, you need an accounting firm that can be an extension of your business team—not just your accountants. At the Birmingham, Alabama, office, our extensive team of credentialed professionals handle complex matters, from risk and compliance, to daily financial operations, to strategic planning for the future. With us as your strategic partner, you’ll have the advantage of a local team who understands the local business climate and is actively engaged in your community.  

Our team members are committed to the improvement of our city. They volunteer their time and serve on the Board of Directors of many civic and nonprofit organizations, including The Rotary Club, Venture Club, The Junior League of Birmingham and The Kiwanis Club. In the community, you’ll find our accountants and advisors participating in fundraisers like Birmingham’s annual Relay for Life which benefits the American Cancer Society or participating in family-friendly events like our own annual Trunk or Treat in our building’s parking deck. In short, we are committed to putting our corporate values into action.  

Visitors to our office can visit some of the area’s nearby attractions, such as the Barber Motorsports Park and Museum or the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, an Alabama treasure and the largest golf course construction project ever attempted. 

Here, we have provided answers to questions that will provide a more detailed look at the accounting services and culture of our Birmingham office 

Our Birmingham roots run deep. Warren Averett was founded in Birmingham, AL in 1972 as a small, local accounting firm, and, since then, we have achieved a larger footprint and presence, serving clients throughout the Southeast and across the country in many capacities.

Warren Averett’s primary corporate office is located on Acton Road in Birmingham and offers audit services, tax planning and preparation, and a variety of advisory services, such as transaction advisory, risk and compliance, outsourced CFO services, estate planning and much more. Birmingham remains the corporate headquarters of our Firm and hosts hundreds of local professionals who are committed to providing our clients with personalized accounting and advisory service.

Warren Averett is the largest accounting firm in the state of Alabama and one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeast region. That means that, while our local Birmingham CPAs are readily available to serve our clients in many areas, they are also part of a much larger network of professionals in Alabama and across the Southeast who stand ready to lend their expertise to our clients.

We have vast resources and a thorough understanding of the Birmingham business climate and what it means for businesses who operate here. Many of our professionals have spent their entire careers providing accounting and advisory services to businesses in the Birmingham, AL area, but they are also deeply invested in serving the Birmingham community. In addition to many professional affiliations in Birmingham, our team values maintaining philanthropic partnerships by serving local nonprofits and community organizations. Our team members value, understand and serve the Birmingham community with their professional knowledge and expertise, but they also know the importance of investing time and service in the community to make Birmingham the best that it can be.

At Warren Averett, our Birmingham, AL accounting and advisory professionals know the value of thoroughly understanding your business. Because your company is unique and unlike any other, we think your accounting should be too. That’s why we have groups within our Firm who are dedicated to serving and specializing in specific industries. This allows our professionals to have basic context concerning your company’s operations and a foundational knowledge of the space in which your business is operating. Below, we’ve listed the industries for which Warren Averett has dedicated service teams:

Warren Averett was founded and began as an accounting firm offering tax and audit services, and traditional accounting services like these continue to be the cornerstone of our operations; however, over the years we have expanded our service offerings to help clients in a variety of other ways.

Audit Services

In auditing a business’ financial statements, our team knows that the best approach is to thoroughly understand a business beyond the numbers. Our audit procedures incorporate our team’s experience, continuity, effective uses of technology, recommendations in reporting and coordination of timing so that we can offer the best audit services that are tailored to your company. Our audit and assurance services include:

  • Accounting Advisory Services;
  • ALTA Attestation Services;
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits;
  • External Audit;
  • Review and Assurance Services;
  • SEC and IFRS Financial Reporting;
  • Specialized Audits; and
  • SSAE 16/Services Organization Controls.

Tax Services

Tax law is complex and constantly changing, but you can trust that Warren Averett’s accountants in Birmingham, AL are committed to staying up to date on the tax code and the tax strategies that can best benefit our clients. Our tax professionals are versed in local, state, federal and international tax, including:

  • Accounting for Income Taxes;
  • Ad valorem Tax Returns;
  • Compliance;
  • Cost Segregation Studies;
  • Depreciation Services;
  • Executive Tax Services;
  • Golden Parachute Calculations and Planning;
  • IRS Examinations;
  • Like Kind Exchange Planning;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Nexus Studies;
  • Real Estate Services;
  • Research and Development Credit Studies;
  • SEC-Related Services;
  • Sales and Use Tax Matrices;
  • Subchapter S Planning;
  • Succession Planning;
  • Transaction Due Diligence;
  • Tax Issues and Notices;
  • Tax Refund and Opportunity Review; and
  • Tax Research and Analysis.

In addition to traditional accounting services, Warren Averett offers many more solutions to help businesses thrive in today’s environment and in the Birmingham business climate.

  • Corporate Advisory Services – Transaction advisory service, valuation service, fraud and forensic services, regulatory and compliance services, litigation support, data analysis, Korean business services and more
  • Risk, Security & Technology – Outsourced IT staff, IT security services, system infrastructure, business software solutions and more
  • HR Solutions – Staffing and recruiting, HR consulting, retirement plan administration, executive services and more
  • Finance Team Support – Outsourced CFO/Controller services, bookkeeping and payroll services
  • Personal Services – Wealth management, estate planning, family office services, daily money management and more

Meet Our Birmingham Team

Learn more about our Birmingham team members’ expertise, insights and how we can help you thrive.

How to find Warren Averett’s Birmingham office

From I-65 S
  • Heading south on I-65, take exit 250 for I-459 S toward Tuscaloosa
  • Keep left at the fork, following the signs for I-459 N/Atlanta/Gadsden to merge onto I-459 N
  • Merge onto I-459 N and continue to the next exit
  • Take the next exit (Exit 17) for Acton Rd
  • Turn right onto Acton Rd and proceed to the first red light
  • Turn left at the light and arrive at Warren Averett
From I-65 N
  • Heading north on I-65, use the right two lanes to take exit 250 to merge onto I-459 N toward Atlanta/Gadsden
  • Continue right at the fork towards I-459 N toward Atlanta/Gadsden
  • Merge onto I-459 N and continue to the next exit
  • Take the next exit (Exit 17) for Acton Rd
  • Turn right onto Acton Rd and proceed to the first red light
  • Turn left at the light and arrive at Warren Averett
From I-459 N
  • Follow I-459 N to exit 17 for Acton Rd
  • Turn right onto Acton Rd and proceed to the first red light
  • Turn left at the light and arrive at Warren Averett
From I-459 S
  • Follow I-459 S to Exit 17 for Acton Rd
  • Turn left on Acton Rd
  • Follow Acton Rd under the bridge and past one stop light
  • At the next stoplight (after the interstate), turn left to arrive at Warren Averett
From US-280
  • Merge onto I-459 S toward Montgomery/Tuscaloosa
  • Follow I-459 S to the next exit
  • Take Exit 17 for Acton Rd
  • Turn left on Acton Rd
  • Follow Acton Rd under the bridge and past one stop light
  • At the next stoplight (after the interstate), turn left to arrive at Warren Averett


Will Aderholt Named to Birmingham Business Journal’s 2022 Top 40 Under 40

August 29, 2022

Warren Averett’s very own Will Aderholt, CPA, CCIFP, of the firm’s Birmingham accounting and advisory office, has been named to the Birmingham Business Journal’s 2022 Top 40 Under 40. The Top 40 Under 40 awards honor the best and the brightest of business leaders who have distinguished themselves in their fields before the age of 40.