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Certified Public Accountants Serving the Destin, FL Area

When selecting an accounting firm in Destin, Florida, there are two things you should consider: experience and service. Our accounting team takes the time to become familiar with your business’s industry, your needs and our local community.

Our office, located on Emerald Coast Parkway, is just a mile from Scenic Highway 98 and the Gulf of Mexico. Located in the heart of the Emerald Coast, Destin is a vibrant coastal community and home to a lively mix of locals, tourists and military families. It’s a short drive from Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base, the largest Air Force installation in the world.

We know the Destin business climate and are committed to the organizations operating here. Known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” Destin has maintained the fishing industry that was pioneered in the mid-1800s by Capt. Leonard Destin. However, the city’s economy has dramatically evolved into a hub of industries, including aerospace and defense, healthcare, real estate and tourism—all of which are industries that Warren Averett is committed to serve.

Our local Destin accountants also serve multiple community nonprofit and civic organizations. You’ll find our team members serving as Board members or volunteers for a host of organizations, including the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce, the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, Northwest Florida State College and Florida’s Great Northwest, which supports regional economic development. We strive to be a local partner, not just a CPA firm.

Warren Averett Destin combines the service of a small firm with the knowledge and experience of a larger firm. In addition to our local team, we offer our clients a vast network of accounting professionals and CPAs across the Southeast. With hundreds of employees in 13 office locations throughout Florida, Georgia and Alabama, our certified professional accountants provide expertise in numerous fields.

At Warren Averett, we believe that our values and experience make our accounting firm different. When you have an advisor who aligns with your goals, you can thrive. Here’s an in-depth look at how we can serve your business accounting needs.

Warren Averett’s office is located just off of Emerald Coast Parkway between downtown Destin and the Miramar Beach area, allowing us to be constantly accessible to our clients all along the Emerald Coast, across Okaloosa County and in the South Walton area. Our office is conveniently located near many Destin businesses and landmarks, which allows us to remain in the heart of the Destin community.

Many of Warren Averett’s accountants in Destin, FL hold prestigious credentials in the accounting and advisory realms, including Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Technology Professional. Our team includes highly-qualified professionals who have decades of experience offering accounting and advisory services to the Destin area. Our Destin team hosts experts in tax reform, corporate advisory services, traditional accounting, outsourced CFO/Controller services, internal controls, specialized audits, audits, reviews, compilations and much more. Many of our Destin employees have renowned professional affiliations with organizations such as the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association and more, which demonstrate their commitment to their profession and their dedication to staying up to date in the accounting industry. In addition to their professional affiliations, our team is involved throughout the Destin community and maintains partnerships and sponsorships with local nonprofits and community organizations. We believe that this investment in our community equips our team to make and maintain connections throughout the Okaloosa County area, to keep aware of local events and to serve our Destin clients to the best of our ability.

Warren Averett is so much more than an accounting firm. We offer our clients traditional tax and audit services, including tax planning and audit services, but our Firm also offers many other services that can help businesses in Destin to thrive. Below, we’ve outlined the services Warren Averett can offer to our clients in Destin and across the Southeast.

Traditional Accounting – Tax and audit services are at the core of what we do. Warren Averett offers audit and assurance services grounded in the effective use of technology, reporting, timing, experience and continuity. Our team also offers over 30 tax services, including tax research and analysis, federal tax planning and sales and use tax matrices.

Corporate Advisory Services – Our Corporate Advisory team is focused on helping our clients prepare for and make the most of the future. Services can include transaction advisory services, valuation services, litigation support, fraud and forensic services and more.

Risk, Security and Technology – Our team of certified professionals can not only assess your level of risk and security but also help you remediate any weaknesses in your system. We offer a wide range of technology services, from business software to risk assessments and everything in between.

HR Solutions – Warren Averett’s HR Solutions division offers advisory services to help your business find, develop and support the right people. Warren Averett Staffing & Recruiting hosts recruiters dedicated to finding the right talent for our clients, and Warren Averett Workplace offers valuable consulting services, including career development and executive coaching. Our Benefit Consultants team also adds value to our clients within the Firm’s HR Solutions division by designing and administering benefit plans for our clients.

Finance Team Support – Our Firm’s Finance Team Support division is a valuable solution to our clients who find that outsourcing tasks like bookkeeping and payroll save their companies time and money in the long term. Our Finance Team Support group also offers services that can allow our team to operate as your company’s outsourced CFO or Controller.

Personal Services – Warren Averett’s Personal Services division provides wealth management, estate planning and daily money management services to individuals, and our team can advise our clients through the financial aspects of significant life events, such as retirement, marriage or planning for college.

Meet Our Destin Team

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

How to find Warren Averett’s Destin office

From US-98 E
  • Drive through Destin on US-98 E
  • Pass Destin Commons
  • Pass Sherwin-Williams
  • Take the right turn lane and turn into the Old South Centre complex (signs for Warren Averett, Simple HR, Orthopaedic Associates) – if you’ve reached Sacred Heart Surgery Center, you’ve gone too far
  • Drive straight back past Simple HR and past the sign for Warren Averett, Orthopaedic Associates
  • Park in the parking lot and enter the building
  • Take the elevator on your right to the third floor
From the Mid-Bay Bridge (FL-293)
  • Take the Mid-Bay Bridge south into Destin
  • Pass Destin Commons and turn left onto US-98 E/Emerald Coast Parkway
  • Pass Sherwin-Williams
  • Take the right turn lane and turn into the Old South Centre complex (signs for Warren Averett, Simple HR, Orthopaedic Associates) – if you’ve reached Sacred Heart Surgery Center, you’ve gone too far
  • Drive straight back past Simple HR and past the sign for Warren Averett, Orthopaedic Associates
  • Park in the parking lot and enter the building
  • Take the elevator on your right to the third floor

 

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