Jeffrey J. Burleson, CPA

Jeffrey J. Burleson, CPA

Jeff Burleson is a Member in Warren Averett’s Audit Division and serves as a leader in the Firm’s Financial Services Industry Group. Jeff has been with the Firm since 2010. He previously worked with an international accounting firm for a total of 14 years with a break in service in which he worked as a controller, and later CFO, of a manufacturing company for seven years. Jeff provides services to financial services clients and has expertise in working with publicly traded companies, broker/dealers in securities and clients in the banking, credit union, real estate and insurance industries. Additionally, he has expertise in providing internal audit services to financial services companies, including banking and real estate. Jeff serves as the Chair on the Firm’s New Member Subcommittee. He lives in Birmingham with his wife, and they have four children.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • University of Alabama, School of Accountancy, Professional Advisory Board

Ask Me About

  • My work with numerous financial services companies, including banks, broker/dealers and registered investment advisors
  • My experience with publicly traded companies
  • Memoranda to support accounting guidance
  • Spending time with family (wife, four children and two golden retrievers)
  • Attending University of Alabama athletic events
  • Snow skiing and lake time