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Joshua Bowen, CPA, CGMA, CAMS

Joshua Bowen, CPA, CGMA, CAMS

Joshua Bowen is a Senior Manager in the Warren Averett’s Audit Division and serves on the Firm’s Audit Best Practice Leader Committee, and is part of the Firm’s Financial Services Industry Group. He began his public accounting career in 2005 and has provided auditing, attestation and consulting services to a variety of industries; however, he has focused heavily on providing external and internal audits and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti‐Money Laundering (AML) compliance consulting to financial institutions. He performs multiple presentations and trainings throughout the southeast on topics ranging from current expected credit losses (CECL) to lease accounting, including the annual Community Banking Update for the Alabama Society of CPAs. He also leads the Firm’s Audit Innovation Lab which is made up of young professionals, selected by Firm leaders, to engage them in a “think-tank” environment to pursue ideas and solutions that are innovative, meaningful, practical, actionable, creative and transformative. In 2019, Joshua was honored to be selected as the Young Alumnus of the Year by Troy University’s School of Accountancy.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
    Troy University, Troy, AL
  • Master of Business Administration
    Troy University, Troy, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, Audit Committee and Advisory Council Member, Montgomery Chapter
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Alabama Chapter

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Montgomery, Torchbearer Class X

Ask Me About

  • My work on financial institutions throughout the Southeast
  • How to ensure a financial institution has implemented a
    risk-based approach for monitoring money laundering and terrorist financing
  • How Warren Averett utilizes technology to improve the client’s audit experience
  • How a financial institution influenced me to major in accounting
  • My favorite sport (and it’s not one of the big three)
  • My love for technology