As a Staff Accountant, James is responsible for the client billing process and analyzing pricing strategies in the market. He assists the CFO with due diligence as it pertains to mergers, acquisitions, and succession solutions. In addition, James performs regular internal audits and provides support to the rest of the accounting team. Originally serving as an intern at JFS during his senior year of college, James was exposed to many aspects of the firm and therefore was able to bring valuable experience to his position.
James recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Westminster College (PA) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration and a minor in Music. During college he worked at both Kinsman Ace Hardware and Mercer Ace-Fit Hardware. James is currently working towards his certificate to become a Management Accountant (CMA). He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, and Ohio Society of CPAs.
Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and the animals on his family’s dairy farm located in Williamsfield, Ohio.