Posts Tagged ‘accounting’

Firm recognizes White

by MBJ Staff Published: January 14,2013

Tags: accounting, Margaret White, People Lease

People Lease recently celebrated accountant and tax specialist Margaret White’s 14th anniversary with the company. A People Lease employee since November 1998, White is considered the backbone of the People Lease organization. White lives in Jackson and is the mother of two children, grandmother of three, and has a dog named Max. [...]

Two accounting firms execute merger; office to be in Jackson

by MBJ Staff Published: January 8,2013

Tags: accountant, accounting, acquisition, certified public accountant, deal, merger, transaction

JACKSON — The accounting firms White & Company and Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC, have merged. James Lee Stafford, CPA, executive manager of Watkins, Ward and Stafford, and David O. White, CPA, of White & Company announced the merger. Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC currently has 13 offices across Mississippi. White will be assuming the […] [...]

Levens is synonymous with accounting on Gulf Coast

by Lynn Lofton Published: January 5,2013

Tags: accounting, Gulf Coast, Lynn Lofton

On the Mississippi Gulf Coast the Levens name is synonymous with accounting. It began when high school sweethearts Mary and Gene Levens married. He was a financial planner and also prepared tax returns, and she became a self-taught public accountant. Together they had nine children, three of whom are accountants – Bernadette Levens Tolson, CPA, […] [...]

HORNE stands out because of its breadth of capabilities

by Becky Gillette Published: January 4,2013

Tags: accounting, HORNE LLP, Ridgeland

HORNE LLP has become not only one of the most respected accounting firms in Mississippi, but the company that started modestly in Laurel in 1962 has grown into a regional powerhouse with 40 partners in 12 offices. With more than 450 employees, HORNE LLP now ranks as the 53rd-largest accounting firm in the country and […] [...]

For first time ever, state’s CPAs can renew license online

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy has launched the first online service available for certified public accountants. CPAs can now renew their license online, saving time with a shorter, faster renewal process, the MSBPA says. The current license renewal period is now underway and concludes on Jan. 1, 2013. Licensed certified public […] [...]

Firm makes additions

The accounting firm GranthamPooole recently made several staff announcements. Gregory “Greg” D. Markow, CPA, has joined the firm as a partner. Markow has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting and senior level financial management. For nine years, he served as a partner with KPMG (formerly Peat Marwick) in Jackson, He most recently […] [...]

KPMG hires associates

The accounting firm KPMG has added seven new members to its staff as audit associates. Heather Baker and Martha Morgan both received a bachelor of accountancy and master of professional accountancy degree from Mississippi State University. Rebecca Barr, Paige Gordy Porter and Richard Harvey all received a bachelor’s and master’s degree of accountancy from University […] [...]

KPMG announces changes

by MBJ Staff Published: August 12,2012

Tags: accounting, auditing, KPMG

The accounting firm KPMG, LLP has made numerous promotions and is transferring one associate. Dorin Lavric has been promoted to audit manager. He received his education at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova. Lavric transferred from the KPMG Moldova office in 2008 as an Audit Associate. Lauren Massey has been promoted to audit senior […] [...]

HORNE celebrates 50th anniversary with community service

RIDGELAND — HORNE LLP will close the firm’s 12 office locations Oct. 1 and celebrate the firm’s 50th anniversary with a firm-wide day of service. More than 400 team members across the Southeast will serve in their communities to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the firm on Oct. 1. The announcement comes […] [...]

Short added to staff

by MBJ Staff Published: May 13,2012

Tags: accounting, Christopher Short, Madison River Oaks Medical Center

Christopher Short has been named financial counselor in Madison River Oaks Medical Center’s accounting department. In this new position, Short will serve as the hospital’s primary contact for uninsured or under-insured patients or others in need of financial assistance for their healthcare services. Additionally, he will provide information related to hospital payment requirements, alternative financing, […] [...]

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