Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs Named 7th Largest Accounting Firm in Tennessee : August 23, 2011

Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs Named 7th Largest Accounting Firm in Tennessee : August 23, 2011

Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs Named Seventh Largest Accounting Firm in Tennessee

Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs has been named Tennessee’s seventh (7th) largest accounting firm by American City Business Journals. This ranking is based on the number of full-time certified public accountants with the firm. The firm is ranked eighth (8th) for total staff in Tennessee. “We are honored by this recognition,” said ATA’s Chief Manager Al Creswell, CPA. “At ATA, we build relationships with our clients, so we can understand their challenges and devise strategies to help them succeed. Our approach combines industry experience, community involvement and continuing education opportunities to provide the highest quality accounting services. We believe this approach is why we continue to grow.” Collectively, ATA boasts 16 partners, 130 staff members, and 10 offices. The firm’s headquarters is in Union City, Tenn., and its largest office is in Jackson. Each office reflects the community it serves and gives exceptional personal attention to clients. Because of the firm’s size, team members are able to specialize in multiple areas or focus on building expertise in one niche. The firm’s niches include: tax, governmental audit, utility systems audit, financial institutions audit and compliance, business valuation, employee benefit plan audit and administration, SSAE 16/SAS-70 audit, not-for profit audit and healthcare services. Staff members seem to like the flexibility, and clients benefit from a deeper knowledge base. The firm is a member in good standing of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Private Companies Practice Section of the AICPA, and the BDO Seidman Alliance.