Jim Stevison brings a passion for education and precision to his position as Partner and Director of the firm’s assurance group. Since he joined Strothman and Company in 1997, Jim has provided high-quality audits, reviews, compilations and agreed-upon procedures services for clients. He works in a variety of industries, including nonprofit, healthcare, wholesale distribution, real estate and manufacturing.
Nonprofit organizations are a core business focus at Strothman and Company, and Jim is especially skilled in serving their unique needs. He takes a consultative approach and applies his considerable business and accounting expertise to their operations. Jim is passionate about education, and he takes pride in helping clients clearly understand what they need to know about their financials. He helps their in-house accounting staff increase their knowledge so they can continually improve the quality and timeliness of the information provided to management, enabling better decision-making. He also ensures his clients are on top of the most recent changes in accounting guidance.
Within the firm, Jim manages the continuing education of employees. He ensures everyone is properly trained for their professional certifications and is considered one of the in-house experts on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Jim began as a professional in the accounting field in 1998, when he passed the Kentucky CPA exam on the first attempt. Currently, he serves on the Accounting & Auditing Committee of CPAAI, helping CPAs throughout the association stay abreast of the recent trends and changes in accounting and auditing practice.