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How to Find the Best Accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA


From CPAs to ABAs, accountants in Ventura County and bookkeeping services are an indispensable part of finance management. Performing your own bookkeeping services can be difficult and time-consuming. Hiring professional accounting services in Ventura County will ease the burden.

The following research by The Prime Buyer's Report identifies the best accountants in Ventura County and issues related to hiring them.

 

Updated November 4, 2016

 The TOP 10 Accountants & Bookkeeping in Ventura County CA

Beaulieu Accountancy Corp
(805) 520-1260
1445 E Los Angeles Ave # 301s
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Areas Served: Oxnard CA, Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Camarillo CA, Simi Valley CA, Ojai CA

Bratton McMorrow & Associates
(805) 654-1040
1841 Knoll Dr
Ventura, CA 93003

Areas Served: Simi Valley CA, Oxnard CA, Simi Valley CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Santa Paula CA, Ojai CA

Pyne Waltrip Decker & McCoy
(805) 650-8310
1823 Knoll Dr
Ventura, CA 93003

Areas Served: Oxnard CA, Simi Valley CA, Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Camarillo CA, Ojai CA

Porter & Co
(805) 650-5090
3160 Telegraph Rd # 203
Ventura, CA 93003

Areas Served: Ventura CA, Oxnard CA, Camarillo CA, Simi Valley CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Moorpark CA

Michael Drews CPAs
(805) 484-4008
1000 Paseo Camarillo # 221
Camarillo, CA 93010

Areas Served: Oxnard CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Simi Valley CA, Ventura CA, Camarillo CA, Moorpark CA

Jim Hudson & Co
(805) 495-8438
340 N Westlake Blvd # 230
Westlake Village, CA 91362

Areas Served: Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Oxnard CA, Simi Valley CA, Westlake Village CA

Brewer & Tominaga
(805) 496-0075
310 N Westlake Blvd # 260
Westlake Village, CA 91362

Areas Served: Westlake Village CA, Simi Valley CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Oxnard CA, Ventura CA

How to Find the Best Accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA 


Accountants in Ventura County are required to be licensed by the California Board of Accountacy by meeting the requirements for education, experience, and passing an exam. Bookkeepers are not required to be licensed though they cannot advertise themselves as public accountants. Neither accountants nor bookkeepers are legally required to have professional liability insurance to protect you the client from financial loss due to an accounting error, however all accountants or bookkeepers bearing The Prime Buyer's ReportTOP 10 symbol do have that liability insurance for your protection, in addition to passing all of the other requirements for Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 status such as our research phone calls to their previous clients to verify high satisfaction, hiring only documented workers, sufficient length of time in business, clean complaint record, and more.

 



Accountants & Bookkeepers in Ventura County Specialize in Different Areas of Finance
To find the best accountants in Ventura County to suit your specific needs, be aware of the various certifications that accountants may have. Good accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA may hold certificates for CPA (Certified Public Accountancy) or GCA (Certified General Accountancy). These accountants can perform general and public accounting tasks. For management accounting, accountants may hold a CMA title (Certified Management Accountant), or an ACMA title (Associate Certified Management Accountant). ABA or ABAA (Accredited Business Accountants) and PA (Public Accountants) practice personal accountancy. Different credentialing means different areas of expertise.

 

Forensic Accountants in Ventura County
What is forensic accounting? The word forensic refers to something acceptable for use in a court of law, deemed to have been arrived at scientifically and objectively based on thorough review of physical evidence. Forensic accountants in Ventura County are also referred to as forensic auditors or investigative auditors. Many large accounting firms in Ventura County have forensic accounting departments, and many smaller firms or sole practioners specialize in forensic accounting in Ventura County and operate solely as forensic accountants. Legal disputes that call for forensic accountants to calculate losses and economic damages include law suits for breach of contract and negligence claims, or simply company acquisitions. Many forensic accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura are hired for cases involving assessment for spousal and child support claims.

 

Numerous Services Are Performed by Bookkeeping Services & Accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA
The various accountants in Ventura County are qualified and experienced in a number of different accounting areas, including public accounting, management accounting, project accounting, cash-basis accounting, chartered accounting, cost accounting, accrual basis accounting, small business accounting and fund accounting. CPAs can usually advise on estate and trust planning and administration. Accountants have access to much more finely tuned software than the average financial layman. Counsel on auditing, audit quality or compensation are some of the services offered by accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA.

Some Bookkeeping Services & Accountants in Ventura County CA Are Much Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these accountants in Ventura County: Michael Drews CPAs, Bratton McMorrow & Associates, Pyne Waltrip Decker & McCoy, Porter & Co, Jim Hudson & Co, Brewer & Tominaga, Beaulieu Accountancy Corp. Other accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA that might still be in business include .

 

 

Questions To Ask Accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA 


When it comes to accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA, ask these questions about their abilities, experience, and credentials:


• How long have they been a practicing accountant in Ventura County and how many clients do they now have? (All accounts bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have been in business for at least a year or in the industry for over 5 years.)

• Are the accountants CPAs, PAs or small business accountants?

• Do they generally deal with accounting for businesses or for individuals?

• What additional services aside from accounting or bookkeeping, if any, do they offer to their clients?

• How are their fees structured?

• Do the accountants work at a certified accounting firm?

• If you're talking to a multi-person accounting firm, who will handle your work, senior accountants or junior assistants?

• Are they willing to give you the name and numbers of some clients you can call as references? (All accountants bearing the Prime Buyer's Report— TOP 10 symbol have already had their client references called by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)

• What kind of education do the accountants have?

• Which certifications do the accounting professionals hold?

• Will they show you proof of liability insurance (such as Errors & Omissions) which protects you from financial loss due to a mistake? (All accountants bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already shown proof of liability insurance to research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report)

• Does the accountant visit his or her clients or will you always need to travel to the accoutants office?

• Can you see their credentials? (All accountants bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their certification verified by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)

 • What feedback does the accountant have on your specific accounting issues?

 

 

 

Resources About Accountants in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA 

Regulatory Agencies & Trade Associations Related to Accountants in Ventura County
AICPA American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (http://www.aicpa.org/)
AAA Association for Accounting Administration (http://www.cpaadmin.org/)
AGNI Accountants Global Network International (http://www.agn.org/)
AGN - North America (http://www.agn-na.org/)
AICPA American Institute of CPAs (http://www.aicpa.org/)
BBB The Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.com)
BKR International (http://www.bkr.com/)
CALCPA California Society of CPAs (http://www.calcpa.org/)
CBA California Board of Accountancy (http://www.cba.ca.gov/)
CPAAI CPA Associates International (http://www.cpaai.com/)
IAAER International Association for Accounting Education and Research (http://www.iaaer.org/)
IGAF International Group of Accounting Firms (http://www.igaf.org/)

Media Related to Accounting in Ventura County
Abacus
Accounting and Business Research
Accounting and Finance
Accounting Education
The Accounting Review
Accounting Technology
Accounting Today
Behavioral Research in Accounting
CFO magazine
CGA Magazine
Contemporary Accounting Research
CPA journal
CPA news
CPA Software News
eCFO
The Economist
Electronic Accountant
The European Accounting Review
International Journal of Intelligent Systems of Accounting
Issues in Accounting Research
Journal of Accountancy
Journal of Accounting Research
The Journal of Management Accounting Research Practical Accountant
Strategic Finance Magazine
Treasury and Risk


If you are looking for certified public accountants, The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Accountants in Ventura County within the following zip codes:

91359, 93041, 93011, 93022, 93012, 93004, 93034, 93035, 93002, 93024, 93001, 93063, 93009, 93003, 93099, 93016, 93040, 93043, 93066, 93060, 93021, 93033, 91358, 93062, 93036, 93042, 93010, 93015, 93030, 91320, 93065, 93064, 93044, 93007, 93006, 93061, 93005, 91362, 91360, 93020, 91361, 91319, 93031, 93023, 93094 and 93032

 


Accountants Camarillo CA

Ada Lee Sullivan CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Arthur Martinez & Associates Accountants Camarillo CA 93010

Barbara Whatley Accountant Camarillo CA 93010

Barrows & Co Accountants Camarillo CA 93010

Daniel P Mayer CPA Camarillo CA 93010

David Madison CPA Camarillo CA 93012

Debra L Warnacutt CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Douglas E Hill CPA Camarillo CA 93010

E B Hill & Associates Accountants Camarillo CA 93010

Edwin D Rezin CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Gerald L Gooss CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Joan M Hoven CPA Camarillo CA 93011

John F Laubacher CPA Camarillo CA 93012

John O White CPA Camarillo CA 93012

John OR Johnson CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Kan-B Financial Service Camarillo CA 93012

Leigh A Muller CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Lutz Law & Erlbaum Accountants Camarillo CA 93010

Mark S Varshawsky & Associates Accountants Camarillo CA 93012

Mehrnia Mosh Associates Accountants Camarillo CA 93010

Michael Drews CPAs Camarillo CA 93010

Mitchell-Schwartz Accountants Camarillo CA 93010

Morrisset & Robinson Accountants Camarillo CA 93012

N Melvyn Magson CPA Camarillo CA 93012

Nerdrum & Williams Accountants Camarillo CA 93012

Nerdum & Williams Accountants Camarillo CA 93012

Rene S Randel CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Robert De Lellis CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Rodney R Beveridge CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Ron Speakman CPA Camarillo CA 93010

Roy E Fischman CPA Camarillo CA 93010

 

 

 

Accountants Fillmore CA

Anna Marie Gurrola CPA Fillmore CA 93015

 

 

Accountants Moorpark CA

Dan Randall & Associates Accountants Moorpark CA 93021

Keith O Felton CPA Moorpark CA 93021

Lisa Wolf CPA Moorpark CA 93021

Robert P Duclos CPA Moorpark CA 93021

 

 

Accountants Newbury Park CA

Alpert & King Accountants Newbury Park CA 91320

Gary Skerik CPA Newbury Park CA 91320

Hinricher & Crasnick Accountants Newbury Park CA 91320

Sarna Co Accounting Newbury Park CA 91320

 

 

 

Accountants Oak Park CA

Steven E Paul CPA Oak Park CA 91377

 

 

Accountants Oak View CA

Dawn Golden CPA Oak View CA 93022

 

 

Accountants Ojai CA

David G Junod CPA Ojai CA 93023

Jacobs & Jacobs Accountants Ojai CA 93023

Lowry & Jain Accountants Ojai CA 93023

Zusman & Associates Accountants Ojai CA 93023

 

 

Accountants Oxnard CA

Andrews & Associates Accountants Oxnard CA 93030

Brinkman & Co Accountants Oxnard CA 93036

Bulmaro M Salazar CPA Oxnard CA 93030

Carol Sirott CPA Oxnard CA 93036

Damitz Brooks Nightingale Accountants Oxnard CA 93030

Marian Business Service Oxnard CA 93032

Mayer Hoffman McCann PC Oxnard CA 93036

Plisky Co Accountants Oxnard CA 93036

Rivera & Co Accountants Oxnard CA 93032

Schiellack & Associates Accountants Oxnard CA 93036

Stephens & Loughman Accountants Oxnard CA 93036

 

 

 

Accountants Port Hueneme CA

Owen B Patotzka CPA Port Hueneme CA 93041

Rosemary Lippert CPA Port Hueneme CA 93041

 

 

Accountants Santa Paula CA

Stephen McFadden CPA Santa Paula CA 93060

 

 

Accountants Santa Rosa Valley CA

Bonny Madsen Accountant Santa Rosa Valley CA 93012

Edward I Goldberg CPA Santa Rosa Valley CA 93012

James Sauerbier CPA Santa Rosa Valley CA 93012

 

 

Accountants Simi Valley CA

Arvind Patel CPA Simi Valley CA 93065

Banks & Humphry & White Accountants Simi Valley CA 93063

Beaulieu Accounting Simi Valley CA 93065

Brodie & Morris CPAs Simi Valley CA 93065

Burt R Shapiro Accounting Simi Valley CA 93065

C L Wigen CPA Simi Valley CA 93063

Century Accounting Simi Valley CA 93063

Edward Kepple CPA Simi Valley CA 93063

Jacobs & Jacobs CPA Simi Valley CA 93065

Lois Drever CPA Simi Valley CA 93065

M & B Consultants Accounting Simi Valley CA 93065

Maurie E Nitsch Accounting Simi Valley CA 93063

Michael Hudes CPA Simi Valley CA 93065

Michael P Fischer CPA Simi Valley CA 93065

Modglin Accounting Simi Valley CA 93062

Moshe Litman Accounting Simi Valley CA 93065

Paul Goodnough CPA Simi Valley CA 93065

Proctor Accounting Service Simi Valley CA 93065

Victoria E Condos Accountant Simi Valley CA 93063

 

 

Accountants Thousand Oaks CA

Anthony M Salzman CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91361

Darlene A Torkko CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

David P Broman CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91362

David Raphael Public Accountant Thousand Oaks CA 91360

David Reinus CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Duffy Kruspodin & Co Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91361

Gail Ginell CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Girolamo & Co Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Greene Accounting Thousand Oaks CA 91361

Gunter W Liess Accounting Thousand Oaks CA 91360

H Russell Johnson Accounting Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Jaye & Rhodes Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Jordan M Carlin Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Judith Frank CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91361

Julia Hallisey CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Katz Katz & Sparks Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91362

Kevin Jester Accounting Thousand Oaks CA 91362

Marilyn S Doyle Accounting Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Michael Core CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Michael P Kelly CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Myra G Uyemura CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Richard L Nairin CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91362

Steele St John & Cohen Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Steven Z Freeman CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91362

Terrill F Oberman CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Tone Walling & Kissinger Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Tucker & Keity Accountants  Thousand Oaks CA 91360

Walter W Knauss CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91359

Wender & McLaine Accountants Thousand Oaks CA 91360

William R Hughes CPA Thousand Oaks CA 91360

 

 

Accountants Ventura CA

Best & Co Accountants Ventura CA 93001

Billy A Arnold Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Blye & Lundberg Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Bratton McMorrow & Associates Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Carey & Hanna Accountants Ventura CA 93003

County Center Service Ventura CA 93003

Daniel Kuznitz & Associates Accountants Ventura CA 93003

David Harriger Accounting Ventura CA 93003

Eulau Accounting Ventura CA 93001

Fanning & Karrh Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Gary D Leiper & Co Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Gray & Associates Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Hubbard & Gruber CPA's Ventura CA 93003

Jim Galloway CPA Ventura CA 93001

Kathy McCleery CPA Ventura CA 93001

Kellogg & Andelson Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Leon Meeks Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Leonard A Miskel Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Lindsay & Co Accountants Ventura CA 93006

Litton Williams & Strain Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Lutton & Williams Accountants Ventura CA 93003

M Frank Eulau Accounting Ventura CA 93001

McGinity Nodar & Daley Accountants Ventura CA 93001

Michael T Hribar CPA Ventura CA 93003

Morgan & Wotman Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Nelson & Associates CPAs Ventura CA 93003

Norma Nick Taylor Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Pillow-Olson & Co Accountants Ventura CA 93004

Poindexter & Co Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Porter & Co Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Pyne Waltrip Decker & McCoy Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Robert S Semonian CPA Ventura CA 93005

Sauer Braime & Moss Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Shallenberger & Roberts Accountants Ventura CA 93003

Stephen G Bradvica CPA Ventura CA 93003

Sunken Accounting Ventura CA 93003

Thomas P Gallardo CPA Ventura CA 93003

Vance Thrift & Biller Accountants Ventura CA 93002

Your Accounting Staff Inc Ventura CA 93003

 

 

Accountants Westlake Village CA

Adrienne Carson Accountant Westlake Village CA 91361

Alford Accounting Westlake Village CA 91361

Arthur Consulting Group Westlake Village CA 91361

Assessment Counseling Service Westlake Village CA 91362

Barmache & Alford Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Barry Gilbert CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Beutel Accounting Westlake Village CA 91361

Bradford S Ormsby CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Brewer & Tominaga Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

CDH Associates Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Cloutier & Associates Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Daniel Matter & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

David Madison Accounting Westlake Village CA 91361

Denis Rosenberg CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Dowd Ferrin & Saunders Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Ehrenreich Barmache-Burkholder Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Ernst & Young Westlake Village CA 91361

Feddersen & Co Westlake Village CA 91362

Garry A Jones & Associates Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Glenn R Shuman CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Hemming Morse  Accounting Westlake Village CA 91362

Hoag & Robi Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Howard J Abrams CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Ira Administrators Westlake Village CA 91362

Jim Hudson & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

John E Berretta CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

John Trapani CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Joyce Brykman CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Kash Chandani & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Lee & Cochran Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Les Shapiro & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Lorch & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Mark Smith CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Martens & Munselle Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Marton & Associates CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Melvyn E Shiaman CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Melvyn Shiaman CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Michael Goodman CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Michael Hodges CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Mitchell Freedman Accounting Westlake Village CA 91361

Muni Services Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Neil Sipos & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Paul B Shane CPA APC Westlake Village CA 91362

Paul H Glass Accounting Westlake Village CA 91361

Purdy & Co Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

R D Group Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Richard K Lieberman & Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Richard Krol CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Robert S Fenton & Associates Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Robert W Freeman CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Rudman Sparks Gewirtz Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

RVJ Associate Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362

Suzanne Cloutier CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Thomas M Dragotto CPA Westlake Village CA 91362

Thomas O Arnesen CPA Westlake Village CA 91361

Tignino & Lutz Accountants Westlake Village CA 91361

Yuda Lang & Associates Accountants Westlake Village CA 91362