About

Trusted Accounting Partners

JFW Accounting Services is a full service virtual accounting and advisory firm specializing in nonprofits and small businesses.
Our mission is to provide optimal client advisory accounting services that saves our clients money, connects them to executive level experts and ensures they are compliant with local, state and federal tax laws. As a trusted partner, JFW Accounting becomes an extension of your organization’s team, helping you make valuable management decisions based on accurate financial reporting and robust industry knowledge. JFW Accounting Services works with clients across the United States. We are currently a certified MBE / DBE / SBE in the state of Maryland.

Our Founder

JO-ANNE WILLIAMS-BARNES

EXPERIENCED CPA AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
Our Founder, Jo-Anne Williams Barnes, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) holding a Master’s of Science in Accounting (MSA) and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting from the University of Baltimore and is a seasoned accounting professional with several years of experience in the field of managing financial records for non-profits, small, medium, and large businesses. Jo-Anne is a certified Sage Intacct Accounting and Implementation Specialist, a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, an AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate II holder, and Standard for Excellence Licensed Consultant. Additionally, Jo-Anne is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountant (AICPA), Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), and Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA) where she continues to keep abreast on the latest industry trends and changes.

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Our Awesome Team

  • Tyria Hall

    Small Business Accounting Coordinator
    With over 27 years of accounting experience, Tyria serves as our Small Business Accounting Coordinator. As a team lead, she has overseen large operating budgets and excels at providing direct personal services that give our clients confidence in their finances. She leads by example and is extremely disciplined with firm integrity. Throughout her career, Tyria has received numerous Achievement Awards for Outstanding Performance in the field. She constantly thinks out-of-the-box, loves challenges and solving problems, as well as strives for complete client satisfaction.
  • Lesley Tweedie

    Accounting and Client Manager
    Lesley brings over 20 years of experience in accounting and nonprofit program management. She is a certified Sage Intacct Implementation Specialist and a certified Sage Intacct Accounting Specialist. She is well versed in fiscal management of organizations, assisting with system conversations, audit preparations and General Ledger maintenance. Lesley places great emphasis on helping our clients stay compliant with regulations and established policies. Her goal is to maintain financial records in excellent shape for audits, board meetings, strategic planning or any other business purpose.
  • Amy Sexton

    Senior Team Accountant
    As an accountant with more than 20 years of experience, Amy knows that building a close relationship with clients is the key to successful long-term partnerships and exceptional accounting. Amy enjoys the challenge of a complex account environment and her clients are consistently impressed by the deep knowledge and personal touch she brings to their finances.
  • Randy Boswell

    Team Accountant
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    Team Accountant
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Our Holistic Approach

JFW Accounting Services provides Client Advisory Services (CAS) and strategic consulting based on the unique needs of your organization. Our skilled team beholds the niche expertise needed to develop customized accounting solutions. The first step on our journey is conducting a Client Assessment. This in depth analysis helps us learn more about your organization’s financial health, existing systems and goals for the future. From there, we establish an action plan that outlines your organizational priorities and provides a roadmap for our partnership.
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