Ashlie M. Flanigan, of Machias, a Senior Accountant with Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., recently became licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.
To obtain this license, Flanigan passed the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination, which consists of a four-part, 16-hour exam covering the areas of financial accounting and reporting, auditing and attestation, business environments and regulation. Candidates for the CPA designation must satisfy extensive educational requirements from an accredited institution and fulfill stringent experience requirements.
"We couldn't be more proud of Ashlie and her accomplishment. We appreciate her dedication and drive, which benefits not only the firm but also our clients," Jack Whipple, CPA, Managing Partner of BWB, stated.
Flanigan is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in business administration with a major in accounting.
Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C. is a full service firm which provides wide-ranging assistance in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and advisory services. Their current staff consists of over fifty professionals and paraprofessionals, including twenty five certified public accountants. The firm is celebrating 40 years of success serving as accountants and advisors to businesses, organizations and individuals throughout the Eastern United States while maintaining offices in Olean, Jamestown and Orchard Park.