LOS ANGELES, CA (January 25, 2023) – GHJ, a leading advisory and accounting firm, is expanding its Tax Practice with the addition of Andrew Pitt, CPA. Working out of Buffalo, N.Y., Andrew is GHJ’s first partner outside of California.
“As our client base continues to expand across the country, we aim to meet clients where they are to better serve them,” said GHJ Managing Partner Tom Barry. “We look forward to having Andrew on our team to share his expertise and expand our presence on the East Coast.”
Andrew has over 15 years of public accounting experience providing tax services to clients across multiple industries, including health and wellness, manufacturing and distribution, high net worth and real estate. He has extensive knowledge of corporate income tax provisions and accounting method changes. Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was a partner at a regional accounting firm in Western New York. Before this, he spent seven years at a top-10 national firm.
“Andrew’s diverse client service background and passion for coaching and development are a critical need for GHJ,” said GHJ Tax Practice Leader Akash Sehgal. “At GHJ, we strongly believe in creating opportunities to succeed. With his extensive experience, Andrew will be a valuable asset to our employees and clients.”
GHJ aims to foster a flexible, entrepreneurial environment that allows its people to achieve their personal and professional goals. GHJ’s leaders believe that success is driven by investing in people and technology to deepen firm expertise and fuel sustainable growth. GHJ partners with clients locally and globally to deliver innovative solutions.
“I am looking forward to joining the team, learning new ideas and educating the next generation,” Andrew said. “Trust is earned by consistently delivering on promises, and I look forward to connecting with GHJ’s team members and clients and building that trust.”
GHJ is an accounting and advisory firm that specializes in nonprofit, food and beverage, entertainment and media and health and wellness companies. Ranked as Accounting Today’s “Firm to Watch” and “Top Regional Leader in the West,” an INSIDE Public Accounting Top 200 firm and a top-20 largest accounting firm on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Book of Lists, GHJ is passionate about helping clients and its people #BeMore by focusing on building thriving businesses and creating a better future. GHJ works as a business advocate for its clients — providing personalized service and building long-term relationships to help position our clients for growth.
Through its affiliation with HLB International, a global network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers, GHJ is able to partner with other top firms across major cities throughout the U.S. and the world. GHJ’s audit, tax and advisory teams leverage the HLB network to partner with its clients and give clients access to member firms in over 157 countries across the globe. GHJ has 21 partners and approximately 200 staff members that serve thousands of clients. The Firm is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC), the California Society of CPAs and the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofit).