For almost 30 years EZICKSON CPA has been providing quality valuation, forensic, accounting, tax, and management advisory services for small and mid-size businesses, individuals, and families in the Greater Philadelphia Area and Southern New Jersey.
The firm is committed to independence, objectivity, and integrity, and continual focus on personal attention to service and emphasis on proactive customer care. What differentiates the firm from other firms is the alignment of unique skills and credentials with years of experience in providing high value service, counseling, and support to clients, CPA firms, and attorneys, and the team of trusted advisors.
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Our goal is to excel in delivery of service where clients recognize me as a trusted advisor. The value we bring to a relationship is the resourceful knowledge, cutting edge techniques, and focused forward thinking and ideas to help clients succeed, achieve goals, and manage ever increasing burdens and complexity in enterprise valuation, tax law compliance, financial reporting standards, and business and personal financial management. The firm delivers conservative analysis, trustworthy advice, and reliable reporting on essential financial information.
Professional service is a conscientious effort to provide value, use sound judgment, and fulfill a functional role with integrity and reliability. Dedication recognizes the importance of the affairs, and that sometimes extra effort is necessary to get the job done and see that the needs are being met.
The firm maintains detailed systems for quality control over services for enterprise valuation and forensic services, tax return preparation, financial reporting, planning and review assignments, and management consulting projects. We believe the human element of professional judgment and critical thinking provides the value added dimension that is absent in do-it-yourself tax software, tax and financial advice web-sites, and high volume chain operations. Artificial Intelligence will never replace personal attention, professional skepticism, and professional judgement. In 2016, The firm had its 9th Peer Review of the accounting practice. The peer review for 2016 had a favorable opinion regarding the quality control system for the accounting and auditing practice.
The practice is conducted with a mindset for delivery of high quality service. The firm is attentive to continuous improvement in quality and keeping the firm on the cutting edge of knowledge and resources. Through continuing education and independent research we are often bringing clients to awareness of the latest trends in management procedures and techniques. Through our association with the Altshuller Institute, We have the unique opportunity to pioneer systematic innovation for business models with an elite international community that we can share with my clients.
Jack Ezickson has practiced as a Certified Public Accountant since 1982. He founded his own firm in 1990 in the Philadelphia suburb of Paoli, Pennsylvania. His practice emphasizes enterprise and intangibles valuation, litigation support, and forensic accounting. He offers traditional services in taxation and compliance for small and medium-sized businesses, individuals, and fiduciaries, accounting, financial reporting and disclosure, and management consulting with a focus on quality management sciences and systematic innovation. He has represented clients in diverse industries and a variety of manufacturing, retail, distribution, and service businesses. He also represents not-for-profit organizations, trusts and estates, and individuals in taxation compliance, management, and financial planning. Jack Ezickson has also represented a number of businesses in merger and acquisition matters, private transactions and negotiations, and valuation. He also assists clients in negotiating and structuring bank finance credit facilities.
Jack Ezickson graduated from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He attained the credentials of ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation) and CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) conferred by AICPA in 2009. He is a candidate for the CEIV (Certified in Entity and Intangibles Valuation) which is sponsored by the Fair Value Quality Initiative. In addition to his continuing education in valuation and forensics, accounting and taxation, he has completed several courses in quality through Pennsylvania State University, BSI Quality Assurance, and ASQ. Jack Ezickson is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, and has served as chairman of the PICPA State Committee on Practitioners, and as a member of the Business Valuation Committee, Forensic and Litigation Services Committee, and the Accounting and Audit Committee. He was a director of the Chester County Estate Planning Council, and as a member of an advisory council to the United States Congress House Ways and Means Committee on tax reform (1991) He has presented at conferences of the AICPA and PICPA on topics of taxation, accounting practice management, estate planning, and impact of future technology on accounting and business practice. Jack Ezickson is a life member of the Altshuller Institute for TRIZ Studies, has served as Finance Committee Chairman and on the Advisory Board. He has presented at TRIZCON International Conferences on integrating Systematic Innovation and Six Sigma in management and financial applications, and using systematic innovation principles to reduce risks in audit and valuation engagements.