Hawkins Ash CPAs has a new Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the firm’s La Crosse, WI, office.
Senior Associate Eric Trautman recently achieved his CPA designation from the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. To qualify, he had to pass a rigorous, four-part written exam, have a four-year college degree and demonstrate at least a year of experience in public or private accounting.
Trautman began his career in public accounting as an intern with Hawkins Ash CPAs in 2016. Now a Senior Tax Associate, he provides tax planning and preparation services to individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations.
As a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor, Trautman also provides support for QuickBooks Online. He compiles and reviews financial statements and serves as the in-charge auditor for religious organization Agreed-Upon-Procedure engagements.
“One thing I love about my job is the feeling of being able to have a direct, positive influence in each client’s business and personal finances,” said Trautman. “Meeting with clients to tell them we’ve figured out a way to save them money or improve their accounting processes is a very rewarding feeling!”
Trautman is a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
In the community he is director of the West Salem Community Fitness Center, as well as a member of the Young Professionals of the Coulee Region.More About Eric Trautman