Ann McCowan, CPA
PRESIDENT OF A.C. MCCOWAN CPA, PLLC
FOUNDER OF WOMEN OF INFLUENCE
Ann C. McCowan has more than 15 years of public accounting experience. She is a licensed CPA in both California and Florida. Ann started her accounting career with Deloitte Tax in Los Angeles - She transferred as a Manager with Deloitte to Miami in 2005. In 2007 she joined BDO as a Senior Manager and in 2011 Ann was recruited by PwC where she worked as a Tax Director until early 2014. She graduated Cum Laude from UCLA in 1999 with degrees in Business Economics and Accounting. She is a member of the AICPA and FICPA.
Ann has extensive knowledge of federal and state income tax compliance as well as a deep understanding of financial accounting under US GAAP. She has experience with preparation of tax returns for individuals, partnerships and corporations as well as working with the IRS on resolutions. Ann is specialized in ASC 740 (FAS 109 & FIN 48) accounting for income tax and financial statement footnote disclosure for both public and non-public entities.
Client service and client satisfactions is number one for Ann - She takes pride in getting to know her clients and their business so that she can tailor her services to fit each specific client.
Ann is very active in her community. She has served on the Board of Directors of the YWCA of greater Miami-Dade for the last five years as the Treasure and currently serves as the Board President. In addition, she is the Treasurer serving on the Board at Compassionate Pug Rescue for the past 6 years.
Ann is the one of the founding members of the annual event “Women of Influence” and this year, August 21, 2014, marks the 6th year for the event. “Women of Influence” is a fundraiser, cocktail reception and executive networking event that benefits the YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade. This event was established to showcase a panel of successful and prominent local business women who share their personal stories and to highlight the commitment to the YWCA’s mission that is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The below list includes some of the prestigious business women we have had the pleasure to see on our panel discussion over the past 5 years: Wendy A. Beck, EVP/CFO, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Anne Bramman, SVP/CFO, Carnival Cruise Line,
Anita Britt, CFO, Perry Ellis International, Inc., Kelly MacPherson, CIO, Burger King Corporation, Jennifer Moline, SVP, Terremark Worldwide, Inc.,Romain Seguin, President, UPS Americas Region, Catherine Smith, SVP/GC, Brightstar Corp.Stacie M. Thomas, VP –HR, Bacardi USA Inc.
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