Fort Walton Beach, Fla.- Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce Kevin Wang, CPA, CGFM® has been granted the  designation of Certified Government Financial Manager® (CGFM®). The Association of Government Accountants' (AGA), CGFM® program was designed to meet the critical need for an increased emphasis on the professional qualifications and stature of government financial managers.

The CGFM® designation, granted through the recognizes the unique skills and special knowledge required in the areas of governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls and budgeting at the federal, state and local levels.

To earn the CGFM® designation, candidates must apply for the CGFM Program and meet the following requirements:

  • Ethics - read and agree to abide by AGA's Code of Ethics.
  • Education - have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Examinations - pass three comprehensive CGFM Examinations.

  • Experience - have at least two years of professional-level experience in government financial management.

Wang is a Supervisor in the Audit Division of the Fort Walton Beach office. His responsibilities include the review of entry and intermediate work and supervision of attest engagements. He specializes in single-audit engagements and focuses the majority of his time on nonprofit and governmental entities.

About Warren Averett

Warren Averett has grown substantially over the last few years to become one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeastern region, ranking among the top 30 firms in the United States. With more than 800 employees and 340 CPAs, Warren Averett offers depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing, retirement plan administration and investments. Our 14 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn and Foley, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit http://warrenaverett.com/.

About AGA

Association of Government Accountants (AGA) is the member organization for financial professionals in government. We lead and encourage change that benefits our field and all citizens. Our networking events, professional certification, publications and ongoing education help members build their skills and advance their careers.

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