Atlanta, GA (August 11, 2023) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP (HAC), a full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm is proud to announce the hire of Tax Principal, Ken Smith, out of the firm’s Atlanta office. As Principal, Ken will primarily work in the firm’s tax compliance and advisory practice.
Ken has over 37 years of public accounting experience. His area of expertise is accounting for income tax (ASC 740). He consults with business leaders to help analyze their tax positions and apply the complex rules of accounting for income taxes under ASC 740. Ken serves family-owned, privately held, publicly held and private-equity backed clients, with multistate and multinational operations. He has experience working with a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, natural resources, technology, telecommunications, healthcare, and construction sectors.
Prior to joining Hancock Askew, Ken was retired from BDO after a ten-year career with the firm, most recently as a Tax Partner in the Atlanta office. He also served as Southeast Region ASC 740 Leader and Managing Tax Partner at the Atlanta Office. Ken is a certified public accountant. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with an A.B., Economics and a M.Acc., Accountancy.
About Hancock Askew & Co.
Hancock Askew is a professional services firm tracing its origins back to 1910. The firm provides services that include tax, audit, accounting, risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, transaction advisory, business valuations and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Savannah, Atlanta, and Augusta, Georgia as well as Miami, Tampa Jacksonville, and Orlando, Florida; our staff of over 275 professionals provides support to an array of clients ranging from emerging businesses to large corporations, nonprofit organizations to publicly traded companies and individuals. Hancock Askew is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. For more information about Hancock Askew, visit www.hancockaskew.com.