James E. Merklin

CPA/CFF, CFE, CGMA, MAcc

Office

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


330.255.2448
330.762.3108

About James

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Jim Merklin serves middle-market and high-growth clients in a variety of industries. He has extensive experience in employee benefit plans, business planning, financial forecasting, attestation services, fraud/forensic investigations, feasibility studies, cash flow analyses, due diligence on business acquisitions, profitability studies and internal control operations reviews. Jim was with Ernst & Whinney from 1986 to 1989 and with Hausser & Taylor from 1989 until he joined Bober Markey Fedorovich in 1997. He was elected a partner in 2003.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Specializations

Awards and Accolades

Education

Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities – Current

Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities – Past

FASB Approves Delay for 3 Accounting Standards: Leases, Credit Losses, Hedging Dates Deferred

After a unanimous vote on Wednesday, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) approved proposals to delay the effective dates for three of its major accounting standards: leases, credit losses and hedging. As we reported back in July, the FASB. Read More >>

Revenue Recognition Standards Implementation – Deadline and Alternate Option

September 5, 2019 Client Advisor

The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) new revenue recognition standards will not only affect public companies, but also many private companies whose lenders or investors require them to follow generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). If your organization is one. Read More >>

FASB Proposes Delay on 4 Major Accounting Changes

What’s Going On The Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) recently voted on a proposal to delay the effective dates for four significant standards related to accounting for leases, credit losses, derivatives and hedging, and long-duration insurance contracts. The proposal. Read More >>

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