TJ Hoeferlin , CPA, MBA, CIA
Principal, Assurance Services
Accounting and Controllership / Assurance / Business Entity and Governance / Construction / Employee Benefit Plan Services / ERISA Plans / Governmental / Healthcare / Manufacturers and distributors / Not For Profit / Real Estate Investors and Developers

Thomas “T.J.” Hoeferlin, CPA, MBA, CIA, is Director of Assurance Services, where he is responsible for all assurance related services provided by the firm including audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed upon procedures. He oversees and manages a wide variety of areas ranging from engagement management and overall client service delivery to researching and implementation of new accounting and auditing standards. Prior to joining the firm, T.J. worked for a business unit of Emerson Electric as their Global Director of Financial Reporting and Analysis for Emerson Process Management’s Remote Automation Solutions based in Houston where he was responsible for management of   all accounting matters for a company totaling $160 million in annual sales. During his 10-year career at Emerson Electric, T.J. held a number of management positions in the corporate finance and accounting departments. He also worked at a St. Louis-based accounting firm for more than 10 years holding a number of leadership roles in the public accounting division.

  • Voted Small Business Monthly “2017 Top Business Accountant in St. Louis”
  • Earned Certified Internal Audit (CIA) certification
  • Established professional with corporate and public accounting experience
  • Accounting & Controllership Services
  • Business Entity and Governance Consulting
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • ERISA and Employee Benefit Plan Compliance
  • Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Medical Assurance Services
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Real Estate Investors and Developers
  • Regulatory Reporting for Local, State and Federal Agencies
  • MBA from Washington University
  • BS in Accounting from Truman State University
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
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