September 26, 2018

Dee, Finklang and Hoffmann to be Named Anders Partners

Anders is proud to announce that Jeanne M. Dee, CPA/CGMA, Dave M. Finklang, CPA/CGMA, MBA and Scott A. Hoffmann, CPA are being named partners of the firm, effective January 2019.

About Jeanne Dee

Dee specializes in audits of financial statements for not-for-profit organizations, government entities, employee benefit plans and closely-held businesses. She leads the Anders Not-for-Profit Team and enjoys working with business owners, executive directors and board members to help them better understand the financial reporting process. Dee is skilled in researching accounting principles and new or changing audit standards, and is a frequent author and speaker on these topics. Dee is passionate about helping not-for-profits succeed, and she shares her expertise through coordinating and speaking at the annual Anders Not-for-Profit Symposium.

Dee sits on the Human Society of Missouri’s Board, is a Member of the Board of Examiners for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and is a past Board Member and Secretary for the Missouri  State Board of Accountancy. Dee was named a Women to Watch Award Recipient in 2010 by the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA).

About Dave Finklang

Finklang has wide-ranging, specialized experience in tax planning and compliance, startup services and consulting, and accounting services.  As the leader of the Anders Startup and Entrepreneurial Services Group, he particularly enjoys working with entrepreneurs and emerging companies by helping them raise capital, structure their businesses,  implement accounting systems, and minimize their tax burdens. Finklang also advises individuals, family and closely-held businesses, as well as their owners, on tax-saving strategies and tax planning. Finklang works with technology and software companies,  manufacturers, distributors, and commercial real estate companies.

He is currently on the board and a past-president of Friends of Arch Grants, serves as director for the Testicular Cancer Society, is a cancer mentor angel for Imerman Angels, and a board member on the University of Central Missouri School of Accountancy Advisory Board. In the St. Louis Chapter of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA), he has acted as Co-Chair for the Taxation and Other Emerging Issues and Professional Learning and Networking Task Forces, Chair-Elect, and currently serves as Chair of the chapter. He is also involved at the state-level on the Legislative and Government Advocacy Committee and Other Qualified Professionals Task Force for the MOCPA. Nationally, he is active in the AICPA as a Legacy Scholars Coach.

Finklang was named the youngest 2016 40 Under 40 by the St. Louis Business Journal 40, and named by St. Louis Small Business Monthly as one of the Top 100 St. Louisans to Know to Success in Business. He was also named a 2013 Young Professional of the Year by the MOCPA and accepted into the 2013 AICPA Leadership Academy Class.

About Scott Hoffmann

Hoffmann is the director of the Outsourced Accounting Services Group. His previous experience as a CFO and COO to both closely held and publicly traded organizations, has allowed him to be an effective financial leader for small and mid-sized clients. Through the use of the latest cloud-based technologies, Hoffmann provides financial information to his clients in real time, allowing for quick analysis of results and timely decision making. He has a broad background with experience in financial, operational and administrative management, allowing him to advise clients on improving financial performance, implementing process improvements and enhancing internal controls.

Hoffmann is an active Board Member on the AppleJack Therapy Foundation Board, an organization he started with his daughters and therapy horse. He served as a past Board Member on the Treehouse of Greater St. Louis’ Board, and on the American Chamber Chorale’s board. Hoffmann is also a member of the Missouri Venture Forum and Financial Executive Institute.

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