Personalized, cost-effective and high quality – the EJK commitment

Founded in 2004, EJK Accounting & Tax is a full-service firm offering personalized, on-site and outsourced accounting, tax, and bookkeeping services to small businesses, non-profits and individuals in the Northwest.

With a collaborative and passionate staff that’s active in the community, we believe in the value of relationships and are proud to be a Seattle business serving the Northwest community.

Team

EJ Kim, founderEJ Kim, Founder

EJ Kim has over 20 years experience providing accounting, tax and financial management services. EJ founded EJK Accounting & Tax in 2003, to provide high-quality and cost-effective accounting services to Northwest non-profits and for-profit companies. Prior to EJK Accounting & Tax, EJ was a financial analyst for a NYSE-traded company and served as managing partner and financial accountant at a Seattle tax and accounting firm.

EJ applies her financial experience and business acumen to her clients, bringing diverse business relationships and a unique partnership approach. A natural mentor, EJ takes an active role in staff development, fostering a collaborative environment and investing in on-going education.

Richard Yang, accountantRichard Yang, Senior Accounting Manager

Richard Yang joined EJK in 2005 and has developed a broad expertise in non-profit accounting. From grant tracking to PDC reporting and audit support to Form 990 preparation, Richard is fluent in multiple accounting platforms and brings experience and a genuine interest in clients’ missions to his work. Richard left his hometown, Guilin, China, (visited by both U.S. Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton), to pursue an accounting degree at Seattle University. Richard volunteers for a number of the firm’s non-profit clients and enjoys most racket sports including ping pong, badminton and tennis.

Miya Forrest, Operations ManagerMiya Forrest, Accountant

Miya joined EJK in 2010 and currently works exclusively with remote clients. She has an extensive background in non-profit operations and accounting, and enjoys developing and implementing new accounting systems and procedures for her clients. Miya’s personal interest in food, means that she enjoys both working with, and sampling products for our restaurant industry clients. Miya has her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, and is a proud mother of two.

 

Andrea Allsop, Accountant

Andrea joined the EJK team in 2015 after completing her Master’s of Accounting from the University of Washington, Tacoma. She has worked with a variety of clients, engaging her passion for translating financials, and she is eager to see the success of her nonprofit clients and small business owners. In addition to volunteering, Andrea enjoys exploring Seattle and venturing beyond with her boyfriend Alex.

 

Haochen (George) Wang, Accountant

Haochen Wang, received his bachelor’s degree from Seattle University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in accounting. He has two lovely daughters, Isabelle and Mirabelle, whom he loves to spend time with on his days off. While busy with family, work, and school, Haochen plans to get his CPA license by the end of 2019. His dream is to open his own accounting firm.

Craig Chesser, MBA

Craig Chesser has over 20 years of experience of finance and accounting management experience with companies in Dallas, New York City, and the Seattle area. He brings experience in a broad range of industries, including public accounting, venture capital management, health care, strategic internet technical and creative consulting, nonprofit, and specialty recruiting. Craig is experienced in virtually all aspects of finance and accounting management, including financial reporting, budgeting, financial modeling and analysis, business planning, and process improvement. Craig, a Certified Public Accountant, received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas, and his MBA in Finance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Siboney Su, MST

Bio coming soon.

Annie Chiang, Intern

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