About us

Symington & Associates is a well-established Brevard, NC accounting firm with expertise in all facets of financial management, including taxes, accounting, bookkeeping, QuickBooks, business Consulting, and much more. We serve a wide range of both business and individual clients throughout the Transylvania County area, and we are noted for our strong commitment to integrity and our policy of tailoring our services to the individual needs of each client.


Jim has provided tax and accounting services to businesses and individuals for over 30 years. His professional services are enhanced by personal attention to client needs. He provides prompt responses to inquiries and most importantly, the attention of a qualified staff familiar with you and your specific needs. He is always available to discuss your financial and tax needs and answer questions in a non-technical manner.

Jim graduated from the University of Indiana and holds a BS in accounting and a Master's degree in Business Administration. Prior to starting his own accounting firm in Michigan and North Carolina, he worked for a large CPA firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and also served as controller for several medium-sized companies. His background in both public and private accounting provides him with a unique perspective into the financial, tax, and business needs of your company.


Laurel F.

Symington & Associates was able to help me determine what I needed, per year, for my 401K withdrawals. This consultation saved me time and money.

Fred T.

Symington & Associates prepares my companys weekly payroll and provides monthly financial statements for my corporation. Not only do they do excellent work, they are also professional and great to work with.

John B.

I transferred my tax return preparation from a Charlotte CPA firm to Symington & Associates in Cashiers for the 2017 tax year. Mr. Symington did a fantastic job in preparing my complex tax returns including saving me tax dollars.

Emily L.

We were very happy with the way Symington & Associates handled the annual review of our corporate financial statements for 2017 and the preparation of the corporate tax returns. Everything was prepared on a timely basis and it made our major supplier very happy.