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William (Bill) Ferguson CPA

Shareholder, Assurance Services

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Since 1977, Bill has spent his career in public accounting serving a variety of clients with a significant concentration on insurance companies and other insurance-related enterprises. His responsibilities include coordinating services provided and ensuring engagement objectives are accomplished within established timeframes. He has specific experience with insurance clients that includes audits of statutory financial statements, NAIC Financial Examiniations, SSAE 16 examinations, assistance in designing and implementing accounting systems, preparing multi-year business plans, resolving financial regulatory issues, acquisitions, internal control reviews, structuring reinsurance programs, reinsurance accounting, operational reviews, design of cost allocation systems, assistance with structuring contracts, and resolution of financial reporting issues.

Bill has completed continuing education programs offered by the SEC Institute and the AICPA relating to SEC and PCAOB accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. In addition to serving insurance clients, he serves as an engagement shareholder on several of our SEC client engagements and discharges the engagement quality control review procedures on several others.

Bill graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Florida State University. Currently, Bill serves as a member of the AICPA’s Task Force for the rewrite of the accounting and auditing guide for property and liability insurance companies.

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Task Force
  • Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Insurance Accounting and Systems Association
  • Leadership Tallahassee, Class VIII

Community Activities:

  • Member, Leadership Tallahassee Alumni Association
  • Member, Tallahassee Northside Rotary Club
  • Past Treasurer and Past Board Member, Florida Special Olympics
  • Past Treasurer and Past Board Member, Tallahassee YMCA