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    A.J. Hurst, CPA

    Audit Partner

    Atlanta, GA
    Accounting/Financial Reporting, Audit/ Attestation, Employee Benefit Plan Audit, Revenue Recognition,
    Construction, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Distribution, Technology,


    As Partner in Frazier & Deeter’s Assurance & Advisory Practice, A.J. Hurst supports clients in financial statement and EBP audits, in addition to M&A transactions. His experience includes middle-market and privately held companies in the technology, healthcare, construction, manufacturing & distribution, private equity and professional services industries.

    A.J. serves in a leadership role within the firm’s ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Implementation Task Torce as a technical accounting resource and as the Vice Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Industry Group. Additionally, he is a former Chair of the Training & Development Subcommittee within the firm’s Technology Industry Group and is an active member of the firm’s Audit Methodology Team.

    A.J. coauthored “The SSARS Have Been Clarified: What, When, and How?” which was published in the Georgia Society of CPAs Current Accounts publication in January 2015, as well as “The Cash Flow Statement: Changes Coming to my Favorite Financial Statement,” which was published in Current Accounts in March 2017. He co-authored “How to Manage Risks Related to Multijurisdictional Group Audits,” which was published in the Journal of Accountancy in July 2017. He has experience speaking at various educational events and conferences on technical accounting topics.

    A.J. actively participates in firm training and mentorship programs and is currently mentoring several Associates. He serves on the firm’s Community Committee, under which he has led various community involvement initiatives. Since joining FD in 2009, A.J. has continued recruiting efforts for UGA, in addition to participating in firm-wide recruiting activities.

    Professional and Civic Organizations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA)
    University of Georgia Alumni Association
    Chairman, Holy Cross Catholic Church Finance Council
    Metro Atlanta Young Professionals Board, March of Dimes
    Finance Committee, Georgia Soccer
    Knights of Columbus
    2017 AICPA Leadership Academy
    2014 Leadership Class Member, Catholic Charities of Atlanta


    Master of Accounting
    University of Georgia | Athens, GA

    Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
    University of Georgia | Athens, GA


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