Associations: Trustworthy, Experienced Certified Public Accountant
In Grand Rapids


Chris Slater, the founder of Specialized Accounting Services, possesses a unique combination of C-suite financial acumen and sincere dedication to helping others. Throughout his education and development as a CPA, he has worked to achieve numerous milestones and is proud to be a part of several respected professional associations. Thanks to these designations, he’s able to offer greater resources and guidance to business owners needing small business accounting services
and more in Grand Rapids.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is a professional organization that represents certified public accountants (CPAs) in the United States. It sets ethical standards for the accounting profession and provides education, training, and advocacy for its members. Membership in the AICPA allows access to valuable educational resources, networking opportunities, and professional development programs. Additionally, being a part of the AICPA provides people like Chris with opportunities to influence the future of the accounting profession through advocacy and involvement in industry initiatives.

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) represents CPAs in the state of Michigan. Members gain access to professional development opportunities, networking events, and advocacy resources, which lets Chris better serve the people of Grand Rapids as their certified public accountant. Importantly, the MICPA promotes the value of CPAs and the accounting profession to the business community and general public, increasing awareness and recognition of the essential role CPAs play in the economy. Chris has gained greater exposure and experience through his work with MICPA.

Chartered Global Management Accountant Designation

The Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation is a professional certification for management accountants worldwide, combining accounting, finance, and management skills. It is a joint venture of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The CGMA designation is a highly respected certification that demonstrates expertise and excellence in the industry, providing CPAs like Chris with unique advantages in their work. The CGMA designation also offers access to a global network of professionals and opportunities for career development and advancement.

RESPECTED Grand Rapids Certified Public Accountant

Specialized Accounting Services is a premier CPA/CFO firm that works with nonprofits and service organizations throughout the Midwest. Chris Slater is a highly respected professional in his field and can support your business in reaching its goals. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our bookkeeping and certified public accounting and services in Grand Rapids and beyond!