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Who you trust with your financial information is one of the most important choices you will make.  Century Accounting & Financial Services has provided accounting, bookkeeping, tax and business advice for over 30 years. We know from experience that a strong network of support, including advice about the continual changes in tax, IRS and State regulations, to identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a small business or nonprofit are the keys to success!

Our team at Century Accounting & Financial Service located in Timonium, Maryland provides the accounting services you need.    We focus on each individual business and give guidance continually on financial strategies that can be used.  This allows our clients to have the peace of mind so they can focus on doing what they do best - growing their business.

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Alan P. Stokes, CPA, RFC, President


Alan Stokes, owner of Century Accounting & Financial Services, has been a small business owner himself for over 32 years. He appreciates the stress and hardwork it takes to grow a successful small business. Alan’s passion and expertise (along with his team) is helping his clients make the everyday decisions that affect the success of their business. His CPA designation requires him to stay up to date on the ever-changing tax and accounting regulations by taking the mandated Continuing Education courses, in addition to keeping his financial services and insurance licenses up to date. 


When asked “What do you enjoy most about working with small business clients?”, his answer is, “It's very satisfying to not just look at a page with numbers on it, but truly interact with the clients in helping them make sense of how it all affects their business, good and bad.”  Since starting the firm, his expertise has grown over the years, working with hundreds of small business clients, non-profit organizations and individuals in both an advisory capacity and hands on, helping new businesses get up and running properly, and getting clients’ records current. A key part of his practice is also tax planning and tax preparation.


Education
Universityof Baltimore, Bachelor of Science, Accounting


Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1983
  • Life and Health Insurance
  • Registered Financial Consultant (RFC)


Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Maryland Society of Accountants & Tax Professionals
  • National Association of Tax Preparers
  • National Association of Registered Financial Consultants (RFC)
  • Serves on the Finance Committee Member at his church



Donna L. Stokes, Executive VP—HR & Business Development


Donna Stokes, co-owner, shares her husband Alan’s vision in helping small businesses, entrepreneurs and non-profits realize their potential. The couple has worked together since the beginning of Century Accounting & Financial Services. Donna concentrates on Business Development and is passionate about meeting business owners and listening to the everyday concerns that keep them from sleeping well at night. Donna works tirelessly to uncover what hinders their success and then introduces the accounting team that will ultimately offer solutions to help their business grow.


In addition to Business Development, Donna also maintains HR responsibility and works to maintain a positive work environment for their employees. Knowing first hand that there are many elements beyond accounting to run a successful business, Donna is a resource for their clients beyond her exemplary customer service.



Ken Hrica, CPA


Ken Hrica joined Century Accounting & Financial Services full time in 1991; however, he also spent some time as an intern with the firm while attending college at Loyola. Ken just celebrated 25 years with Century and the value he brings to his clients lies in his many experiences working with hundreds of individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. Ken’s hands on approach spans fromg etting new clients’ records up to date that have fallen behind, to helping new clients in properly setting up their books, to helping them make decisions on business structures and payroll advice such as 1099 vs. W-2. He advises all clients new and long term in many other financial areas of their business including tax planning and tax preparation.                     


Education
Loyola College, Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting


Professional Designations


• Certified Public Accountant, 1991


Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement


• Maryland Society of Accountants & Tax Professionals



Tracey Cassidy, EA


Tracey Cassidy joined the firm in 1995 as a bookkeeper. She subsequently earned the designation of Certified Bookkeeper and then studied and earned the designation of Enrolled Agent. Working closely with her clients, Tracey’s primary areas of concentration are bookkeeping and QuickBooks in addition to preparing both personal and business taxes.


Professional Designations


• Certified Bookkeeper - 2010


• Enrolled Agent –2013


• QuickBooks ProAdvisor – 2011 in the areas of: QuickBooks Advanced, QuickBooks Online,QuickBooks Point of Sale, and QuickBooks Enterprise.


Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement


• American Instituteof Professional Bookkeepers


• Intuit CertifiedProAdvisor/Diamond Level.



Michelle Siegmund


Michelle Siegmund joined Century Accounting & Financial Services in 2012. Michelle’s primary areas of concentration are also working with existing clients with any of their bookkeeping needs. She also assists clients by advising them on activities or areas of concerns that may arise in the daily running of a small business. Michelle’s dedication to all of her clients is an asset to the firm and one of the reason’s Century Accounting & Financial Services has a reputation for exemplary customer service.


Education
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics Bachelor of Science, Accounting


Professional Designations


•Certified Bookkeeper– in process of completing



Pamela Young – Bookkeeper


Pam joined Century Accounting & Financial Services in July of 2015 as a temp. while another employer was out on maternity leave.  When we later had an opening, we re-connected with Pam through Facebook and the rest is history.  She was re-hired in September of 2017 as a full-time bookkeeper.  Pam has recently received her Associates Degree in Accounting. She is passionate about many things. She is deeply committed to serving our clients, has a daughter that she adores (of course) and is an active member in her church.  Pam’s primary areas of concentration are working with existing clients providing bookkeeping and preparing profit and loss statements, bank reconciliations, payroll taxes, and interacting and communicating with her clients regarding their day to day activities or concerns that arise. She is an asset to her clients and the Century team with her knowledge and expertise.


Education
Associates Degree in Accounting


Professional Designations


•QuickBooks Certified - 2018


•Certified Bookkeeper – in the process


Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement


•American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers


 


Melody Lynn - Receptionist


Melody joined the Century Accounting in February of 2018. Melody is a huge asset to the Century team, even though she is our newest member. She is the glue that holds our team together and keeps us organized. She is the first voice you will hear when you call our office. Melody is responsible for everything from logging in mail, scanning confidential records into our accounting system, contacting clients for work and on the front line on a daily basis. Melody is a people person and always wants to help our clients and knows how to problem solve. Melody has 3 dogs – 2 mixed labs and a dalmatian mix. In her free time, she’s a tomboy who loves the outdoors, doing fishing and hiking with her significant other, Dustin, and their son. Melody is looking forward to continuing her education in the accounting field.



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Our Office:
7 Deneison Street, Timonium, MD 21093   410-560-2667

Office Hours:
Monday thru Thursday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday - Closed


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