BWB accountant earns CPA designation

JAMESTOWN – Tara L. Sager of Brant, a staff accountant with Buffamante Whipple Buttafarro, P.C., recently became licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.

To obtain this license, Sager passed the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination, which consists of a four-part, 16-hour exam covering the areas of financial accounting and reporting, auditing and attestation, business environments and regulation. Candidates for the CPA designation must satisfy extensive educational requirements from an accredited institution and fulfill stringent experience requirements.

Sager is a 2012 graduate of SUNY Fredonia where she earned a bachelor’s degree in public accountancy and business administration. She is a graduate of Lake Shore Senior High School.

“This is an important milestone in Tara’s professional career and we commend her for her efforts and the dedication she put forth to achieve this significant designation,” stated Jack Whipple, CPA, managing partner of BWB.

BWB is a full service public accounting firm providing wide-ranging assistance in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and advisory services. Their current staff consists of 50 professionals, paraprofessionals and support staff, including 24 Certified Public Accountants. The firm serves as accountants and advisors to businesses, organizations and individuals throughout the United States, while maintaining offices in Jamestown, Olean and Orchard Park.