ALW Accounting & Consulting, based in Coral Gables, Florida, provides customized accounting solutions for closely held businesses and non-profit organizations. ALW is led by Principal Accountant, Amanda Waters, CPA. ALW is a premier, outsourced accounting provider with the leadership and expertise to help your business or non-profit organization achieve sound financial management and success. Our hands-on approach, dedication and unique client service methodology helps companies uncover and tackle the most difficult challenges to help take them to the next level. Our team is especially known for solving the most complex accounting issues. ALW’s mission is to be our clients’ most trusted business advisor by providing outstanding client service and expert professional advice.
Amanda L. Waters, CPA (formerly Bonifay)
Amanda has 15 years of experience in both public accounting and private business. Amanda graduated from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in accounting and finance as well as a Master of Professional Accountancy with a major in financial accounting and reporting. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of Florida and Georgia and is a member of both the American and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Waters was named the 2015 FICPA Women to Watch – Emerging Leader, one of the FICPA’s top 26 under 36 for 2013, and was a Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce 2013 Rising Star Award Finalist.
Amanda served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the FICPA Miami-Downtown Chapter, the founding Chair of the Ponce Society of Young Professionals, and member of the Board of Directors of the Coral Gables Community Foundation.
Amanda spent the majority of her career as part of the assurance and advisory teams of two regional accounting firms, first in Atlanta and then in South Florida. She provided services to closely held businesses and non-profit organizations through both firms. Additionally, she spent several years working in private business as a Controller and gained extensive knowledge in managing an accounting department, internal controls and accounting software. In 2016, Amanda founded ALW Accounting & Consulting and draws from this understanding and experience to provide outstanding client service directly to clients.