We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.

Our People

MORGAN L. ANDERSEN, CPA - Morgan began his accounting career with the Big 8 Accounting Firm of Arthur Andersen, CPAs in 1981 and earned his CPA designation in 1985.  He has worked in a variety of industries including the trucking, restaurant and hospitality, construction, professional services and cosmetology industries.   Morgan is licensed in both Utah and California.  He and his wife, Tina, are the parents of four children.

JULIE OLSEN, CPA  Julie joined our firm in March 2011.  Previous to her accounting career, she owned and operated a private detective agency for fourteen years.   She previously worked for a large regional CPA firm where she specialized in tax planning and tax research.  She received her Bachelors of Accounting degree from the University of Utah and her Masters of Accounting degree from Weber State University.   Besides earning her CPA designation, she has also earned the designation of Cr.FA (Certified Forensic Accountant).

JEFF C. SIMMONS - Jeff received his B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University - Idaho.  He joined the firm in April 2012 as a staff accountant.  Jeff works closely with our cosmetology school clientele to deliver financial statements, ratios, and internal analysis necessary to help build productivity and profitability for the schools.

SUPPORT STAFF - M. Andersen & Associates also has two support staff to assist in the day to day operations of the Firm.  Each person brings unique and valuable skills that complement the focus of our accounting practice.

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Our History

M. Andersen & Associates opened its doors in February 2000. Previous to that time, Mr. Andersen was a partner in a local CPA firm for thirteen and one half years. M. Andersen & Associates provides a variety of services to a diverse clientele.

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Our Credentials

M. Andersen & Associates is a member of the American Institue of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.

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Our Areas of Specialization

M. Andersen & Associates provides accounting services and expertise to clients providing cosmetology school services. We service clients in the restaurant and construction industries. We also service a variety of other small business needs including compilation and tax services for individuals and estates, businesses and individuals, consulting services for business development and management, and accounting and tax services for the Internet environment and e-commerce.

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