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Beginning May 27, we will be implementing “Summer Hours” for our employees by closing our offices at noon on Fridays through August 19.

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Kristian R. Barr

CPA, MSA

Office

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


330.762.9785
330.762.3108

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Kristian invests his time and efforts into gaining a deep understanding of his clients’ business that aids owners and decision-makers in guiding the strategic direction of their business, increasing operational efficiency, and maximizing profitability.

Through his extensive experience in public accounting with a top 10 international accounting firm and his controllership experience with a $100M+ global manufacturing company, Kristian has developed a deep and diverse skill set. His involvement in various special projects including, but not limited to operational process and internal control assessment and improvement, acquisition due diligence and accounting, financial forecasting and feasibility, and debt contract review gives clients peace of mind in navigating the ever-changing business landscape. As a member of the firm’s employee benefit plan niche group, Kristian serves as a key resource to his clients and colleagues on the current trends and developments in the benefit plan arena.

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  • Certified Public Accountant

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  • Relator
  • Learner
  • Analytical
  • Arranger
  • Responsibility

Financial Statement Audits in a Post-COVID World

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the way professional service firms interact with and deliver services to their clients. Early in the pandemic, CPAs and other professional service providers had to quickly pivot and learn how to collaborate with. Read More >>

4 Steps to an Effective Fraud Prevention Strategy

Fraud perpetrated against a company can result in significant damages and recent data suggests that fraud losses at manufacturing companies can be particularly devastating. According to the 2018 Report to the Nations published by the Association of Certified Fraud. Read More >>

Internal Control Essentials for Retirement Plans

When was the last time you closely examined your retirement plan’s internal controls? If the answer is “not sure” or “a while ago,” then there is no time like the present to conduct a thorough assessment on your internal. Read More >>

Kristian is extremely knowledgeable and always helpful with all of our needs


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