03 Apr 2017

Squire announces new managing partner

MSI's Utah accounting member Squire is pleased to announce that Jonyce J. Bullock, CPA will assume the position of managing partner as of 1 January 2018.

Bullock succeeds K. Tim Larsen, CPA, who has led Squire as its managing partner since 2004. Tim Larsen will continue with the firm as an advisory and tax partner. “It has been an honour to serve as managing partner for the past 13 years,” says Larsen. “The growth and progress of the firm have been outstanding the past 43 years. I know the firm will continue to grow and progress under the direction of Jonyce Bullock.” As the new managing partner, Jonyce will play a key role in the strategic direction of the firm, as well as implement new plans for growth and development for the firm and its employees. “I started with Squire as an intern 17 years ago,” says Bullock. “As I have grown with the firm it has been amazing to see the firm stay true to its core values while maintaining a competitive edge in the accounting world. I want to continue to maintain the core values at Squire while finding new ways to provide better service to our partners and clients.” Bullock, now 39, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA). Jonyce recently completed four years of service on the Executive Board of the UACPA, including a term as the President. She also serves on the AICPA Champions Task Force for the Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee. In 2011, Jonyce was awarded the AICPA Women to Watch – Emerging Leader Award. She has also been recognised by Utah Business Magazine as a 30 Women to Watch leader, and a Top 40 under 40 Accountant by CPA Practice Advisor. Jonyce holds a Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University. In further news Squire is delighted to announce that Reuben M. Cook, CPA, CGMA, CITP has recently been named advisory partner at the firm. He is the chair of Squire’s wholesale and distribution industry group and co-leads the firm’s NetSuite services. Reuben primarily provides CFO services, ERP services, and best practice Process Consulting from both a business and technology perspective. He is known for advising wholesale and distribution companies through their rapid growth, global expansion, and ERP advancements; and syncing the processes between accounting and operations. Reuben holds a Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University. Further, Joe B. Hillstead, CPA has recently been named a tax partner at Squire. Joe has over 12 years of experience working with clients on a broad range of tax issues and specialises in corporate income tax matters including mergers, acquisitions, and reorganisations. He also specialises in the U.S. taxation of international transactions, including transfer pricing. Joe provides consulting and compliance services, primarily focusing on federal and state income taxes for public and private companies, including accounting for income taxes under ASC 740. Joe received his Bachelors and Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University and joined Squire in 2014. Prior to working at Squire, Joe worked for ten years with PwC in Southern California and Washington D.C. serving clients in multiple industries.

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