The Largest Accounting & Advisory Firm in Knoxville
Since 1983, PYA has been providing Knoxville and East Tennessee with expertise in tax, accounting, audit & assurance, and business consulting. We specialize in federal/state filings, compliance and risk assessment, business valuations, attestations, litigation support, IT advisory, mergers & acquisitions, and overall financial and business strategy.
Our clients include a wide array of Knoxville-area businesses in the manufacturing, financial, technology, construction, entertainment, and healthcare industries. PYA is ranked by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of the nation’s “Top 100” Largest Accounting Firms. Accounting Today has highlighted PYA as “One of the Most Successful Firms in the Country.”
Our success is the result of nearly four decades of steadfast adherence to a culture of integrity, responsiveness, and relationships–both with clients and teammates — that we call Vision Beyond the Numbers.
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PYA Is Proud of our Knoxville Heritage
For a third year, PYA, the largest accounting firm in Knoxville, has been named a “Top Workplace” by the Knoxville News Sentinel. In the Knoxville area, PYA was 1 of only 15 medium-sized companies that qualified for a Top Workplaces honor and was the only CPA/Consulting Firm, as well as the only professional services firm in the mid-size business category. In addition to this recognition, PYA received a special award for having the best “Work-Life Flexibility” of any firm, in any category.
“It is humbling that our employees view PYA as a firm whose culture and environment are worthy of this honor. Our employees actually requested that we participate in this survey a couple of years ago. Their continued desire to participate demonstrates we are achieving the level of employee satisfaction the Owners hope to foster,” said PYA President Marty Brown.
Forbes Lists PYA Among Top Tax and Accounting Firms in the Nation
December 2, 2021 – Knoxville, Tennessee
PYA has been named one of America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms of 2022 in the Forbes annually published list. This year, 223 out of approximately 4,400 recommended firms made the final list. Of those firms, 177 were recognized for both tax and accounting, including PYA.
Firms were selected based on nationwide surveys with accounting/tax professionals and business clients. Participants were asked to list firms to which they would be comfortable referring business or doing business with based on their experience.
“At PYA we strive to have authentic and honest relationships with our clients across the nation,” said PYA President and CEO Marty Brown. “It is an honor for our firm to be recognized by Forbes, and it demonstrates our continued commitment to serving our clients with excellence.”
PYA is the only firm on the list headquartered in Knoxville, and one of only six in Tennessee.
PYA Ranks Among the Nation’s Top 100 Accounting Firms for Sixth Year
July 20, 2021 – Knoxville, Tennessee
PYA has been ranked a 2021 Top 100 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). For the sixth year in a row PYA has earned this recognition, showcasing the Firm’s continued dedication to our clients and our staff. PYA has moved up five spots in the ranking in the last two years.
IPA analyzed more than 520 responses to its Survey and Analysis of Firms and ranked businesses by U.S. net revenues. This is IPA’s 31st annual ranking of the largest accounting firms in the nation—a list it considers to be one of the industry’s most comprehensive and precise.
“We are grateful for our colleagues—for their hard work and their desire to help each other and our clients,” said PYA President and CEO Marty Brown. “This honor is truly a testament to nearly four decades of investing in client relationships and represents a celebration of our clients’ successes.”