R. A. Mercer & Co., P.C. Hires Four

CATTARAUGUS, NY – R. A. Mercer & Co., P.C. has announced the hiring of Jennifer M. Mesch, Jennifer J. Morey, Joseph Stearns, and Mary Villa as staff accountants. All four will work out of the firm’s Cattaraugus office and will be involved in various areas of the firm including tax preparation and performing audits, reviews and compilations.

Jennifer Mesch recently returned to R.A. Mercer & Co. after separating from the firm to raise a family. She has extensive experience with financial reporting, auditing and tax preparation and has performed auditing and accounting assignments in governmental and commercial accounting. Mesch earned her B.S. in Accounting from Hilbert College, graduating cum laude.

Jennifer Morey brings two decades of experience to R. A. Mercer & Co. Before joining the firm she was most recently the director of finance for Cherry Creek Woodcraft, Inc. in South Dayton, NY. Morey holds a B.S. in Accounting from D’Youville College.

Before joining R. A. Mercer & Co., Joseph Stearns served as a senior bookkeeper with People, Inc. He also served as an intern for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Stearns holds a B.S. in Public Accountancy from the State University of New York at Fredonia.

Before joining R. A. Mercer & Co. as a full time staff accountant, Mary Villa was an intern for the firm, working on government audits and processing individual tax returns for clients.

Villa holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Northpoint Bible College and is working toward her B.S. in Public Accountancy at the State University of New York at Fredonia; she should attain her degree in December 2016.

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