Since 1975 we’ve focused our efforts on building longstanding relationships with our clients. We thrive on seeing them grow – sometimes from startups all the way through well thought out succession plans. We’re more than just your business accountant. Providing honest advice through business consulting, tax preparation, and ongoing accounting services has allowed us to continue to grow and serve others.

Experienced
Our experienced, professional staff has industry knowledge, qualifications and the educational background to meet the specific needs of each client. We are well trained and up-to-date on current accounting issues and strive to provide leadership, teamwork and exceptional service to all.

Strategic
We stay connected with our business clients by meeting on a monthly or quarterly basis. This gives them the reassurance that they’re on track to meet their financial and operational goals and provides us with the opportunity to plan for the upcoming year.

Proactive
Accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, and tax planning are important elements in running a business. At Steensma we offer our clients assistance and provide ideas to make informed business decisions throughout the entire year, not just during tax season. It’s essential that our clients don’t have an unpleasant surprise from a profit/loss and/or tax standpoint. As your business accountant, our goal is to minimize tax liability within the rules of the IRS or at least prepare you well in advance for the taxes you will owe.

Grand Rapids Accountant CPA, tax planning and financial services
Grand Rapids Accountant CPA, tax planning and financial services

AARON L. STEENSMA, CPA

Partner + Accountant | Email
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As a partner in our firm for over ten years, Aaron provides a wealth of knowledge for our business clients. Throughout his career Aaron has excelled at preparing business taxes, financial statements and acting as a business consultant.

Aaron is proficient in dealing with technical tax issues and planning opportunities to help minimize taxes for clients.

PAIGE HOWERZYL

Tax Preparation | Email
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Paige joined Steensma as a full-time employee in 2019. She works with our clients on bookkeeping, tax preparation, and financial statements. Prior to joining our team, Paige worked at a family business as the accounts payable and receivables manager.

Paige attended Grand Valley State University and Davenport University, Paige earned her Bachelors in Accounting and Finance and her Masters in Accountancy. She is currently working towards the completion of her CPA exams. In her free time, Paige enjoys spending time with family and friends.

KATIE BELL, FPC

Payroll Team Manager | Email
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Katie manages our payroll department.  She oversees the processing of client payrolls, the timely filing of monthly and quarterly payroll filings, and the processing of year-end W-2’s. She also sets up our new payroll clients and registers them with the appropriate federal, state, and local taxing agencies.

In addition, Katie is proficient in assisting clients with workers compensation. audits, Michigan Unemployment audits, and census studies.

SAMI FOX

Payroll Assistant | Email
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Sami assists the payroll department with processing client payrolls, handling monthly and quarterly payroll filings.

More than a Business Accountant

Over 35 years ago we helped an 18 year old start his first business venture. Things have been bright for that young man in the last 3+ decades and we’ve since helped him with numerous business opportunities.

We’ve provided a full range of business consulting services by helping with business start-up, entity planning, setting up an accounting system, payroll services, payroll and sales tax reporting, financial management, tax planning, tax preparation and training his employees.

Our client appreciates the role we play as “off-site controller.”

Aaron L. Steensma

Certified Public Accountant / Partner
Grand Rapids Accountant CPA, payroll services and tax preparation
Grand Rapids Accountant CPA, payroll services and tax preparation
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