Scott Newsom

As a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Newsom provides tax and accounting services for individuals, real estate development companies, construction contractors, restaurants, and wholesale and retail businesses. Mr. Newsom is a well-organized and detail oriented professional, with nearly 20 years of experience in public accounting.

Mr. Newsom’s national practice includes businesses in the construction, post-secondary educational institutions, and restaurant industries spanning the east coast from Florida to Massachusetts.  Our local practice focuses on closely-held businesses in various industries, including construction, restaurants, not-for-profits, and professional service firms.

Mr. Newsom provides tax planning and preparation of returns involving partnerships, S and C Corporations, disregarded entities, and the various tax saving techniques. Mr. Newsom also plans and prepares attestation services (audit, review, compilation, and mergers/acquisitions).  Mr. Newsom assists his clients with CFO services that allow businesses to raise capital for expansion.

Mr. Newsom has served on various boards of directors of not-for-profit organizations and serves as acting CFO for a successful general contractor in Northeast Florida.

Mr. Newsom started his accounting career as a staff accountant during college for a local geotechnical drilling company.  He learned the basics of an accounting system and began understanding the construction industry.

In his junior year of college, he was hired by a local CPA firm, where he worked in the tax and attestation departments for nearly seven years.  He learned the basics of public accounting, specifically tax and audit, and learned various industries including, general, electrical, mechanical, plumbing contracting, not-for-profits and endowment funds, and various personal service industries.

Mr. Newsom went to work in the private industry for three years as the controller for a general contractor.  He learned the inter-workings of business and honed his skills in industry.

Mr. Newsom returned to public accounting 2004 with another CPA firm and became a partner in that firm in 2007, where he stayed until opening his new practice in February 2017.

Mr. Newsom’s experience includes nearly years in public practice and private industry, emphasizing construction, commercial and residential real estate, wholesale manufacturing, retail sales, restaurants, not-for-profit organizations, and a wide variety of professional service industries spanning across the continental U.S.

Mr. Newsom is a graduate of the University of North Florida, receiving a Masters of Business Administration degree in December 1999 and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in May 1996.  Mr. Newsom became a CPA in Florida in 1998 and is licenses in various other states.  Mr. Newsom is a member of the Florida and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.

Accreditations, Affiliations & Education

Certified Public Accountant – Licensed in State of Florida, Georgia, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Massachusetts.
Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Bachelor of Science Business Administration (Accounting) – University of North Florida
Master of Accountancy – University of North Florida – University of North Florida