Best Accountants in San Francisco

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Accountants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Boas & Boas

Since 1938, Boas & Boas has been serving San Francisco individuals and businesses with accounting services. The firm's tax services include tax planning and preparation, estate and trust planning, and business selling and buying tax assistance. The company also provides financial statement preparation, accounting system setup, computerized payroll services, personal financial statements, and litigation support. The firm is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

San Francisco, CA 94104


Ghirardo CPA

Ghirardo CPA is a full-service accounting, tax, and business firm based in Novato that has served the area for more than 30 years. The firm is a Northbay Biz 500 Company and is a ten-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work. The business gives back to the community by donating money and volunteer time to local and national charities including the Novato Youth Center, Make a Wish Foundation, North Bay Shakespeare, and Pacific Vascular Research Foundation.

7200 Redwood Boulevard
Novato, CA 94945


John P. Welch, CPA

John P. Welch, CPA serves individuals and businesses with accounting, tax, and bookkeeping services. The San Francisco accounting firm provides tax planning, QuickBooks support, IRS representation, estate and trust planning, college savings planning, and other services. John Welch has more than 20 years of accounting experience. Clients have praised the accountant for his accurate and thorough service.

San Francisco, CA 94102


Mah & Company

Mah & Company provides accounting and tax services to individuals, small to medium businesses, business owners, executives, and trusts and estates. The business is a member of the American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants and is an Intuit Certified ProAdvisor. The owner has more than 20 years of accounting experience and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Financial Planning Association of San Francisco, and other organizations.

San Francisco, CA 94105