Best Accountants in Durham

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Durham 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

Balentine & Borg, PLLC

Based in Durham, Balentine & Borg, PLLC, is an accountancy firm that serves individuals and businesses in Durham and the surrounding areas. Its services include individual and business tax planning and preparation, individual and business consulting, accounting and bookkeeping, and annual trust reporting. Cindy Balentine, a native of Raleigh and a certified public accountant since 1999, established the firm in 2004. It has been featured in Durham Magazine’s Best of Durham both in 2019 and 2020.

3622 Lyckan Parkway
Durham, NC 27707


James J. Kimbrough, Jr. CPA

James J. Kimbrough, Jr. CPA provides professional accounting services to clients in Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding areas. He is a Certified Public Accounting who works with individuals, small-to-medium-sized businesses, and nonprofit organizations, and has more than 30 years of experience. Jim provides money management services including bill paying, checkbook balancing, record keeping, and more. He creates long-term financial plans, includes investment reviews, asset management, and more. Jim takes a proactive approach with his tax clients and offers taxation expertise and knowledge throughout the year.Tax services include corporate income tax, individual income tax, partnership and profit informational returns.

Durham, NC 27712


Sherri Rose, CPA, PLLC

Sherri Rose, CPA PLLC, is an accountancy firm that provides services to local individuals and businesses in Durham and the surrounding areas. It offers HUD audits, audits of nonprofits, IRS representation, and tax planning. It also provides tax preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability corporations. Sherri Rose serves as the president and founder of Sherri Rose, CPA PLLC. The industries that she has worked with include community development organizations, small businesses, and fiduciaries.

600 Market Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516