Jim Kaufman, CPA



Prior to founding the firm, which is now Kaufman & Kabani, Jim served as managing partner and was on the national board of a regional firm specializing in the fashion industry. His experience also includes fifteen years in manufacturing tax planning, real estate, acquisitions and bankruptcy with major international accounting firms.

Jim is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. A graduate of the University of Southern California, he has taught courses for Santa Monica College and California CPA Foundation. He has served on the advisory boards of several companies. Additionally, Jim is the Treasurer of the California Fashion Association.

Jim is an avid golfer and a voracious reader of management science, economics, current events and world history.