Jeffrey Olson is a partner at BNKJ, bringing more than 30 years of business and public accounting experience to serve his clients in their diverse industries. In addition to accounting and audit, Jeff provides particular depth in areas that include business capital formation and finance, taxation and the real estate and construction industries.
Jeff’s business advisory approach offers clients strategic guidance with a focus on creating value while creating clear, solid financial reports that assist business owners with explaining the story of their business to financial statement users. He has been a guest lecturer on SEC accounting and reporting topics, and was named one of Atlanta’s 2016 Five Star Wealth Managers by Atlanta Magazine as well as selected by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals (NAPAP) as a Georgia Top 10 Public Accounting Professional for both 2014 and 2015.
Prior to joining BNKJ, Jeff worked in a series of progressively senior positions at Deloitte & Touche, LLP. He holds undergraduate degrees in both accounting and finance from the University of South Carolina (Go Gamecocks!), where he also earned his Masters of Taxation. Jeff is a member of the AICPA, a member of the National Association of Real Estate Companies (NAREC) where he is currently serving on the organization’s governing board, and has held leadership positions within the Georgia Society of CPAs.
Jeff is originally from Bridgeport, Connecticut, and now lives in Marietta, Georgia with his wife, Laura. They have two daughters. When not immersed in the world of accounting, tax and finance, Jeff enjoys playing guitar and also – like many Atlantans — is an avid member of the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA) as well as the United States Tennis Association (USTA). Though most people are not privy to his secret talent, Jeff is also a surprisingly good cook. He is an active volunteer, serving his community through philanthropic organizations that include the Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb County and MUST Ministries.