Arriaga & Szegfu, CPAs APC is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.
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For over 30 years, Arriaga & Szegfu, CPAs, APC (formerly Mitchell, Arriaga & Szegfu, CPAs, APC) has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our services range from basic tax management and accounting to more in-depth services such as reviews and financial statements.
Arriaga & Szegfu, CPAs is a dedicated accounting firm in the Greater New Orleans area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Arriaga & Szegfu, CPAs is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.
Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Arriaga & Szegfu, CPAs receive competent and timely advice.
Frances Finicle Arriaga, CPA, MS
Fran started with the firm in 1984. She worked with Wally to develop relationships with clients. In 1992, she became a partner and dedicated her time to her clients.
Fran graduated from the University of New Orleans magna cum laude with a BS in marketing and in accounting and with an MS in accounting. She passed all four parts of the CPA exam in one sitting. Her professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana CPAs.
Zane Z. Szegfu, CPA
Zane joined the firm in January 2012 to focus on providing tax planning, consulting and research to fit our client’s needs. He has worked in both public accounting and industry since 1994. His diversified work experience has provided him with insight on how to best serve our clients. His professional experience includes manager level positions with large local public accounting firms and job costing for large international oil and gas companies. Zane became a partner in June 2012.
Zane graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. In May 1999, he passed all four parts of the CPA exam in one sitting. His professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Society of Louisiana CPAs where he sits on the Federal Tax Committee, and is a QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor.