Press Room

January 27, 2015

Chicago Office Adds Private Accounting Solutions Group, Financial Controllers Inc.

Andersen Tax is proud to announce the addition of the Financial Controllers Group Inc. to the Chicago office. The addition of the Financial Controllers Group will expand the service offerings provided by the Chicago office, to include all aspects of private accounting solutions.

Carole Cederstrom and John Snider were the owners of the Financial Controllers Group Inc., a multi-client family office specializing in back-office solutions, family planning and compliance. Carole and John joined Andersen Tax as Directors.

Carole Cederstrom has been providing financial advisory and accounting services to individuals and businesses for over 30 years. Carole coordinates financial information to interrelate business and personal financial areas for her clients. She uses historical information and planning to plot a course to profitability and financial security. Prior to founding the Financial Controllers Group, Carole practiced with Arthur Andersen.

John Snider serves successful families and their related businesses, trusts, foundations, and other entities. He provides income, estate and gift tax planning as well as compliance services for his clients.   His entire career of over 40 years has been in the field of tax and financial services. John also served as the head of the tax department of a multi-national publisher and as a partner with a public accounting firm, specializing in middle market companies, their families and corporate executives. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in Chicago.

“We continue to focus on making strategic additions to our firm and the addition of Financial Controllers Group is one of the various recent examples of this,” said CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “Carole and John’s expertise tremendously benefits our client base and depicts our commitment to the growth of our market presence in Chicago.”

“The addition of Carole and John is indicative of our overall commitment of providing best-in-class financial and tax services in the Chicago market,” said Joe Karczewski, Central Region Office Managing Director. “Their expertise will add depth to the current services offered in the Chicago office, adding value and dimension to our superb client solutions.”

Andersen Tax is the founding member of Andersen Global, an international association of tax firms with more than 33 locations worldwide. Andersen Tax provides a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individual and commercial clients. Andersen Tax was previously known as WTAS before changing its name in September 2014 after acquiring the rights to the Andersen name.