About Jim Ciurlik, CPA

Jim Ciurlik, CPA a full-service Elm Grove, WI CPA Firm serving Southeast Wisconsin. We offer tax planning, tax preparation, accounting and business advisory services for professional service providers, retailers, wholesalers, real estate owners and retirees. We partner with you to identify the goals and objectives you have for your business and work with you to achieve those goals.

We strive to develop a long-term relationship built on trust and mutual respect. By providing financial and operational leadership, guidance and advice we can assist you in increasing your income and improving your quality of life. Let us put our years of experience to work for you! Call us at 262-422-6330 today for more information and to schedule your free initial consultation.

About Jim Ciurlik, CPA

About Jim Ciurlik, CPA"Clients work with me because I consistently and repeatedly deliver tangible tax saving and financial results. In fact, if I’m not making your business more profitable and more enjoyable to be part of, I won’t blame you for working with someone else."

Since leaving corporate America 14 years ago, Jim Ciurlik has provided business accounting, tax planning and advisory services to self employed entrepreneurs, small businesses and individuals. Jim has extensive experience in corporate and personal tax saving strategies, financial planning for family owned businesses, business purchases and sales, fringe benefits and retirement plan/pension plan selection and installation. He has worked with businesses in virtually all industries, including many personal service providers, the trades, retail and wholesale. He has also worked with individuals in the areas of income tax preparation and planning, retirement planning and IRS representation.

Jim’s prior corporate experience was with Arthur Anderson, Ernest Young, Miller Brewery, Oscar Mayer and the National Bank of Commerce (bought by Sun Trust). He acquired General Management or ownership experience with a greeting card company, a wine and beer distributor and importer, and three start-up web companies including one consumer package goods company, a printing company and a payment processing company. Before this, Jim spent countless hours as a child in his family’s specialty grocery store learning what it takes to run a small business from his parents.

Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant since 1993
  • Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor
  • Wisconsin Licensed Life & Health Insurance Agent

Educational Background:

Jim has a Bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of Milwaukee and a Master of degree in Administration from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Volunteer:

Jim serves as a volunteer on the Board of Directors for The Parks People of Milwaukee County.  The Parks People’s mission is to strive to enhance and protect Milwaukee County Parks and to develop wider public interest in and appreciation of the parks, open space and recreational facilities offered by the park system. Jim also volunteers in the Milwaukee Public Schools, where he taught for 5 years.

Interests and Hobbies:

Jim is a self proclaimed foodie and enjoys cooking, growing or looking for good ingredients for his next food or beverage project. Jim likes staying active and swims, bikes, cross-country skies, and practices yoga. He is also an advent fisherman.

His family is recognized by the state historical society as a “Pioneering family to the State of Wisconsin” which indicates his ancestors have been in the state for more than 150 years.