Firm Profile

The Brandon Skinner Group, PC, formerly known as F.M. Strand & Associates, PC, is an Anchorage-based firm of Certified Public Accountants. We have been in business in Alaska since 1982. Our firm is committed to excellence in our staff, our work product, and our clients.

Our professional staff are highly qualified and have in-depth experience in the areas of auditing, accounting, consulting, and tax services. In addition to on-the-job training, all professional staff receive at least 40 hours of continuing education classes on an annual basis. These classes are taught by nationally renowned instructors. This training is also supplemented by periodic in-house seminars designed to keep us up-to-date with our constantly changing profession.

If you are a prospective employee and want more information on career opportunities, please click on the Careers page in this website.  We want to hear from individuals who share in our commitment to excellence.

We are a service organization. Our approach to accounting is management-orientated. We concentrate on maintaining a close and constructive relationship with our clients and being responsive to their needs throughout the year. We believe in the value of relationships. We treat every client relationship like a partnership, and believe that our success is a result of your success. We understand the need for prompt delivery of the financial statements, tax returns, and other services we render.

Our firm's quality control system has been independently reviewed ten times since our first peer review in 1982. Through the present time, all 12 peer reviews have resulted in unqualified opinions without any comments for improvement. These peer reviews take place every three years. The most recent was completed in May 2016.

We provide audit, accounting, tax and consulting services for clients in the following industries:

  • Construction companies
  • Oilfield service companies
  • Professional organizations
    • Law firms
    • Medical practices
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Real estate developers
  • Commercial fishing enterprises

Our firm presently consists of two principals and eight other staff members. If you would like to know more about us, click on our names on the Contact Us page.

Our firm is committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial expertise. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.