Welcome to our Firm

Downey & Company is an independent Certified Public Accounting firm, building long-term relationships with small and midsize businesses since 1984.  Our services have been refined over those years to maximize our ability to help our clients create and manage their wealth.  Our experienced staff along with our knowledge of many industries gives us the perfect combination to service our clients.  To contact an expert at our firm, please click hereDowney & Company is a registered member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

Downey & Company is a member of Premier International Associates.  Premier International, an international association of CPAs, with 3 members in the U.S. and 27 members located throughout Europe, Asia, Canada, South America and Africa.  As the world is moving towards increased international business, Downey & Company knows how important it is to associate with similar CPA firms committed to excellence, to help our clients navigate through international tax and accounting issues that may arise.  So whether you are planning to do business in London, New Delhi or Hong Kong, you can count on Downey & Company to get the job done.

Firm Leaders:

James B. Downey, CPA, MST, Founder

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Jim founded Downey & Company in 1984.  He has over 40 years of public accounting experience.  He has a masters of science degree in taxation from Bentley College and a bachelor of science in accounting from Bentley College.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Premier International Member

Contact Jim at 781.849.3100 or 800.849.6022 or click here to email him.

Paul J. McGovern, CPA, CFP, Partner

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Paul has over 30 years of public accounting experience.  He specializes in accounting and taxation of automobile  dealerships.  Paul  is a member  of the National Alliance of Auto Dealer Advisors.  NAADA was created to provide leading accounting and consulting firms specializing in working with auto dealers with a unique venue to discuss issues affecting the profitability of auto dealers. Additionally, he is a Certified Financial Planner.  He graduated  from Stonehill College with a bachelor of science in accounting.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants Management of Accounting Practices Committee
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
  • National Alliance of Auto Dealer Advisors
  • Premier International Member

Contact Paul at 781.849.3100 or 800.849.6022 or click here to email him.

James M. Downey, CPA, CFA, Partner

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Jamie joined the firm in 2003 after serving as a manager in KPMG’s audit department.  He has over 20 years of experience.  Jamie has extensive experience in SEC reporting, SOX compliance, and accounting for complex transactions.  Jamie is a regular contributor to the “Managing Your Money” section of boston.com.  He received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Bentley College.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • CFA Institute
  • Boston Securities Analyst Society
  • Board of Directors, Bank of Canton
  • Premier International Member

Contact Jamie at 781.849.3100 or 800.849.6022 or click here to email him.

Charles Paolino, CPA, Principal

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With over 25 years of experience, Charlie has serviced the needs of small and middle market businesses in the areas of accounting, tax and business consulting.  He combines strong technical skills with practical solutions unique to each client’s needs.  Charlie joined the firm in 2000 after serving as a partner of another regional CPA firm.  He received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Syracuse University and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1987.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants

Contact Charlie at 781.849.3100 or 800.849.6022 or click here to email him.

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We are located at: 222 Forbes Road, Suite 202 Braintree, MA 02184 Telephone: 781-849-3100 or 800-849-6022 Fax:  781-849-9277