All of us at Bell Foster Johnson & Watkins, LLP are dedicated to providing the highest quality of professional accounting, consulting and tax services to small and emerging businesses. We accomplish this by taking a proactive approach to understanding and exceeding the needs of our clients.
Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.
Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention.
Our high standards, service and specialized staff spell the difference between our outstanding performance and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.
Our firm is responsive. Companies who choose our firm rely on competent advice and fast, accurate personnel. We provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies.
To see a listing of our services, please take a moment and look at our Services page. Because we get new business from the people who know us best, client referrals have fueled our growth in the recent years.
Through hard work, we’ve earned the respect of the business and financial communities. This respect illustrates our diverse talents, dedication and ability to respond quickly.
An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our firm’s reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.
Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available and to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We don’t accept anything less from ourselves and this is what we deliver to you.
We feel it’s extremely important to continually professionally educate ourselves to improve our technical expertise, financial knowledge and service to our clients.
Our high service quality and “raving fan” clients are the result of our commitment to excellence.
We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.
Mark S Watkins, CPA
Mark worked for BKD, LLP and KPMG Peat Marwick prior to joining Bell Foster Johnson & Watkins, LLP. He also had his own practice as a CPA. A graduate of Louisiana Tech in Ruston, LA, Mark has more than 25 years of public accounting experience.
His experience in public accounting includes audits, reviews and compilations for a variety of clients, as well as individual and corporate tax planning and preparation. Additionally, he has extensive experience in employee benefit plans, including 401(k) plans. Mark has been a speaker or moderator at various continuing professional education seminars.
Mark is a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Arkansas Society of Public Accountants.
While I love the creative and technical aspects, the true joy of this profession lies in the relationships with the people we serve. Each day I have the opportunity to help someone strengthen their business, understand their company’s financial position, develop strategic policies or secure their financial future. I feel very privileged to be able to do that.
5420 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205