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Celebrating 40 years in operation, PYA is a multiple Top Workplaces Award recipient. The firm provides tax, audit and assurance, strategic planning, management consulting, and business advisory services including assistance with mergers and acquisitions, valuation, compliance, and operations.

For nearly a decade, PYA has been ranked by Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting as one of the Top 100 CPA firms in the nation, one of the Top 10 firms in the Southeast, and the second largest by revenue in Tennessee. Forbes lists PYA as one of America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms—the only firm on the list headquartered in Knoxville and one of only six in Tennessee. PYA is a Top 15 auditor of the nation’s largest health systems and is consistently ranked as one of the country’s Top 20 healthcare consulting firms by Modern Healthcare.

PYA serves clients in all 50 states from offices in Knoxville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Kansas City, Nashville, and Tampa.
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Our purpose, as firmly set forth by our founders nearly 40 years ago, is to amass the expertise, experience, and practical know-how of top industry talent, create a quality working environment, provide advanced tools for our employees, and align those resources to create lasting value for our clients. We are stewards of the Firm’s resources and our clients' trust. Our goal is to establish long-term relationships and help our clients manage opportunities and challenges throughout the years.... Read more


PYA is founded on a vision best described by our tagline, “Vision Beyond the Numbers.” We are defined by our ability to look beyond the limitations of spreadsheets and financial documents to see a broader picture that may help our clients reduce risk or uncover greater opportunity. We are intentionally organized to be impactful.... Read more


PYA’s mission of providing “Vision Beyond the Numbers” manifests in our holistic approach to serving our clients. We go into every project with “eyes wide open.” Beyond pure audit and analysis, we provide lasting value by helping clients uncover and leverage opportunities most beneficial to them. And, regardless of scope, our pledge is that our work will reflect the same passion for service excellence that has been a PYA cornerstone since day one.... Read more

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What began as a promise to ourselves when we opened our doors in 1983 has evolved into an intrinsic daily philosophy. Our culture of HELP, a fundamental tenet of PYA, is based on a core value of helpfulness. We pledge to be impactful, uphold a standard of conduct that exemplifies the highest character, build lasting and trusting relationships, and perform with excellence. Success starts at home. To that end, we believe in hiring and retaining top industry talent. PYA is nationally recognized for the quality of its thought leadership and the savvy, smart, responsive professionals that define the company’s brand. The value we bring to clients is rooted in excellence at all levels of the Firm. Cultivating and leveraging the experience, knowledge, and expertise of our team results in quality deliverables, furthers the success of our clients, and adheres to our founding philosophy.... Read more


Knoxville, TN


240 US Employees


Certified Public Accountants & Consultants

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