Brunner Accounting Group
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About

Experience & Passion

About

A successful CPA practice must be rooted in exceptional client service. Brunner Accounting Group was founded with that in mind and its mission is to provide the following:

  • Providing exceptional tax and accounting services

  • Collaborating with clients to establish long-lasting relationships while proactively identifying and solving their business problems

  • Providing clients with access to a network of high-quality and vetted business professionals

  • Guiding and educating clients throughout the tax compliance process

  • Focusing on personalized attention and unique solutions

 

Get in touch

We at Brunner Accounting Group know that finding the right accountant to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Partners

 
 
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FOUNDING Partner

Ilona Brunner

Ilona Brunner is the founding partner of Brunner Accounting Group. Her passion for serving business owners and individuals fueled her desire to open her own practice after spending 8 years in Big Four public accounting and 3 years at a local CPA firm in Burbank. Her services include tax return preparation, tax planning and consulting, IRS and state audit assistance, bookkeeping, and business management. 

Ilona is a tax professional who values the relationship and trust she develops from her interactions with clients.  Her experience and passion for helping individuals and business owners manage their tax matters and plan for their financial future set her apart from other CPA firms. Her goal is to help clients feel comfortable with tax planning and avoid the feeling of being overwhelmed by taxes and accounting. 

Ilona's experience spans various industries and entities of different sizes. She's had experience working on companies in entertainment, financial services, trucking, healthcare, retail, and professional services to name a few. In addition, she’s assisting a wide range of clients ranging from start-ups to well established companies with revenues exceeding $100M.

Ilona Brunner started her career in 2007 at PwC where she spent 5 years in the Private Client Service tax department servicing high net worth individuals and private companies. After that, she began working at KPMG as a federal tax manager where she spent 3 years working on middle market and large corporations and partnerships. After spending 8 years in the Big Four public accounting arena, she realized her passion for helping small business owners navigate the complex world of accounting and tax. This passion lead her to join a local firm in Burbank in 2016 as a senior tax manager focused on compliance, consulting and business management. She applies her extensive  experience and resources to provide unique strategies and solutions for all her clients’ accounting and tax needs.

 

Education

CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
MBA, Emphasis in Accounting 2008, Magna Cum Laude

CLAREMONT MCKENNA COLLEGE
BA, Economics & Accounting, 2007, Cum Laude

Minor in Finance

Professional Affiliation & Membership

• AICPA
• CalCPA Society
• Provisors
• Business Among Moms