About Smart

In a complex and ever changing business world, the competition is fierce and organizations must work hard to stay ahead. Businesses expect a better class of accounting and business advisor.

Companies continue to rely on Smart Devine for day-to-day accounting services as well as very high profile engagements. When there is zero margin for error and reputations hang in the balance, Smart Devine is ready to assist. We bring experience, and attention to detail, to every engagement through a full range of services in accounting, tax, business advisory, forensic and litigation support across a broad range of industries.

At Smart Devine, we distinguish ourselves by offering an organization's leadership and stakeholders the peace of mind that everyday accounting and finance needs are met with the intuition to help move the business ahead. By delivering results and offering insight to lead the business, we earn the respect and trust of business leaders every day.


SMART DEVINE named Top Firm in Mid-Atlantic Region

SMART DEVINE is the only accounting firm headquartered in Philadelphia listed by Accounting Today as a top Mid-Atlantic Firm for 2015.


Client Testimonials

"I have great confidence in SMART DEVINE and have had good [independent audit] experiences in the past."

CEO, Mid-size Consulting Firm


"I have worked with numerous consulting firms on diverse projects over my last two decades in higher education. Most of them deliver reams of boiler plate; execution is either next to impossible or non-existent. SMART DEVINE has proven that it understands the big picture, can clearly articulate the context, and provide actionable steps to ensure successful execution. It is truly an extraordinary combination."

Vice President & CFO, National Liberal Arts College


"SMART DEVINE provides well-organized and hard-working professionals who are proven leaders within the workplace. Their hands-on approach helped lead our staff through various accounting issues, important processes and control matters which demonstrated we picked the right firm for the job."

CFO, Non-Profit Organization


"SMART DEVINE can set up business improvement programs and business transformation by utilizing organizational resources and builds a structure to sustain the results after they leave a project. Their work is far above any other service provider I have worked with."

Director of Business Improvement
$1.8B Global Helicopter Operator and Repair Center


"It has been such an honor to work with you personally and professionally. I have seen very few folks like you being that savvy in supply chain. SMART DEVINE focuses on results and can deliver quick results."

Director of Business Transformation
Multi-billion dollar Global Supply Chain Organization



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