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About Us

Our Firm

Established in 1988, Abrams & McKeever CPAs LLC is a New Jersey based certified public accounting firm engaged in the practice of public accounting, tax planning and preparation, and management consulting services. Abrams & McKeever CPAs LLC  has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses in the Tri-state area for over twenty years. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial services.

As one of the leading firms in the Tri-state area, our policy is to provide prompt, personal attention and services tailored to the specific needs of our clients. As members of the AICPA and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, our expertise, experience, and professionalism assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Approach

At Abrams & McKeever CPAs LLC, we believe there are several significant factors required in providing professional services that also reflect our firm's philosophy:

  • Dedication to client service
  • Personal nature of our services
  • Availability and accessibility
  • Proven capabilities and experience of our staff
  • Quality approach to our engagements
  • Professional fees commensurate with services provided

We feel these factors distinguish us from the competition, as exemplified in our exceptional client loyalty. In addition, our senior members actively participate in the conduct of our engagements and client relationships, offering custom strategies to an array of situations.

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Abrams & McKeever CPAs LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the Tri-state's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned. This dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Abrams & McKeever CPAs LLC receive competent and timely service.

Our Team

Paul Abrams, CPA

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Series 6, 62, 63, and 65 Certifications for Securities and Life Insurance

Paul Abrams is the founding partner of Abrams & McKeever concentrating in accounting, taxation, and financial consulting. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) with a special emphasis on taxation, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), and the National Conference of CPA Practitioners (ncCPAp). Mr. Abrams is also certified by the AICPA as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). Before starting his own practice in 1988, Mr. Abrams was an audit manager at the certified public accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath and was previously associated with J.H. Cohn LLP. He lectures on financial subjects at civic and non-profit organizations. He is also a pro bono advisor to several local charitable organizations. A cum laude graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and a lifelong resident of Bergen County, Mr. Abrams lives in Demarest with his wife Sharon and has two daughters.

James McKeever, CPA

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

James McKeever has been a partner at Abrams & McKeever since January 2000. He specializes in providing financial services to privately held businesses and their owners in areas such as accounting procedures and corporate and personal taxation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). Mr. McKeever has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting and financial reporting and is licensed to practice in New Jersey. Prior to joining Abrams & McKeever, he was an associate with the certified public accounting firm of Shapiro & Lieberman. A graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, he lives with his wife Terri and two children in Northvale, New Jersey, and is a lifelong resident of Bergen County.