Steven Bragg


Steven Bragg, CPA, is the founder of AccountingTools, Inc. He is the author of more than 300 business books and courses, including the best sellers Cost Accounting Fundamentals, The CFO Guidebook, Closing the Books, Payroll Management, and The GAAP Guidebook. He has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with Deloitte. He holds an MBA from Babson College, a Master of Finance degree from Bentley College, and a BA from the University of Maine. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast.

Away from work, Steve has been a two-time president of the Colorado Mountain Club and has climbed five of the seven continental high points, the 100 highest peaks in Colorado, the 100 highest peaks in New England, and all 50 of the state high points of the United States. He has also solo mountain biked the 483-mile Colorado Trail - both ways. He is an expert alpine skier, trail running author of Run the Rockies, and a PADI-certified Master Diver. 

About Us: AccountingTools, Inc. is focused on providing information on all possible accounting topics to the practicing accountant. We have developed more than three hundred online training classes, 50 softcover books, and issued over 4,000 articles on accounting topics, as well as hundreds of podcast episodes. We also have a strong focus on minimizing our environmental impact.