Our beliefs are simple: provide excellent client service, a collaborative and relaxed atmosphere, promote from within, and help the communities in which we reside.

At Barnes Wendling CPAs, we value not only our clients and the communities we serve, but also our team members. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn in a variety of industries and choose an area of specialization in which to become a subject matter expert. And you don’t have to leave to advance. Do you know that 85 percent of our directors have been promoted from within? And we have several senior managers who started as interns.

Life isn’t one dimensional and neither is the workplace. We offer our team members a multi-faceted experience with schedules that support a family-oriented environment.


Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program
  • Paid parking
  • Casual dress
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Fee participation program
  • Meals during busy season
  • Summer hours program
  • Flexible work schedule, including hybrid and remote
  • Mentoring program
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development
  • Professional group membership dues coverage
  • CPA exam preparation and reward program
  • Complimentary continuing professional education
  • Full-time, part-time, and seasonal opportunities
  • Fitness facility
  • Company celebration and events



Our mission is to build mutually profitable business relationships by providing outstanding client service.

The directors at Barnes Wendling CPAs developed our core values, which have become the core beliefs that define and inspire our team members. We are a firm dedicated to our clients, our team members and our community.

Client Service Values – Professional, creative and exceeding client expectations

Team Values – Providing a positive environment that fosters a balanced and successful team

Community Values – Committed to bettering our communities



Transparency in Coverage

The Transparency in Coverage mandate requires plan sponsors to make Mutual Health Services rate information accessible with a link directing users to the location of the publicly available machine-readable files (MRFs) through the Medical Mutual website. To access the files, please click here.


At Barnes Wendling CPAs, we treat our employees with respect, honesty, and fairness while providing the flexibility to balance work and family responsibilities. We offer our employees unlimited growth opportunities and challenging work while promoting these values in a professional, family-friendly atmosphere. We work hard and celebrate successes along the way!

Community Involvement: Giving Back With Barnes

To support our core value of improving and bettering our communities, our Giving Back with Barnes program encourages and supports our team members’ participation through personal volunteering or non-profit board membership. Our firm’s Outreach Committee, which any team member can join, plans these events throughout the year. Team members volunteer or participate on the boards of the following organizations:

  • Cleveland Jewish News Foundation
  • Cleveland Metroparks
  • Greater Cleveland Volunteers
  • Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland
  • Malachi House
  • Mount Alverna Village
  • Playhouse Square
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Ohio
  • St. Albert the Great
  • The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio
  • Singing Angels

Thanksgiving Art Contest

Barnes Wendling CPAs organizes a local Thanksgiving Art Contest with a generous donation for school art supplies for second through fifth-grade students at the following schools: Cleveland Urban Community School, Norwalk Catholic School, Sandusky Central Catholic School, and Brookside Intermediate School.

We also provide monetary contributions throughout the year to non-profit profit organizations, including:







Winners from our 2023 Thanksgiving Art Contest:

Internship Program

Looking to jump-start your career in accounting? Our internship provides a variety of hands-on experiences to prepare you for the future. Through our Buddy Program, you will work one-on-one with a team member to help you acclimate quickly to a career in assurance or tax services.

We value our relationships with our interns, and when we have open positions, we always reach out to current and past interns first. Eighty-five (85) percent of our open entry-level positions are filled with interns!

Advance Your Career Here

At Barnes Wendling CPAs, we are committed to provide career growth and opportunities for advancement for our team members. Do you know that some of our senior managers started as interns and 85 percent of our directors have been promoted from within the firm? It’s true.

You can develop your career right here. Our senior staff will support your growth by helping you attain credentials, prepare for exams, and by serving as mentors in a variety of areas. You will also build your interpersonal and professional skills by participating in firm-supported networking events, training seminars, and becoming a member of one or more industry groups.

Since providing outstanding client service is important to us (and part of our mission), we want to make sure you have what you need to do so. Your 360-degree training includes skill development in the following areas:

  • Industry-based knowledge gained through working in one or more of our niche areas
  • Sales and marketing
  • Presentation and public speaking

Our internal training program prepares you for leadership and significant growth potential.

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