About Next Level CPA

“Exciting” may not be the first word that comes to mind when considering your accounting needs, but here at Next Level CPA, we aim to change that. To our qualified Jacksonville, FL CPA firm, accounting is exciting and not just because we love crunching numbers. We view accounting differently than most – as an opportunity to join forces with small business owners just like you so that we can use our skills to help your business grow.

We listen to and get to know each client so that we can curate services that meet their immediate needs and lay a foundation for their future. As an experienced CPA firm, we know that situations can change quickly. When those changes occur, we’ll be here for you, whether you’re a business or an individual. We are excited to join you on the journey as you make strategic financial decisions for now and set long-term goals for future growth. Your growth is our growth, so we take your business personally, and we do it with personality.

Experienced CPA Firm

For quality accounting services from a team of experienced, solution-driven professionals who are ready to listen to you, call us at 904-977-8855 now and request a free consultation to get started.

Mark Cook CPA

Mark Cook, CPA, Principal Officer

Mark Cook is a Senior Executive, experienced in finance, accounting, information systems, strategic planning, mergers/acquisitions, and all facets of operation management, producing outstanding results in customer satisfaction and productivity. Adept strategist with an eye toward profitability and maximizing shareholder value.

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Florida. He also possesses a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Florida and has extensive (35+ years) experience in all aspects of tax, operations management, accounting and finance related to small, medium and large businesses. He has also served as a controller and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a variety of companies and industries.

CFO, October 2005 to July 2009 Ginn Financial Services LLC

Wholly owned subsidiary of The Ginn Companies, LLC organized as a mortgage lender for buyers of real estate within the Ginn properties. TITLE: Chief Financial Officer Responsible for all financial and accounting activities for the Mortgage Company as well as secondary marketing activities.

VP Servicing, March 2000 to October 2005 National Australia Bank

National Americas Investment, Inc. Jacksonville, FL. Special entity organized for the sale of HomeSide Lending to Washington Mutual Bank, FA (WAMU.) NAB retained 40 people from 2,700 to manage the post-sale operations and contract obligations. Mark Cook was chosen to manage the sub-servicing relationship and contract obligations with WAMU. TITLE: Vice President, servicing managed indemnifications for representations and warranties for two large sale contracts from NAB to Washington Mutual Bank, FA (sale of $140 billion in servicing rights), and MidFirst Bank (sale of $13 billion in servicing rights). Also managed all aspects of servicing for a portfolio of $100 million in Government Insured Loans. HomeSide Lending, Inc. Jacksonville, FL sixth largest Mortgage Banker in the United States (2000) with a portfolio of loans in excess of $187 billion. A wholly owned subsidiary of National Australia Bank. TITLE: Vice President, Performance Planning and Analysis responsible for developing and implementing the budget for HomeSide Lending, Inc. and its international subsidiaries. Mark Cook also managed a staff of financial analysts, providing vital reporting and analysis of all operations of the Mortgage Bank.