RHR Smith & Company

RHR Smith & Company, CPAs is a full service, Maine-based accounting firm specializing in governmental and nonprofit audits, accounting services and financial management consultation. We work closely with our clients to understand their operations, and develop supportive, professional relationships.

Our Origins

The firm of RHR Smith & Company, Certified Public Accountants was formed by Ronald H. R. Smith in 1997. Since August of 2001, Ron has been the sole shareholder of the Company and in 2016 the firm named five new principal partners. It is a Maine based firm headquartered in Buxton and holds licenses to practice in the states of Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts. Together, Ronald H. R. Smith, CPA, CFE and his staff have over 240 years combined experience providing professional accounting, auditing, consulting, and other financial services.

Organizational Structure

The firm is a professional corporation. Our various professional services are provided by a staff of 23, including six certified public accountants and four Master level accountants. Our High Performance Financial Management division offers strategic expertise and training for our governmental and non-profit clients. Our Financial Services division consists of professionals who can answer many of your complex tax and accounting questions throughout the year to provide ongoing accounting support and tax services.

RHR Smith & Company, Certified Public Accountants is a small business firm, per the definition of “Small Business” as established by the Small Business Administration.

Quality Control

The people of RHR Smith & Company offer the solid, public accounting experience and detailed attention to quality control that you demand. The firm is audited every three years under the Peer Review Program of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and complies with all AICPA quality guidelines.


Proven Expertise & Integrity

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Our staff has over 240 years of combined experience, including 100 years of collective experience auditing governments in Maine.


We audit 150 governmental clients in Maine, including over 20% of all municipal, county and tribal governments and other agencies.


We exceed the highest standards of quality control in our profession and help our clients meet government accounting standards.