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James Moody, CPA


“What I love most about my job is the relationships developed with my clients and the opportunity to be considered a 'most trusted advisor' to so many of them.”

James Moody joined Dent Moses in 2006 and became partner in 2014. James works with clients to provide accounting, audit, business consulting and tax services for privately held businesses in many industries, including wholesale distribution, professional service firms and not-for-profit organizations. James also provides consulting and tax services for high net worth individuals and shareholders of privately held businesses.

James is a graduate of Samford University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2006 and Master’s of Accountancy in 2007.

James is a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).  James served as the 2021-2022 Chair of the ASCPA and also served as a past president of the Birmingham Chapter of the ASCPA.

James serves on the Accounting Advisory Board of the Brock School of Business at Samford University and was honored as the 2014 Distinguished Accounting Alumnus of the Brock School of Business. James enjoys staying connected with the accounting programs at local universities where he participates in career development and awards events and has been a guest speaker for a number of accounting courses and seminars over the years.

A native of Moody, Alabama, James still calls this town home with his wife and three daughters. He serves as a deacon and chairman of the finance committee at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Leeds and also volunteers as the treasurer of its Child Development Center. In his free time, James enjoys mountain biking, hiking, spelunking, and spending time with his family.