Nick Smith is an accounting manager in Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP’s Client Advisory Services practice. Based in the Baton Rouge office, he has several years of experience performing accounting, audit, compliance, and consulting services. Nicholas has worked with publicly traded companies and is knowledgeable on requirements of the Sarbanes‐Oxley Act (SOX) including internal controls and testing of the design and operating effectiveness.

Nick works with business owners to gain a full understanding of their business and assists with consulting and financial strategic  planning. He has developed a deep understanding of the accounting industry, including knowledge of financial statement presentation, and gives our clients a competitive edge. Nick has diversified accounting and consulting experience across a variety of industries, and works closely with clients to understand complex financial situations and develop solutions aimed at minimizing taxes and maximizing value.

  • 5 Years in Public Accounting
  • 3 Years with Hannis T. Bourgeois
  • B.S. Accounting—Louisiana State University
  • M.S. Accounting – Louisiana State University
  • Continuing Professional Education
  • QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor Advanced Certification
  • QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor Certification

Contact Info:


2322 Tremont Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

  • Banking
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Small Business
professional and civic involvement:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)
  • O’Brien House – Board of Directors, Finance Committee, Treasurer
  • Forum 35 Member
  • Barton Leadership Academy Graduate