John J. Kianka, CPA
Jay is a Central New York CPA ,working as a business consultant and tax professional assisting small businesses for over 35 years.
Jay specializes is working individually with various businesses, advising and planning in most facets of their operations. The industries supported are medical and dental practices, restaurants, contractors, insurance and investment companies, retail, and professional service industries.
The support provided is outlined in our service portion of our company profile.
Prior to forming Kianka & Zollo CPAs, PC with Phil, Jay was a partner at the firm of TFG CPAs, PC for over 20 years, helping that firm go from a 15 person one city firm to a 60 person 3 city firm.
Jay is involved in sports as well as the Syracuse community, having been the Treasurer of the Onondaga County Library Board, a coach and board member of Valley Youth Lacrosse, a coach for South Side Youth Baseball, a modified lacrosse coach at Christian Brothers Academy and an avid supporter of Syracuse Chargers Rugby and South Buffalo Rugby.
Jay attended S.U.N.Y. at Albany, receiving his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Jay is a New York State certified public accountant and also a Member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
Jay resides is the Strathmore section of the city of Syracuse with his wife Chris.
Philip D. Zollo III, CPA
Phil is a partner with over 20 years of experience providing tax, accounting and consulting services to a wide range of clients, including individuals and privately held companies.
Phil focuses on dental and medical practices, professional service firms, retail, wholesale and distribution companies. Phil provides strategic tax planning relating to taxation issues influencing these industries. Phil also specializes in all areas of corporate and individual income tax compliance, including multistate taxation issues, mergers and acquisitions.
Phil received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from LeMoyne College, with a minor in taxation. Phil is a certified public accountant in New York State and is a Member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
Phil is active in the community, serving as the President of Valley Babe Ruth of CNY, Inc., board member of Geddes Little League, volunteer assistant coach for Westhill School District baseball, former board member and treasurer of the United Way of Central New York, former board member and treasurer of Midstate Youth Hockey Association and former board member of the Bud Coolican American Cancer Society Golf Tournament. In 2006, Phil was a recipient of the Central New York 40 under 40 award.
Phil resides in Syracuse with his wife and three children.