Small Firm.
Big Experience.

Here at Edwards, Faust & Smith, we pride ourselves with the ability to provide the quality and experience of a large accounting organization with the warmth and personal touch of a small firm.

EFS has provided audit and accounting, tax, business consulting and information technology services throughout the region and beyond for the more than 20 years. Our focus is spending quality time with our clients to provide solutions tailored to their needs. Working at our office, on-site or “virtually” via remote services, we here at Edwards, Faust & Smith are always available when our clients need us.

What sets us apart from other firms?

  • All our partners worked for “big four” or large regional accounting firms, gaining their experience from some of the best people in the profession.
  • We send partners on every audit, compilation, and review.
  • Our turnover is very low, so our clients can count on familiar faces and staff that know them and their business.
  • We have passed every peer review since our establishment in 1991.
  • We are committed to being a socially responsible business.

Efs News

  • EFS Celebrates 25 Years with Move To Downtown Bangor

    We are proud to announce that EFS celebrated a milestone this past spring – 25 years in business. Beginning in a garage in Old Town, it wasn’t long before we had outgrown the space and moved to 716 Union Street. Over the years, we have bought several practices and more than tripled our staff.  Our building has served us well through all these changes, but in recent years, both space and parking have been tight. After an extensive search, we found a place which meets our criteria:  downtown, client parking and handicap accessibility, individual offices for client privacy, and a Read more →

  • Hilary Clark passes all parts of the Enrolled Agent Exam

    Since last tax season, Hilary Clark, has been busy studying for the Enrolled Agent Exam. The exam includes three days of testing. Hilary took the first part in May, the second in December and passed the last section in January. Enrolled Agents are federally licensed to represent clients in front of the IRS, concerning audits, collections and appeals.  They must complete 72 hours of continuing education every three years to stay current with regulations.  There are approximately 48,000 enrolled agents in the United States. Congratulations, Hilary! Read more →