Empowering YOU to make sound financial decisions.
Financial Accounting Services is a full service tax and financial planning firm. Our roots trace back to 1995 when our doors opened in the Temecula Valley. Now, 28 years later we are proud to say we have grown into an innovative, trusted firm specializing in tax compliance, wealth management, and wealth protection. Our team includes two Enrolled Agents, three CTEC professionals and two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals all trained to give you the best advice possible when it comes to your finances.
At F.A.S., we recognize that financial planning is a process that involves forming relationships, discovering your goals and developing a plan to meet those goals. We work with business owners and individuals to create unique strategies to help keep you focused on reaching your financial dreams.
Our commitment to Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence are just some of the ways we express the value we place on clients.
Meet Our Team
Get to know the Financial Accounting Services team! We look forward to discussing how we can help you with your financial needs.
Fred Karma, EA, CTM, MBA
Mr. Fred Karma is the founder of Financial Accounting Services. He has been in business since 1986. Fred focuses on tax planning and helping small to mid-size business owners. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Business Management and Accounting.
To keep up with the changes, Fred is a member of the National Society of Enrolled Agents National Society of Accountants, and a Certified QuickBooks Pro-Advisor®. He is also an Enrolled Agent, licensed to practice before the IRS.
In his free time, he enjoys travelling and spending time with his family. He currently resides in Temecula with his wife and youngest child.
Director of Operations
Mrs. Vicky Assadourian is the Director of Operations at Financial Accounting Services. She has been with the firm since the spring of 2008 when she started as an administrative assistant. She has been our Director of Operations since 2013 and assists Fred with preparing various documentation, Incorporations, and IRS/FTB calls. She also assists the administrative team with their day to day operations. Vicky is a Certified Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP).
In her free time, she can be found at local soccer tournaments cheering on her sons, and spending time with her family. Vicky currently resides in Menifee, California with her husband and two sons.
Mrs. Evelyn Medrano has been with the firm since the fall of 2017. As a Tax Preparer, she works directly with Fred in assisting him prepare personal, corporate, and trust returns for our clients.
In her free time, she enjoys cheering on her kids at their various sporting events and traveling. Evelyn resides in Perris, California with her husband, daughter, and son.
Director of Payroll and Bookkeeping Opeations
Mrs. Brittany Lopez is the Director of Payroll and Bookkeeping Operations at Financial Accounting Services. She has been with the firm since the fall of 2016 when she started as an administrative assistant. Brittany has since been promoted as of 2020 and is now responsible for all payroll administration, implementations, and payroll reporting. She is also responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual bookkeeping and financial reports for individuals and businesses. She has her Bachelor of Art in Criminology and Justice Studies.
In Brittany’s free time, she enjoys watching reality tv, baking and making memories with her family. She currently resides in Menifee, California with her husband and two young boys.
Executive Operations Assistant
Mrs. Megan Caruso is the Executive Operations Assistant at Financial Accounting Services. She joined the FAS team the summer of 2018 as a Wealth Management Assistant and has since grown with the firm. She assists with those pesky IRS/FTB calls, Sales Tax Filings, Incorporations, and any other administrative tasks that are asked of her. Megan is a Certified Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP).
In her free time, she can be found with her nose in a book or at a community cheerleading event for her daughter.
Megan currently resides in Menifee, California, with her Navy Veteran husband, cheerleader daughter, and two cats.
Miss Makenna Brown is the Executive Receptionist at Financial Accounting Services. She joined the firm in the summer of 2022. Makenna is responsible for scheduling client appointments and receiving and sending information regarding client projects. She also helps our clients with their invoicing. She is pursuing a Bachelors in Finance.
In her free time, Makenna enjoys building legos and riding bikes. She currently resides in Hemet, California with her partner and their cat.
Mrs. Sylvia Sepulveda is the Executive Assistant at Financial Accounting Services of La Jolla. Sylvia joined the firm in the fall of 2019. She is responsible for assisting clients in scheduling tax or incorporation appointments, sending and receiving information related to their tax preparation or other various needs.
Sylvia currently resides in San Diego, and enjoys spending time with her granddaughters and traveling as much as possible.
Payroll and Bookkeeping Assistant
Mrs. Theresa Lander is the Bookkeeping and Payroll Assistant. She joined the firm in the fall of 2022, and assists Brittany with preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual bookkeeping reports. She also processes payroll for our clients.
In her free time, Tessa enjoys traveling with her family, hiking, and visiting art galleries and museums. She currently resides in Temecula with her husband and twin college students.
Mrs. Samantha Brodine is our Bookkeeping Assistant. Samantha started at our firm in December of 2013 as a Wealth Management Assistant, and has since maintained experience and education in multiple departments.
In her free time, Samantha enjoys nothing more than spending time with her husband, two sons, and daughter.
Matthew J. Anderson, CFP®, AIF®, EA
Senior Wealth Advisor
Matt Anderson is the Senior Wealth Advisor at TCG Advisory Services and Financial Accounting Services. Before joining us, Matt was the Senior Advisor of Wealth Management Consulting at 1st Global in Dallas TX. He has over 14 years financial services industry experience, including financial and tax planning, business development, investments, trading, education and insurance.
Matt has held positions with both major publicly traded investment firms as well as family offices. He is also an adjunct professor of financial planning and investment markets at The University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Accredited Investment Fiduciary, as well as an Enrolled Agent who may represent taxpayers before the IRS. Matt attended undergrad and grad school at San Diego State University (SDSU) as well as extended studies at Oxford University.
In Matt's free time he enjoys travelling, cooking, playing golf and spending quality time with his beautiful wife Jenny and strapping young boys Connor and Finn.
Rob Britton, CFP®, CFA
Senior Wealth Advisor
Rob Britton has joined Financial Accounting Services with over fifteen years of investment experience. Rob’s interest in investments is rooted in his desire to help ordinary people make smart choices and look forward to retirement instead of stressing about it. Rob is focused on fully understanding each of his client’s unique circumstances and giving advice in plain language.
Prior to joining TCG, Rob was a Portfolio Manager at WFA Wealth Advisors and Wells Fargo Private Bank. Rob was also a member of the Private Bank’s equity research team where he was responsible for analyzing and recommending companies in the financial technology sector.
He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner® designations. Rob is a member of the CFA Society of San Diego and previously served on the board of the San Diego chapter as Chair of University Relations. Rob graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in International Economics.
Rob and his amazing wife Lacey reside in the Temecula Wine Country and are parents to three daughters Kennedy, Dylan and Taylor. In his free time Rob enjoys fishing, cooking, playing tennis and tending his year-old grape vines in hopes of someday making his own wine!