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Save Time and Energy With Help From a Professional Accountant

A Company Built on

Integrity and Excellence

New Era Accounting, LLC is a firm in Newark, Delaware that was founded by Stephen Smith, who is a certified public accountant. He started this company with a solid foundation of more than 32 years of experience in the complex world of accounting.

Stephen Smith, CPA spent the past 22 years in the energy and utility sector.  Much of that time was spent on the riskier competitive energy side of the business.  He built and operated accounting/back-office operations for several trade floors.  You can have peace of mind knowing that you’re in the hands of a reliable and experienced professional.

What We Aim to Do

Our objective is to help companies build quality accounting/back-office operations for dynamically changing businesses. We will streamline operations for optimal efficiency while preserving strong internal controls.


Stephen graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in accounting as well as a master’s degree in accounting.



  • Delaware CPA Certificate (#945)
  • Delaware CPA Permit (#2870)

Professional Experience

Stephen has worked with different companies over the years and has offered his expertise to each one with utmost dedication.

New Era Accounting, LLC

  • Contractor for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (2020 – Present)

Peninsula Energy Services Company

  • Director of Financial Analytics (2018 – 2019)
  • Contractor (2018)

Pepco Holdings, Inc.

  • Supervisor – Tax Department (2012 – 2018 and 2014 – 2018)
  • Accounting Coordinator – Regulatory Accounting
    (2012 – 2013)


  • Accounting Contractor V – Manager (2011- 2012)

Additional American Life Insurance Company Roles 

  • Accounting Manager

  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Reporting and Compliance
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Settlements
  • Accounting Coordinator
  • Senior Accountant
  • Derivatives Accountant
  • Contract Tax Accountant

Additional Professional Experience

American Life Insurance Company

  • Project Leader
  • Senior Accountant
  • General Ledger Accountant

United States Army 

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