Berard & Associates, CPA's P.C. is an independent certified public accounting firm in Rockland NY. We have provided services to individuals, businesses, Not-for-Profit organizations and Governments since1984. In January of 2017, the company absorbed local CPA firm, Korn Rosenbaum LLP. Our audit practice leaders and partners, Donalee Berard, CPA and Joann Arendes, CPA are licensed in the State of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and has over 30 years of accounting expertise. Our size and high standards for quality set us apart from other firms in the area.
Our goal is to provide quality service on a timely basis. Our staff has extensive skills in a variety of industries including medical, legal, and service professionals, various construction trades, commercial and residential real estate management, sales, manufacturing and wholesale companies, leasing, advertising, publishing, information technologies and retail industries. Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close professional attention. Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.
All of our accountants are trained to perform audits and are required to take a minimum of 40 hours of continuing professional education (CPE), additionally they must take 24-40 hours of CPE annually. Our audit team CPE requirements include a concentration in auditing and fraud.
We are also members of the New York State Society of CPA’s (NYSSCPA), National Conference of CPA’s (NCCPAP), American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA), the AICPA’s Not for Profit Section, Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC), and the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC). EBPAQC, NFPC and GAQC are centers of the AICPA that provide additional training, updates, forums and services to their members.
As a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), we are subject to the highest standards of quality assurance. Our firm successfully completed tri-annual quality review audits nine consecutive times.