Brendan joined BST in 2012 following 10 years with the Albany office of a “Big Four” firm. He has a proven track record of delivering high quality audit and advisory services to large and intricate governmental organizations and is well versed in complex governmental accounting standards and audit requirements under OMB Circular A-133 (single audits).
Brendan’s skills go beyond basic audit requirements and include extensive advisory experience including, supervision of the New York State Lottery drawings program, assisting The City of New York with accounting standard implementations, municipal utility rate analysis, records reconstruction, and serving as an expert in litigation matters.
Within BST, Brendan is responsible for delivering governmental training materials, including live instruction, to partners and staff. In addition, Brendan serves as a financial statement reviewer for GFOA’s certificate of excellence program.
Brendan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Governmental Accountants, and the Government Finance Officers Association. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Siena College, and has met all AICPA, New York State and “Yellow Book” continuing professional education requirements. He is a member of the Firm’s Governmental and Municipal Industry Services Group.
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