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Amish Mehta CPA

Partner and Nonprofit Practice Leader, Friedman LLP

Amish Mehta is a Partner and the Nonprofit Practice Leader at the accounting firm of Friedman LLP. His clients include well-known social service organizations, higher education institutions, private foundations, cultural institutions and religious organizations, among others. 

His experience includes: 

  • Seamlessly transitioning new client engagements
  • Developing and overseeing the planning and execution of the firm's tailored audit approach
  • Responding to evolving regulatory requirements
  • Providing advice to clients on enhancing internal controls
  • Sharing industry-best practices and updating clients on issues crucial to the not-for-profit sector
  • Ensuring transparency in financial reporting and disclosure
  • Performing financial statement, Uniform Guidance and employee benefit plan audits Amish has served as a writer of training materials and an instructor in audit methodology and not-for-profit service issues for staff at all levels of experience.

He has led seminars on topics such as Introduction to Not-for-Profit Accounting, Uniform Guidance, Governance and Transparency and has extensive experience speaking and writing on topics relevant to the not-for-profit industry. He has also served as a reviewer in Peer Review and Risk Quality Reviews of audit engagements with a focus on not-for-profit institutions. Amish is an active contributor to Friedman's Nonprofit Advisor newsletter. 

Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Member, Peer Reviewer, Conference Speaker)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Member, Not-for-Profit Committee)
  • New York Society of Association Executives (Board Member)
  • DFK International, Chair, Not-for-Profit Committee
  • Long Island Community Foundation (Member, Professional Advisory Committee)

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