Nicholas C. Rivera CPA, FHFMA, CHFP

Senior Manager, BKD CPAs & Advisors

Nick is a member of BKD National Health Care Group and has over ten years of experience in public accounting providing audit and attestation assurance services, including single audits, as well as other consulting advisory services related to financial accounting and reporting, health care reimbursement and regulatory matters, changes in accounting standards such as the new revenue recognition standard, the new standard for leases, and tracking and evaluation of COVID-19 funding for compliance and financial reporting.

A member of BKD's New York office, he began his career in the Cincinnati, Ohio office and also spent time working in the firm's National Office as a national accounting and auditing assistant director. He researched and helped develop firmwide resources and guidance on new accounting and professional standards, assisted with internal office inspections, researched technical questioned and helped provide support for accounting and auditing professionals across the firm. He currently serves as the learning and development director for the New York office and is involved in developing content and instructing local and national internal and external trainings, webinars and presentations.

Nick is a licensed CPA in New York and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Nick is a board member for the HFMA Metro NY chapter and serves as co-chair of the HFMA Metro NY chapter's finance and reimbursement education committee and is a member of the Annual Institute planning committee coordinating the CFO Panel. Nick is a member of the Health Care Committee of the NYSCSCPA and serves on the NYSSCPA Annual Health Care Conference planning subcommittee. In addition to external presentations through BKD and presentations to clients, Nick has presented for multiple HFMA chapters, the NYSSCPA, LeadingAge NY, Accounting Today, and the AICPA.

Nick is a graduate of Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, with a B.S. degree in business administration and accounting.