Helen Munter CPA

Director, Registration & Inspections, PCAOB

Helen A. Munter is the director of the Division of Registration and Inspections, which is the PCAOB’s largest operating division.

Ms. Munter oversees all division operations including firm registration, the Global Network Firm Inspection Program, the Non-Affiliate Firm Inspection Program, and the Broker-Dealer Auditor Interim Inspection Program. Prior to being named director in 2011, Ms. Munter was a deputy director and team leader for several of the PCAOB’s largest and most complex inspections.

During her tenure as deputy director, Ms. Munter led the team of accountants that established many of the inspections processes that are in place today. In addition, she was responsible for opening the PCAOB’s San Mateo office where she served as regional leader until she assumed the role of division director.

Before joining the PCAOB in 2004, Ms. Munter was an audit partner and deputy director of professional practice in the San Francisco office of Deloitte & Touche LLP. She spent 16 years at Deloitte in the San Francisco and Barcelona, Spain offices.

Ms. Munter received a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a certified public accountant and is fluent in Spanish.