Sharon R. Kennedy

CPA, CGMA, Partner

About Sharon

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Experience

Sharon directs the firm’s auditing and accounting practice and coordinates the firm’s quality control program. She implements policies and procedures on technical accounting and auditing matters, and establishes standards of training proficiency.

Sharon is responsible for the audits of closely held businesses, distributors, manufacturers, services and not-for-profit engagements with revenues ranging from $2 million to $1 billion. She has a strong background in complex areas of accounting, such as fund accounting, business combinations, ESOP accounting, LIFO inventory, goodwill and fixed asset impairment analysis, and consolidations of foreign subsidiaries.

She is a hands-on technical auditor who effectively executes an engagement from planning through final reporting. She is responsible for audit, review, compilation and other accounting and tax engagements and is qualified to perform not-for-profit Uniform Guidance “Yellow Book” audits, as well as employee benefit plan audits. Sharon joined the firm in 1984.

Education

  • Providence College – Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree, 1983
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, 1987, licensed in the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Nebraska
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Business Valuation Program, Certificate of Educational Achievement, 1996
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, 2014
Awards & Accomplishments
  • Dr. William A. McDonnell Award from the Providence College Mal Brown Club, 2010 – given to individuals who have given unselfishly of themselves to further the cause of Providence College
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants’ President’s Award, 2011 – given for the achievement or development of a new or revitalized program that has contributed to RISCPA’s success
Professional Associations & Activities

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