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Lauren Duplin, CPA

Manager

Lauren is responsible for planning and executing financial statement audits for sophisticated nonprofit organizations with complex program offerings and diverse funding sources. She specializes in serving AAFCPAs’ clients in: higher education, healthcare, and human & social services. She has extensive experience leading high-energy teams in delivering assurance solutions in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, Government Auditing Standards, Uniform Guidance/Single Audits, as well as Massachusetts Operational Services Division Uniform Financial Reports (UFRs).

Lauren provides proactive guidance on areas critical to the success of AAF clients, including suggested enhancements and best practice recommendations regarding operational and internal control systems. She offers suggestions regarding the enhancement of the internal and external financial statement format to present operations in the most clear and concise manner. Lauren advises clients on: revision of endowment tracking schedules to simplify monthly reporting, unrelated business income tax (UBIT) compliance, and compliance requirements of financial aid programs.

Lauren is a career coach through AAF’s Professional Accounting Development program, and an in-house trainer on diverse audit and compliance topics, including: preparation and compliance requirements surrounding the UFR, including complexities that exist with Surplus Revenue Retention and reporting; and valuation and disclosure of complex alternative investments. She is an active member of AAF’s Women’s Opportunity Network, and a past winner of AAFCPAs’ peer-nominated Excellence in Client Service award, which recognizes and rewards exceptional effort, and those who exemplify AAF’s core values.

Education

  • Assumption College – Bachelor of Arts, Accounting with a minor in Spanish, magna cum laude
  • Assumption College – Certificate of Graduate Studies, Business Management

Professional and Civic Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants