Richard O’Neil, CPA
Rich is responsible for planning and executing financial statement audits for privately-held commercial companies and sophisticated nonprofit organizations, including software, engineering services, high tech & biotech, life sciences, manufacturers/distributors, multiservice human & social services organizations, and behavioral health agencies. He specializes in audits in accordance with US generally accepted auditing standards, Uniform Guidance/Single Audit and Government Auditing Standards, as well as the Massachusetts Uniform Financial Report (UFR).
Rich develops a deep understanding of the client’s business by examining operations and processes from the inside out; this enables him to view controls issues and concerns from the perspective of the Audit Committee and Senior Management. He is responsible for monitoring and reporting regarding the productivity of staff, and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment. He provides interim updates regarding observations, findings and recommendations to business line and senior management.
Rich is an active member of AAFCPAs’ Accounting & Assurance (A&A) Committee, Commercial Audit Subcommittee, the Revenue Recognition Task Force, and the Lease Accounting Task Force. He is dedicated to keeping the firm and clients apprised of regulatory changes and new pronouncements in a proactive and timely manner.
- University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management – Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, minor Economics, cum laude
Professional and Civic Associations
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants