Jerry W. Conaty named Chair of the NJCPA's Governmental Accounting and Audit Interest Group
Conaty is a partner at HFA, a Lakewood-based accounting firm.
"My goal is to help keep members informed of new standards and issues impacting our group through presentations and discussion from people familiar with the various issues," said Conaty.
The Governmental Accounting and Auditing Interest Group identifies and responds to issues related to government accounting and auditing. The group is responsible for the following:
"I'm hopeful that my involvement with the Governmental Accounting and Auditing Interest Group will spur more people to get involved and give back to the profession for current and future generations,"
Conaty was most recently voted in as Trustee of the NJCPA's Monmouth/Ocean County Chapter in May 2022. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Count Basie Center for the Arts, and a Treasurer for The CSM Robert Gallagher Charitable Foundation.
As a member of the HFA team for over 15 years, Conaty has experience in governmental entities (including municipalities, counties and school districts), utility authorities, construction and real estate development, and not-for-profit entities. His areas of expertise include consulting, forensic accounting, financial statement audits and single audits.
HFA, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is headquartered in Central New Jersey. Established in 1996, the firm services a diverse client base within the tri-state area providing highly personalized and comprehensive accounting, audit, tax and business consulting services. HFA is headquartered in Lakewood with satellite offices in Red Bank and Toms River. To learn more, visit hfacpas.com (http://www.hfacpas.com/