Amish Mehta

Partner and Nonprofit Practice Leader | Friedman LLP

Amish Mehta is a Partner and the Nonprofit Practice Leader at the accounting firm of Friedman LLP. His clients include well-known social service organizations, higher education institutions, private foundations, cultural institutions and religious organizations, among others. His experience includes: •Seamlessly transitioning new client engagements •Developing and overseeing the planning and execution of the firm’s tailored audit approach •Responding to evolving regulatory requirements •Providing advice to clients on enhancing internal controls •Sharing industry-best practices and updating clients on issues crucial to the not-for-profit sector •Ensuring transparency in financial reporting and disclosure •Performing financial statement, Uniform Guidance and employee benefit plan audits Amish has served as a writer of training materials and an instructor in audit methodology and not-for-profit service issues for staff at all levels of experience. He has led seminars on topics such as Introduction to Not-for-Profit Accounting, Uniform Guidance, Governance and Transparency and has extensive experience speaking and writing on topics relevant to the not-for-profit industry. He has also served as a reviewer in Peer Review and Risk Quality Reviews of audit engagements with a focus on not-for-profit institutions. Amish is an active contributor to Friedman’s Nonprofit Advisor newsletter. Affiliations •American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Member, Peer Reviewer, Conference Speaker) •New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Member, Not-for-Profit Committee) •New York Society of Association Executives (Board Member) •DFK International, Chair, Not-for-Profit Committee •Long Island Community Foundation (Member, Professional Advisory Committee)


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Does your Organization’s internal controls instill confidence and comfort that risk is being appropriately managed? It is essential that not-for-profit organizations maintain effective internal More