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Laura M. Crowley

Partner, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC

Partner, Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

Experience

Laura Crowley is a partner in the firm’s Livingston, New Jersey office, focusing on serving the needs of middle market business leaders by learning about their business aspirations and translating them into prudent actionable recommendations. Laura excels at understanding and unraveling complex financial accounting and reporting matters, and the business needs that impact them. She brings her extensive network of professionals to solve her clients' biggest challenges with impactful results.

Laura mentors, coaches, and develops the next generation of accounting professionals, within the firm, as well as for outside organizations and clients. Laura leads the manufacturing and distribution industry practice group in New Jersey, and also services clients in the financial services, staffing, franchise, and restaurant and hospitality industries. Laura also oversees attest services for New Jersey. She also works with defined contribution retirement plans.

Laura is passionate about ensuring that the future of the firm and the profession provide for equal opportunity and fairness in the workplace. She demonstrates this through her co-leadership of CC-EDGE, the culture change program to empower gender equality and diversity within the firm.

 

Specialties:

US Audit Standards, US Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Broker-Dealer audits under Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standards, audits of closely held companies in all industries, audits of employee benefit plans.

 

 

CREDENTIALS

Education

Bachelor of Science, International Business and Finance, American University, Kogod School of Business

Master of Business Administration in Accounting, Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business

Certificate in Women as Business Leaders, Syracuse University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey

Honors & Awards

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Ovation Award (2021); Volunteer Award (2018); Women of Note (2016)

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey - Appreciation Pin (2015); Service Unit Bar (2015); Dedicated Leader (2012); Volunteer of Excellence (2009)

Presentations & Publications

"Growth Through Acquisition: Using SPACs and PE to Raise Funds" March 2022, NJCPA Magazine

"The Critical Role of Internal Control Procedures" January 2021, NJ Business Magazine

"Fraud Detection and Deterrence/Security and Internal Controls" January 2021, CPE Training for NJCPA

Citrin Cooperman FINOP Roundtable, Panelist, November 2020

"The Critical Role of Internal Control" NJCPA Magazine, September/October 2020

"Best Practices for Performing a Quality Audit" ICPAS and NJCPA Magazine July/August 2018

"The Dreaded Restatement" NJCPA Magazine March/April 2016

Affiliations

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Leader of the Audit and Accounting Interest Group (2019-2022)
  • Member of the Women's Leadership Forum
  • Member of the Audit Committee

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Global Co-Leader, CC EDGE (Empowering Diversity and Gender Equality) Committee

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