Citrin Cooperman, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, is pleased to announce Scott Derco, CPA, CCIFP, has been elected president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).
Scott is a director in the Firm’s Livingston, NJ office and the practice co-leader of the Construction Services Practice. Scott has been on the CFMA board of directors since 2011 and has served the last two years as the New Jersey Chapter’s Vice President.
With more than 20 years of experience providing assurance, tax, and consulting to construction clients, Scott specializes in strategic financial and tax planning for companies and their stockholders. Scott also holds the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional designation (CCIFP) which is the only certification for construction financial professionals and is endorsed by industry-leading organizations like ASA, CFMA, CICPAC, IRMI, NASBP and others. This certification provides the construction industry with a third-party verification of an individual’s knowledge, which is essential to ethical financial management in today’s complex construction industry.
The CFMA is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today's construction industry financial professionals. CFMA's General Members represent all types of contractors, including general contractors and specialty trades, as well as developers, construction managers, architects, engineers, material and equipment suppliers. Associate Members include professionals in the accounting, insurance, surety, software, legal, and banking industries, as well as any other specialist who serves in the construction industry. With over 7,000 members in 92 chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada, CFMA offers local workshops, seminars, and programs that complement member services provided by CFMA Headquarters in Princeton, NJ.