Focus on what counts

Harry W. Carpenter, CPA

Partner

hcarpenter@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Delaware

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” — Henry Ford

Harry Carpenter is a partner based in the firm’s Livingston, New Jersey office, with almost 20 years of experience. He specializes in audits, reviews, compilations, and consultation on general accounting, business strategy, operations, budgeting, and internal controls. He also provides litigation support and forensic accounting services.

Experience

Harry is a CPA, providing a wide variety of accounting, audit, and consulting services to private clients in a number of specialized industries, including the emerging cannabis industry, manufacturing and distribution, staffing, real estate, construction, architecture and engineering, and life sciences. Harry specializes in audits, reviews, compilations, and consultation on general accounting, business strategy, operations, budgeting and forecasts, and internal controls. Harry was recently named one of New Jersey’s “Top 24” CPAs in the state, in NJBiz magazine’s Inaugural Vanguard series, published in February 2019.

Harry serves as the New Jersey Practice Leader for the firm’s Cannabis Advisory Services Practice. Due to his specialized knowledge in cannabis industry-related business issues, he has been a featured speaker and panelist at some of the industry’s foremost events. Additionally, Harry is one of the co-leaders and co-founders of the firm's Rainmakers Program and participates significantly on the firm’s Scholarship, Campus Recruiting, Staffing, and various other firm committees and initiatives.

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman in 2012, Harry served as audit senior manager at a Big 4 accounting firm supervising approximately 25 staff annually on audits, reviews, and special projects. While at this firm, Harry was the senior manager in charge of the firm’s New Jersey Summer Mentor Program, chairman of the Social and Networking Committee, a counselor and a mentor to junior-level staff, an employee training facilitator, and lead ambassador for community service.

Harry is featured in Citrin Cooperman’s Focus on What Counts: Focus on Your Life video.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Delaware

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey

Presentations & Publications
Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Member, Board of Trustees of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) – New Jersey Metro Chapter

Chairman, Board of Trustees of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) Community Engagement Committee

Co-Chairman, New Jersey Rainmakers Program

Director-in-Charge, New Jersey-based firm activities