Focus on what counts

Harry W. Carpenter

Partner, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC

Partner, Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

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 and cannabis advisory services practice co-leader based in the firm’s Livingston, New Jersey office, with over 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 recognized on both the 2020 and 2021 NJBIZ "Power 50" Accounting lists, which highlights individuals who make important contributions to the New Jersey business community. He was also named one of New Jersey’s “Top 24” CPAs in the state, in the NJBIZ Inaugural Vanguard series, published in February 2019.

Harry serves as the New Jersey Practice Leader and Co-Chairman 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 - Video 1 and Video 2

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Delaware

Licenses

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

Honors & Awards

2019 Top 24 CPAs - NJBIZ

  • Awarded to 24 people in the accounting profession who are recognized as having made significant contributions to their firms, communities, or the business in general over the past year.

2020 Power 50 Accounting NJBIZ

2021 Power 50 Accounting NJBIZ

  • Awarded to 50 honorees chosen by industry participants and the business community each year for their visibility as accounting professions who are driving New Jersey business; making an impact on the New Jersey economy; and making important contributions to the New Jersey business community.
Presentations & Publications
Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

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

Co-Chairman, New Jersey Rainmakers Program

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