Focus on what counts

Jenny E. Herrera, CPA, CGMA

Partner

jherrera@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, George Mason University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia

Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Industries

“I build a close relationship with my clients to better understand their needs. I strive to become their business partner and to communicate practical solutions to complex financial matters.”

Jenny Herrera is a partner in the firm's DC Metro office, with over 30 years of public accounting experience. She is responsible for the auditing and accounting services, inclusive of a broad range of consulting and management advisory services of not-for-profit clients, specifically those with grant funding and global operations.

Experience

Jenny's experience includes extensive involvement with financial statement audits, internal and operational controls, management structure, business process and procedures, unrelated business income tax, and compliance with government regulations under the OMB Uniform Grant Guidance. She facilitated the restructuring of clients' accounting departments, software conversions, design and implementation of new policies, and has served as an interim and permanent CFO for various outsource accounting engagements. 

Jenny began her career by working for an international public accounting firm. Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Jenny was a shareholder at a Washington D.C based accounting firm.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, George Mason University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia

Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Honors & Awards

2019 AICPA/GWSCPA Women to Watch, Experience Leader Awardee 

2019 George Mason University Business School Alumna of the Year Awardee

2018 George Mason University School of Business Service Awardee

Presentations & Publications

Jenny is a frequent speaker and presenter on a variety of topics specifically related to the issues and concerns facing not-for-profit organizations.

Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member of the Governing Council

Member of the National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Inclusion Champion

Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA)

Past Board of Governors, Past President, Executive Committee member

Past Chair, Council of Past Presidents

Past Chair, Nominating Committee

Past Chair - Scholarship Committee

Committee member - Membership, Women's Leadership, and NPO Committees 

Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Pro-Bono Committee Member

Northern Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Past Board of Directors Member 

George Mason University School of Business Accounting Advisory Council

Past Board Chair

George Mason University's Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi

Honorary Member

Community Involvement

Girl Scouts Council of the Nation's Capital

Board Member, (Audit Committee, Governance Committee)

George Mason University Foundation

Board of Trustees and Member of the Executive Committee

Audit Committee Chair

“I build a close relationship with my clients to better understand their needs. I strive to become their business partner and to communicate practical solutions to complex financial matters.”

Industries