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, a partner in the firm's Bethesda office, has over 30 years of public accounting experience. She has provided auditing, accounting, and a wide variety of consulting and management advisory services to not-for-profit clients, including those with grant funding and global operations. 

Experience

Jenny's service experience includes financial statement audits, internal and operational controls, management structure, business process and procedures, unrelated business income tax, and compliance with government regulations under the Uniform Grant Guidance.

Jenny has also assisted organizations with the implementation of computerized accounting systems, design and implementation of new policies, and reconstruction of accounts. She has helped in the restructuring of clients’ accounting departments, software conversions, and has served as an interim and permanent CFO for outsource accounting engagements. 

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

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 Governers, Executive Committee member (Past President)

Past Chair, Council of Past Presidents

Past Chair, Nominating Committee

Past Committee Chair - Scholarship

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 Board

Past Board Chair

Community Involvement

Girl Scouts Council of the Nation's Capital

Board Member (Governing and Audit Committees)

George Mason University Foundation

Board of Trustees Member (Audit and Search Committees)

“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