As accounting and auditing standards become more and more complex, Matt leverages a powerful combination of in-depth knowledge and broad-based experience to advise clients and colleagues on their practical implementation. In addition to extensive experience with manufacturers and entities with significant international operations, Matt is a technical advisor for accounting and audit matters for multiple industries and CPA firms across the U.S.
Matt serves on the firm’s Assurance Quality Control Committee, where he works to ensure the firm delivers the highest quality assurance services. He is also a key member of the firm’s manufacturing practice leadership team and a member of the employee benefit audit team.
The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) has selected Matt to serve on the organization’s Accounting and Auditing Committee, which provides recommendations on proposed accounting standard updates as well as implementation guidance to its members. He also speaks on accounting and auditing topics at OSCPA CPE seminars.
Since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Matt works tirelessly as a key leader of Barnes Dennig’s COVID-19 advisory team, becoming a trusted expert on the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). Whether he’s writing on the accounting for PPP loans, presenting on the ever-changing rules, or advising on loan forgiveness strategies, Matt is a valued resource for businesses when they need it most.
A graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Matt also holds his Master’s in Business Administration from Xavier University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Ohio, and he holds membership in the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA). Matt volunteers on the executive committee and as the treasurer for The New School Montessori.