Steven J. Cohen, CPA, CGFM

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To contact, please email: SCOHEN@OCD.COM

Principal

Steven Cohen is a Principal in the Accounting and Auditing Department  and has been with the firm since 1996. Steven specializes in the audits of higher education, government entities, not-for-profit organizations and automobile dealerships. Steven has consulted with numerous organizations to improve their profitability, internal controls structure and compliance with Federal and state laws and regulations.

Steven is a certified governmental financial manager (CGFM). This certification demonstrates his commitment to expanding his knowledge in the highly technical government area. Steven has managed other government audit engagements, including our incurred cost and overhead audits for the Massachusetts Highway Department and Central Artery Tunnel Project (a/k/a “The Big Dig”) and our internal control work for the U.S. Postal Service. Steven has also assisted two of his governmental clients receive the Compressive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) certificate for excellence in financial reporting. In addition, he has presented numerous seminars on various higher education topics at conferences nationwide.

Areas of Expertise

  • Government entities
  • Higher education
  • Automobile dealerships
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Closely-held businesses

Education

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst – Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
  • Bentley University – Master of Science in Corporate Finance

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO)
  • Eastern Association of College & University Business Officers (EACUBO)

Awards and Designations

  • Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM)