Joseph Reinhardt, an audit partner at Berdon LLP and Chair of the Employee Benefit Plan and Labor Union Practice, has more than 35 years of experience in public accounting. He assists clients in strengthening operations, meeting regulatory requirements, and planning for growth and development. His wide array of clients includes employee benefit plans, labor organizations as well as nonprofits, professional service firms, high net worth individuals, and distributors.
His expertise spans:
- Internal controls to ensure compliance
- Infrastructure design
- Operational audits
- Payroll compliance audits
- Financial statement audits
- Compliance reporting including forms 990, 5500, and LM-2
- Expense allocation studies
- Assisting with obtaining financing for operational needs
- Representing clients in Department of Labor, PBGC, and Internal Revenue Service examinations and investigations
- Fraud investigations
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (associate member)
Nonprofit Regional Childcare Center
- Past Member
Mr. Reinhardt has authored several articles on current financial topics that have appeared in various publications, including Benefits Magazine, and has been called upon by the broadcast media to provide expert commentary. He was profiled in the Long Island Business News “Ones To Watch In Accounting” and "Who's Who in Accounting" sections. In addition, he has testified in United States District Court-Eastern Region and has provided expert testimony before the ERISA Advisory Council. He served as a guest speaker at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Annual Conferences.
EDUCATION AND LICENSES
Mr. Reinhardt graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. He is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation of the AICPA.