Cerini & Associates, LLP is a full service accounting firm with a staff of over 40 professionals, four partners and a foundation built on value-added ideas and integrity. We serve many industries, including healthcare, nonprofit, technology, special education, startups, school districts, and construction, among many others. Our services include assurance (auditing and related), tax compliance and audit defense, merger and acquisition support, operational and internal control reviews, labor union defense, and cost report (CFR) consulting and preparation.
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Now - Oct 14th - Inside a Grantmaker's Mind - Win One of Three Grants!: Apply now for this Philanthropy Day session where three not-for-profits will compete for three grants - $2,500, $1,500 or $1,000. Three finalists will have an amazing opportunity to present their “ask” in front of a panel of Long Island’s leading funders. If you ever wanted to get in front of these funders, now’s your chance:
- Sol Marie Alfonso-Jones, Senior Program Officer, Long Island Community Foundation
- Lawrence Bernstein, Executive Director, The Lawrence Foundation
- Kenneth R. Cerini, CPA, CFP, D.A.B.F.A., Managing Partner, Cerini and Associates LLP; Founder, The Long Island Imagine Awards
- Marian Conway, Executive Director, NYCB Foundation
- Peter J. Klein, CFA, CAP, President, The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation
Oct 27th | 8am-10:30am – Non-Profit Board Member Training: Complimentary breakfast seminar for board members only. Training topics will include actionable strategies, understanding duties, government regulations, member role vs. CEO role, measuring effectiveness and more. Webinar options available. Register here!
Now - Nov 28th - Long Island Imagine Awards Applications: Calling all Long Island nonprofits! Your organization has a chance to win a free promotional video and a $5,000 grant! Apply here!
- Melissa Sandler, Controller
Cerini & Associates has provided consulting services to our early education program for several years. They have an expertise in the industry that cannot be matched. We are consistently pleased with the quality of service and the knowledge of all members of the team. They are always responsive to our needs and have helped us to make important financial and...
St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children
- Dan Boehm, Director of Finance
“The difficulties of running a not for profit are tough enough, especially in this post-recession climate. The problems can seem insurmountable. In the time we’ve engaged Cerini and Associates they’ve been able to help clear the cobwebs, shine the light on our concerns, and map a future for us as an institution, a not for profit, and as a top...
Cradle of Aviation Museum
- Dr. Cary M Golub
“I have been a client of Cerini and Associates for over a decade now. I have found them to be most knowledgeable about my needs as a solo medical practitioner and they are always available to answer any questions I have. I look forward to continuing my professional relationship with them for many years to come.”
Cary M. Golub, DPM
- Dara L. Gary, CPA
Cerini and Associates conveys a high level of professionalism, knowledge and thoroughness to each engagement. They inspire confidence, assisting us to sustain our organization’s financial stability. The diversity of their talent offers the necessary resource and complement to each initiative. The Cerini team is to be commended as industry leaders and trusted business partners.
Vice President Strategic Partnerships and Business Development Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
- Jo-Anne Johnson, Senior Accountant
Cerini & Associates have been our accountants since 2009. Their partners, tax department, and auditors, have all played a part in preparing and examining our financial records and tax returns. They have provided a high level of professionalism and accuracy to understanding the uniqueness of our company and showing appreciation for us as clients. I really enjoy working with Carissa...
Young Equipment Sales, Inc
- Rob Raich, Board Director
Cerini have been trusted advisers and partners to our organization. They have offered helpful advice, unvarnished truth, and broad experience. As a non-profit religious institution, Cerini’s experience with similar institutions has been invaluable in our growth and evolution.
Congregation Beth Elohim
- Tatyana Kopyt, Director of Finance Department
We have been very happy with our pension audits over several years already. We are especially grateful for Cerini’s responsiveness, attention to detail and very impressed with their professionalism and organizational skills. Their audits always run smoothly and efficiently. I would highly recommend their services.
Sanctuary for Families
- Assaf Astrinsky, Finance & Operations Director
When our congregation needed to quickly transition to a new accounting firm, Cerini & Associates stepped in and impressed us with their expertise, efficiency, flexibility, professionalism, and friendliness. C & A partners and staff take an interest in our organization providing accounting and financial advice whenever called upon. We look forward to fostering a long and fruitful professional relationship with...
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah