Events Search
  Summary & Check Out (0)
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Live Webcast

Accounting & Auditing Standards Interest Group Meeting & Technical Session (E2104018)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Registration: 9:00 AM EDT


Microsoft Teams

1.0 CPE Credits in AA


For members Only. Join the Accounting & Auditing Standards Interest Group Meeting and Technical Session


1.5 CPE Credits offered


Call-in option: 609-236-8695 access code 569 086 472

No CPE offered for Call-in




Laura Crowley

Laura M. Crowley, CPA, MBA


Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

Laura M. Crowley, CPA, MBA., is a manager at Citrin Cooperman and specializes in audit, accounting and advisory services for the financial services, hospitality, employee benefit and manufacturing industries.

Laura is known for her leadership and dedication to a variety of causes, including the Girl Scouts of New Jersey. In this capacity, she is a national winner of prestigious awards including the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey – Dedicated Leader Award, the Volunteer of Excellence Award, the Appreciation pin and the President’s Award for her service unit team. In addition, she is a Gold Award advisor for two girls. At the NJCPA, she is a member of numerous committees, including Accounting & Auditing, the International Accounting Standards Work Group, FASB Accounting Standards Work Group, and the Nonprofit Interest Group. In addition, she was a 2016 “Women of Note” Honoree.

She is an active member of the NJCPA Accounting & Auditing Standards Interest Group and can be reached at or 973-218-0500.

Susan Firriolo

Susan Firriolo, CPA, CISA


Pet Rescue 990 Project

Susan Firriolo, CPA.CITP, CGMA, CISA, is the owner of Tax Correspondence Service, Inc. She is the incoming leader of the Technology Work Group for the NJCPA Accounting & Auditing Standards Interest Group. She is also a member of several other NJCPA interest groups, including the Emerging Technologies Interest Group (#NJCPATech) and the Federal Taxation Interest Group. She can be reached at

Michael Gilchrist

Michael Gilchrist, CPA

Sr. Manager


Michael Gilchrist, CPA, is a senior manager at RotenbergMeril servicing closely held businesses and their owners. He manages the firms' employee benefit plan audits. With over thirty years of diverse experience in public accounting and private industry, he is able to provide clients with comprehensive and expert client service. Michael serves on the NJCPA Accounting and Auditing Interest Group as the Employee Benefit Plan Subcommittee Chairman and as a Director of the Morris / Sussex Chapter Board of Trustees. He is involved with many community organizations and is a graduate of Seton Hall University.

Michael Kaplan

Michael S. Kaplan, CPA


Smolin, Lupin & Co., P.A.

Michael Kaplan is a Director of A&A at Smolin, Lupin & Co. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and New York, accredited in assisting clients with their annual audit requirements in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, life sciences, construction, real estate, broadcasting, retail, restaurants, apparel, publishing, software, technology and professional services. He has practiced public accounting for more than 20 years.

Michael is dedicated to serving his clients. He has also served both public and private clients with audits of their employee benefit plans, including 401(k)’s, 403(b)’s, 11K’s, and health and welfare benefit plans. He has been a speaker on employee benefit plans and had presented on national webcasts, at seminars and at Certified Professional Education courses. In addition, he has written articles on various employee benefit plan topics. 

Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Michael is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He practices out of the Fairfield, New Jersey office.

Jay Levine

Jay L. Levine, CPA


Prager Metis CPAs, LLC

Jay Levine, CPA, is a partner with LFL Veritas, LLC in Teaneck and Princeton and heads the Accounting and Auditing services for the firm. He provides expert advice to clients on accounting, business and system design issues and specializes in providing advisory services to closely held businesses. He focuses on clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, advertising, wholesale and distribution on individually tailored “beyond the numbers” approaches to help them maximize their potential and profits. He is a member of the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He often speaks to accounting and professional groups on a variety of business and accounting issues. As an advocate and advisor to small privately held companies he continues to stay abreast of accounting trends that affect the smaller firm. He has a B.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University.

June Toth

June M. Toth, CPA, CFF, CITP, CGMA

Managing Member

ZBT Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC

June M. Toth, CPA, CFF, CITP is the managing member of ZBT Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC in Clark, NJ. June has over 20 years of experience in public accounting. Services she performs include forensic and litigation engagements for contested estates, shareholder disputes, preparation of economic damage reports, and expert witness testimony, individual and business taxation (multistate), estate/fiduciary accounting/taxation, nonprofit information returns, management consulting, litigation support/forensic accounting, compilations, reviews, and audits. Ms. Toth enhances her technical knowledge by active participation in NJCPA interest groups as well as performing Peer Reviews and inspections/engagement quality reviews for other CPA firms.

June is a NJ licensed CPA and received her CFF designation. She is also Certified Part 36 in NY. June is a frequent lecturer presenting on various topics to groups throughout NJ. She is a member of both the AICPA and NJCPA where she is active on various technical groups. Her clients include franchises, service and wholesale industries, multistate entities, nonprofits, estates/guardianships and litigation support/forensic accounting.

She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Robert Valas

Robert J. Valas, CPA/ABV, CFE, CGMA


Cullari Carrico LLC

Robert J. Valas is an accounting and finance professional with extensive experience providing audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to clients in diverse industries ranging from Fortune 500 to closely-held middle market companies.

Robert is a graduate of Pace University and has his masters from St Peters University.

Paula Young

Paula M. Young, CPA

Partner, Professional Practice Group

EisnerAmper LLP

Paula M. Young is a principal in the Audit & Assurance department of Amper, Politziner & Mattia with over 15 years experience with the firm. Ms. Young is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and New Jersey. She is a graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a minor in mathematics. Ms. Young has serviced both public and private companies throughout her career in various industries including, supermarkets, cooperatives, biotechnology, franchises, construction contractors, leasing and marketing companies as well as many manufacturers and distributors. She also has experience in SEC compliance and reporting requirements. As a member of the quality assurance department, Ms. Young spends the majority of her time performing quality reviews, research and technical consultation to all offices. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants where she is also a member of the Accounting & Auditing Standards Interest Group.


$0.00 - Member

$50.00 - Nonmember

Pre-Registration Closed

Online pre-registration for this event is now closed.


Remind me to register

Print a registration form