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Matt Cromwell

Assurance Partner; Africa Desk Leader


Executive Summary

Matt is an Assurance partner with extensive experience performing assurance and consulting services within the U.S. and globally for large nonprofit organizations, with a focus on international operations.

Matt's experience includes:

  • Planning, performing, and supervising a wide array of financial statement audits

  • Performing work in over 30 international locations for non-governmental organization (NGO) clients

  • Analyzing internal controls and policies, and writing accounting policies and procedure manuals

  • Interfacing regularly with audit committees, providing both governance insight and commentary on adequacy of the client’s accounting functions

  • Serving organizations with multiple non-profit and for profit entities

  • Performing donor audits for multiple clients with a wide range of deliverables

  • Advising on U.S. government appropriations and related accounting for federal requirements

  • Conducting compliance audits for organizations receiving significant federal funding from many different agencies under the Uniform Guidance

  • Performing and reviewing program specific compliance audits, and agreed-upon procedures engagements

  • Consulting with clients on internal control reviews, policies and procedures manuals, indirect cost analyses, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-122 and A-110 matters, and audits by federal and private grantors.

  • Developing both non-profit and Uniform Guidance training for BDO nationally

  • Speaking frequently on matters related to international non-governmental organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • George Mason University Accounting Advisory Council
  • Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants 30% Club U.S. – Founding member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Past Member, Private Companies Practice Section 
  • Center for Audit Quality – Governing Board Vice Chairman
  • Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Member
  • Global Alliance for Vaccinations and Immunizations – former Board Member and Chair of Audit Committee
  • Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants - Accounting Principles and Nonprofit Committee Member, Past President of the Board of Governors Executive Committee
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Corporate Directors – Governance Fellow
  • Virginia Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wall Street Journal CEO Council

  • B.S., Accounting, George Mason University