Matt Cromwell

Matt Cromwell

Assurance Partner; Africa Desk Leader


BDO McLean Office



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

Professional Affiliations

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


B.S., Accounting, George Mason University