Alexander K. Buchholz

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC

Alexander Buchholz

"By working together with our clients and listening to their needs, I encourage them to communicate their concerns to me. I want them to consider me a trusted professional on whom they can rely."

Alexander Buchholz has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting, including with a “Big Four” accounting firm. He is also the Practice Leader of the Firm’s Cemetery Division.

Alex is responsible for the development of the audit approach as well as supervision of staff. Additionally, he is responsible for managing the audit so that it is performed on a timely basis with as little intrusion to client operations as possible.

Alex’s expertise is in Single Audits and internal control/compliance audits. His industry experience is in healthcare and Not-for-Profit entities, including skilled nursing facilities, social service agencies, charter schools, diagnostic and treatment centers, home care service entities, adult homes and other long-term care facilities as well as special needs entities and cemeteries. Alex also serves as a peer reviewer.

Alex is also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College and Lehman College of the City University of New York in the Department of Accounting where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting and auditing.

He conducts internal training seminars for the Firm and frequently speaks to outside organizations and associations. Alex is also a former member of the Firm’s continuing professional education (CPE) committee, with special emphasis on Single Audit training. He also writes various articles on accounting and auditing topics for a variety of professional publications.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Former Chair – Academic Advancement of Higher Education
    • Former Member and Chair – Health Care Committee
    • Former Member – Not-for-Profit Committee
  • Former Member, Foundation for Accounting Education
  • National Conference of CPA Practitioners
  • New York State Association of Cemeteries
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
    • Nonprofit Interest Group
  • Metropolitan Cemetery Association
  • New Jersey Cemetery Association
  • Board Member, St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children
  • Board Member, New York State Board of Public Accountancy


  • Certified Public Accountant (New York, District of Columbia)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)


  • Baruch College, Master of Business Administration degree in Finance & Investments
  • Brooklyn College, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (Magna cum laude)