Keith S. Balla

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC

Keith Balla

"No one cares more for my clients than I do, and my clients acknowledge that I deliver exceptional results all the time."

Keith S. Balla has more than 25 years of experience in financial disputes, commercial damage calculations, fraud investigations, contract disputes, operational and efficiency reviews, valuations and business succession planning.

Keith is involved with the Firm’s Government and Business Litigation groups. His in-depth auditing and investigative accounting background extends to clients in both the public and private sectors.

A frequent speaker, Keith shares his forensic investigating knowledge with others and has appeared on several broadcast news segments as an authority on various tax and white-collar crime investigation issues. He is also part of an array of accredited industry and law organizations in New Jersey.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • Past President, New Jersey State Board of Accountancy
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
    • Former Trustee
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Former Mayor, Borough of Watchung, New Jersey
  • Past Treasurer, The Drumthwacket Foundation
  • Past Treasurer, Island Beach State Park Preservation Foundation, Inc.
  • Past Treasurer, SELC District Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
  • Former Board Member, YMCA of Newark, New Jersey
  • Past President, Zion Lutheran Church – Clark, New Jersey
  • Past President, Rotary Club – Newark, New Jersey
  • Former Board Member, Teen Challenge of New Jersey
  • Former Board Member, DARE New Jersey, Inc.
  • Former Board Member, Dora’s Hope


  • Certified Public Accountant (New Jersey, New York)
  • Public School Accountant (New Jersey)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certificate of Eligibility for School Business Administrator
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)