People

Mark Bednarz

Partner

Mark Bednarz

As a trusted advisor, my goal is understand our client’s unique internal and external risk factors and provide guidance in the development of a culture and program for taking risk-reward perspective to decision making.

Mark Bednarz is a Partner in PKF O’Connor Davies Risk Advisory Group. He combines more than twenty years of public accounting and Fortune 500 experience and an expertise in attestation and consulting services for a variety of financial service clients including banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, fund of funds, family offices, fund administrators and registered investment advisors.

Mark’s extensive experience includes internal audit, business reengineering, forensic accounting, Oracle implementations, FINRA, NFA, and SEC compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley consulting, IT audits and governance, service organization control reporting (SOC) attestations and risk assessments.

He is a frequent presenter and training evaluator for several professional organizations related to Governance, Risk and Compliance. He has also served as an author and contributing editor to articles that appear newsletters and publications as well as conducted webinars.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • SIFMA Internal Audit Society
  • Institute of Internal Auditors

Accreditations

  • Certified Public Accountant in New York and New Jersey
  • Certificate Information Systems Auditor
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Education