People

Susan M. Barossi

Partner

Susan Barossi

As a partner and leader in our governmental entities and not-for-profit practices, I am dedicated to being completely accessible to clients. My goal is to provide hands-on advice and expertise when they need it most.

Susan M. Barossi is a Partner of the Firm and has more than 35 years of experience in public accounting. She is known industry-wide as an expert in all aspects of accounting, auditing and consulting, inclusive of conducting Uniform Guidance peer reviews, and has specialized knowledge of government entities, not-for-profit organizations, higher education institutions and other public sector industries. Susan regularly receives recognition for her skill in conducting Uniform Guidance (formerly OMB Circular A-133) and program-specific audits.

Beyond her role with PKF O’Connor Davies, Susan actively contributes to her community through a number of not-for-profit board positions. She is currently an active member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). There, she was formerly Vice President and presently serves on the Ethics Committee, the Government Accounting and Audit Committee and Public Schools Committee. Susan is also particularly enthusiastic about her involvement as a Board Member and Finance Committee Member of Gilda’s Club Westchester, which provides resources and support to cancer patients and their families.

Susan is a former member of the Board and Finance Committee of RiverArts. Now in its 54th year, this non-profit arts organization services the Rivertown communities in Westchester County. Through its programs and events, it strives to make the arts a part of everyday life in the Rivertowns.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Former Vice President
    • Present Member, Professional Ethics Committee
    • Former Member, Finance Committee
    • Present Member, Former Chair, Government Accounting and Audit Committee
    • Present Member, Former Chair, Public Schools Committee
  • New York State Government Finance Officers Association
  • International Association of School Business Officials
  • New York State Association of School Business Officials
  • Board and Finance Committee Member, Gilda’s Club of Westchester

Accreditations

  • Certified Public Accountant (New York)

Education

  • Iona College, Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting