Press Release: Cerini & Associates, LLP Welcomes New Hires – November 2021

Press Release: Cerini & Associates, LLP Welcomes New Hires – November 2021

Contact: Kelli-Anne Cerini
Marketing Coordinator
Cerini & Associates, LLP
P: 631-582-1600 ext. 401


November 5, 2021 – Bohemia, NY – Cerini & Associates, LLP, a leading audit, tax, and business advisory firm serving the tri-state area, further expands its growth with the New Hires of Justin Gutmann Tax Senior, Alexa Cassara Audit Senior, and Nicole VanAllen Audit Staff. This increases C&A’s staff to 64 individuals.

Justin Gutmann joins Cerini & Associates’ tax staff as a Senior Accountant, with 7 years of prior public tax experience. Justin provides a full suite of tax and business advisory services to his clients including accounting assistance, tax compliance and planning, financial analysis, and business advice.

Alexa Cassara joins Cerini & Associates’ audit and consulting staff as a Senior Auditor, a position she held at one of the big four accounting firms before joining C&A. Alexa will be focused on working with C&A’s nonprofit and educational facilities to assist them with tightening controls, improving operations, and ensuring strong compliance.

Nicole VanAllen also joins Cerini & Associates’ audit staff with 7 years of prior experience in public accounting. Nicole brings with her a diverse client background including nonprofits and pension audits, which will enable her to provide responsive, hands-on service to each of her clients.

“We are thrilled to be able to continue to add top notch talent to our staff,” said Ken Cerini, Managing Partner at Cerini & Associates, LLP. “After all, our clients are looking for the best and the brightest in the accounting field, and Justin, Alexa, and Nicole provide us with more ways we can be impactful and provide value to each of our clients.”

We welcome these new members to our growing Cerini team.


About Cerini & Associates, LLP

Cerini & Associates, LLP is a full-service accounting firm celebrating twenty-seven years of excellence in leading-edge accounting and auditing services. With over sixty employees, seven partners, and a foundation built on value-added ideas and integrity, C&A serves many industries, including healthcare, nonprofit, education, school districts, technology, contractors, and an array of mid-sized businesses (including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, et al.). C&A’s services include, but are not limited to: accounting and auditing; tax compliance and business advisory; tax controversy defense and support; litigation support; mergers and acquisitions; internal audit; and operational and internal control reviews.

C&A’s staff takes pride in the quality of its work and operates with the technical ability of a much larger firm. C&A is also proud to have received an unqualified opinion during its last tri-annual peer review. The firm is affiliated with many professional organizations, including the: New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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