Matthew Burke

Matthew Burke, CPA, CFE



(631) 582-1600 x214

Professional Experience:

Matt specializes in providing Cerini and Associates’ diverse array of midsized business clientele and nonprofit organizations with valuable consulting and assurance services. He prides himself on value-added, responsive, and innovative service to his clients; with a focus on forward-thinking and creative solutions. Matt has more than seventeen years of experience with many types of complex accounting, auditing, compliance, and general business matters that impact entrepreneurial, established, and nonprofit businesses.

Matt believes that it is important to not just serve his clients, but also to educate them. To this end, he regularly speaks at internal trainings, is featured in many of the Firm’s newsletters, and provides relevant blog postings. Matt has written Practice Insights for Lexis Nexis’ tax research platform, has been published in Building Long Island Magazine, and has been published in the 2010 Who’s Who in Accounting and 2012 Who’s Who in Auditing for Long Island Business News.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Operational and internal controls reviews
  • Outsourced controller/CFO functions
  • Merger and acquisition due diligence
  • Creation of policy and procedure manuals
  • Feasibility studies and budgeting
  • Breakeven and cash flow analyses
  • Performance of valuable compilations and independent reviews
  • Financial projections, forecasting, and modeling
  • Forensic examinations
  • Expense reduction analysis
  • Grant compliance audits and services
  • Tax-exemption applications
  • Audits and preparation of New York State CFR’s, AHCF-1’s, and CAFR’s

Key Clients:

  • Nonprofit organizations (mental health, housing, religious organizations, et al)
  • Start-up entities
  • Technology-based companies (software providers, IT servicers, SaaS providers, et al)
  • Construction contractors
  • Healthcare providers (mental health, home health care, physician practices, et al)
  • Wineries (producers, farming, and distribution)
  • Manufacturers and distributors
  • Cemeteries and Synagogues

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • The Forensic CPA Society
  • Small Business Advisory Committee of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce
  • Associate Member of the Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI)

Licenses & Certifications:


Matt is a graduate from Long Island University – C.W. Post Campus with a BS in Accounting.