Jennifer R. George, CPA

JRGJennifer R. George, CPA
Partner
jgeorge@vddw.com
845.567.9000 Ext. 222

Jennifer joined the firm in 1998 and was admitted as a partner as of January 1, 2013. She is the Director of Compliance for the firm. In this role, she is responsible for the Firm’s Accounting and Auditing quality control, including all auditor’s reports and financial statements that the Firm issues. She performs technical research to determine how new standards will affect the Firm’s clients and the best methods of implementation. She is dedicated to providing our clients with thorough and expert information upon which they can rely. Her experience includes auditing and providing accounting and financial statement preparation assistance for many types of entities, including small to mid-sized commercial clients, non-profit organizations, employee benefit plans, and governmental entities.

Professional/Industry/Community Affiliations:

  • New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) – Statewide Board of Directors, Advisor for Statewide Young CPAs Committee, Financial Accounting Standards Committee, Peer Review Committee
  • Foundation for Accounting Education – Board of Trustees & Curriculum Committee
  • Mid Hudson Chapter of the NYSSCPA – Past President, Treasurer and Chair of Young CPA Committee
  • United Way of Dutchess/Orange – Member of Community Impact Committee & Financial Stability Council
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member, selected to serve on Council
  • McGladrey Alliance – Small Audit Committee

Education:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Master of Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration

Leadership Ulster – Graduate

Practice Emphasis:

  • Consulting Projects – Internal Control Reviews, Efficiency Studies, Policies & Procedures Manuals
  • Speaking Engagements – Accounting and Auditing, Communications
  • Technical Research – Accounting and Auditing Issues
  • Peer Reviews
  • Governmental Audits, including A-133 Single Audits
  • Non-Profit Audits
  • Corporate Audits

Proven Results:

Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
McGladrey Partner Development Program – Graduate
Rainmaker Horizon Award Recipient

Jennifer serves on the McGladrey Alliance Accounting and Auditing Leader Roundtable. This group meets frequently to maintain currency with new standards/initiatives and to share ideas and best practices. She was selected to serve on the McGladrey Small Audit Committee. This committee was formed to redesign McGladrey’s audit template to more appropriately address the needs of smaller, privately held companies. This committee was made up of national experts, McGladrey representatives, and three members of McGladrey alliance firms selected for their knowledge and experience as auditors of small businesses. Jennifer regularly communicates the information discussed in these forums to Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell, LLP’s professional staff members and is the Firm’s resource for accounting and auditing standards and quality control.