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  Jay Parke, CPA

 

 

Jay Parke, CPA, CGFM

Partner

Audit partner Jay Parke has been in public accounting since 1998, providing audit, accounting, consulting and forensic accounting services to clients in all major economic sectors.

In particular, not-for-profit entities and county, municipal and tribal governments benefit from Jay’s extensive experience and personal attention in managing major engagements for large clients in those sectors. He has assisted in developing the annual single audit training program for a national CPA firm, and he meets all “Yellow Book” audit requirements (Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards [GAGAS]).

Not-for-Profit Entities

Jay provides services to several prominent Arizona not-for-profit entities, including:

  • major trade associations

  • charitable foundations

  • charter schools

  • private industry councils

  • private post-secondary schools

  • health and welfare organizations

Local Governments

For the public sector, Jay has managed the audits of some of Arizona’s largest counties and tribal governments, as well as a variety of municipalities, state agencies, fire districts and special-purpose government entities.

Private Sector

Jay’s experience in serving for-profit clients includes:

  • manufacturing

  • real estate

  • construction

  • financial services

  • health care

  • agriculture

  • high-tech

  • hospitality

low income housing

Jay provides services to organizations that administer Low Income Housing Tax Credit programs. He is a Certified Low Income Tax Credit Compliance specialist and has extensive experience in performing federal award compliance audits.

Articles

Internal Control Considerations for Not-for-Profits,” December 2012

Not-for-Profit Board Governance Considerations,” April 2012

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)

Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

Education

B.S., Accounting, Central Washington University