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Jul 26, 2017

Citrin Cooperman Adds Kurt Simmons, Jr. to Audit Practice

Featuring Kurt Simmons, Jr.

Citrin Cooperman is pleased to announce that Kurt Simmons Jr., CPA, MBA has joined the firm as an audit partner. Simmons will be based out of the firm’s Philadelphia office.  Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Simmons served as an audit senior manager for one of the largest global accounting firms and has vast experience working with clients in various industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, technology, professional services, media and entertainment, and manufacturing.

 “We are thrilled to have Kurt join our audit practice,” said Patricia Cummings, chair of the firm’s Audit and Attest Committee and co-managing partner of Citrin Cooperman’s New York City office.  “We’ve been committed to building a robust capital markets practice with a deep bench of talent and Kurt is a tremendous addition to our team.”

Simmons joins the firm with more than 12 years of accounting and audit experience, advising clients on business and financial matters. His focus has been on audit and consulting services regarding complex private company and SOX 404- integrated audits under IFRS and U.S. GAAP, initial public offerings, and financial due diligence for domestic and international companies.

 “We have amassed incredible talent in our Philadelphia office and we’re very much looking forward to having Kurt join the team,” said Mark Carrow, managing partner of Citrin Cooperman’s Philadelphia office.  “My number one priority is to make sure our loyal clients are well-served and I’m confident Kurt will exceed our expectations.”

Simmons earned his BS in Accounting from LaSalle University and his MBA in Finance from Rider University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the Citrin Cooperman family and looking forward to expanding our brand in the Philadelphia market,” said Simmons.  “This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented, entrepreneurial group at a firm who is committed to client service.”

About Citrin Cooperman: Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, nationally recognized, full-service CPA firms in the United States – currently ranked in the top 25. With over 900 employees and 10 domestic locations along the East Coast, Citrin Cooperman has steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” We enhance the business and personal lives of our clients through our customized approach which includes offering a wide range of attest, assurance, tax, and business advisory services, including valuation and forensic services, across the globe. Citrin Cooperman has deep experience in a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services, franchising, health care, private equity, real estate, and technology. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.