Danielle Russo, CPA
Danielle Russo, a director in the firm’s New York City office, brings more than 10 years of experience in performing and managing audits, reviews, and compilations for a variety of industries. Danielle specializes in manufacturing and distribution, employee benefit plans, film production incentives and has experience working with a diverse range of clients in consumer goods and service businesses.
Danielle has extensive experience auditing financial statements for manufacturing and distribution clients, including companies with foreign operations and an international presence. As an audit specialist, Danielle helps her clients develop strategies and analyze internal efficiencies and reporting processes to significantly improve them.
Danielle assists in leading the firm's Film Production Tax Incentives Practice. She provides specialized expertise in navigating audit and agreed upon procedures requirements to assist independent filmmakers and major film and television studios leverage film tax credits. Danielle and her team of trained professionals provide superior service in an efficient and timely manner to quickly turn around CPA reports to obtain credit certificates in several states, including but not limited to California, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Mexico.
In addition, Danielle has extensive experience auditing single-employer and multi-employer defined contribution 401(k) plans. She is an industry expert who understands the complex regulatory and reporting requirements for these plans. Danielle guides employee benefit plan sponsors to ensure they are operating according to fiduciary requirements, updated regulations, and plan documents and amendments.
Danielle is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is also an active member of the firm’s Women's Initiative, Film Production Tax Incentives, and Employee Benefits Committees. Danielle is an active therapy dog handler and volunteer that visits special education classrooms and children’s hospitals in the metropolitan area.
Education & Licenses
Danielle earned her B.S. in Accounting and Finance at Manhattan College. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.