Roseland, NJ and Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012
Rothstein Kass (http://www.rkco.com), a leading professional services provider, today announced that Andrew Bentley has joined the firm as a Principal and the leader of the Tax Practice in its soon-to-be-opened Boston Office. Mr. Bentley brings more than 14 years of “Big Four” public accounting experience to the team, with a specialization in the taxation of alternative investments. He is the latest high-profile addition for Rothstein Kass in Boston, where the firm expects to have more than 30 professionals when it officially opens an office in the fall.
In his role at Rothstein Kass, Mr. Bentley is responsible for providing tax expertise to the firm’s Boston-based clients and is also responsible for business development as it relates to the tax practice. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bentley served as Director of Financial Services Tax at PwC. He has extensive experience with alternative investment vehicle allocations, having worked with a broad spectrum of clients including hedge funds, private equity funds, CDO and special opportunity funds.
“Andrew is widely recognized as an expert in alternative investment tax issues and he is exactly the kind of top-notch talent we’re adding as we build out our Boston office,” said Jeffrey Somers, Principal and Head of the Boston Office at Rothstein Kass. “Andrew not only has deep technical expertise but also very strong relationships within the alternative investments community that will be invaluable to our clients in Boston and beyond. We are excited to have someone like Andrew on our team and even more excited to move aggressively into the Boston area as we continue to build out our national footprint.”
Mr. Bentley is the co-founder and has served as co-chairperson of the Alternative Investments Committee of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). He has also been actively involved with the Massachusetts Working Group of the Managed Funds Association (MFA). Mr. Bentley has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and marketing from Boston College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.
“Rothstein Kass has established itself as a destination for some of the top minds in the alternative investments space not only because of the quality of its work but because of the unique qualities of its culture,” said Mr. Bentley. “It has gained an unmatched reputation as a firm that truly values collaboration with each other and with clients, while continually pushing for better answers. I am excited to be a part of the growth of this organization and excited to offer a new level of service for Boston-area clients.”
About Rothstein Kass:
Rothstein Kass is a premier professional services firm that has served privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families, for more than 50 years. As trusted advisors to our clients, Rothstein Kass provides accounting, auditing and tax services, as well as a full array of integrated services, to clients across industry spectrums and in all stages of organizational development. At the core of Rothstein Kass’ remarkable success lies our commitment to hiring, developing and retaining employees that represent an entrepreneurial spirit mirroring that of the sophisticated business and financial services communities that we serve.