PKF O’Connor Davies Hires Ari Rothkopf as Partner

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Accomplished leader to enhance Firm’s Health Care practice

“Ari’s successful career servicing the health care and not-for-profit sectors is rooted in an approach that always keeps clients and their business goals top of mind,” said Keith Solomon, Co-Lead Partner of PKF O'Connor Davies' Health Care Practice.

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax, and advisory firms, announced today that it has hired Ari Rothkopf to serve as Partner in the Firm’s Health Care practice. Rothkopf, who will work out of the Firm’s Cranford, NJ, office, brings over 25 years of public accounting and audit experience to one of the Firm’s fastest-growing practice areas.

“Ari’s successful career servicing the health care and not-for-profit sectors is rooted in an approach that always keeps clients and their business goals top of mind,” said Keith Solomon, Co-Lead Partner of the Firm’s Health Care Practice. “As the health care industry continues to expand and transform, Ari’s expertise and alignment with our focus on solving our clients’ most pressing business needs will make him a valuable addition to our team.”

Rothkopf has extensive experience managing audits for a broad range of health care entities, including health systems, managed care plans, nursing homes, assisted living programs, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), diagnostic and treatment centers, and certified home health agencies. His professional expertise includes Uniform Guidance/Single audits, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) audits, cost reports, and internal control design. He has also applied his accounting and audit experience to a number of not-for-profit clients.

“Over the years, I’ve remained focused on providing high-touch, hands-on service that helps clients meet their strategic business goals,” said Rothkopf. “As the Health Care practice’s newest member, I’m excited to join a terrific team and start collaborating on strategies and solutions to meet the unique challenges faced by our clients.”

Rothkopf is a frequent lecturer on technical and general financial issues affecting clients. His presentations have covered topics such as Single Audit requirements under Uniform Guidance, audits of FQHCs, certification of cost reports, accounting updates, and HUD’s quality assurance review. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Touro College, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of New York and New Jersey. His professional affiliations include memberships in the Healthcare Financial Management Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York State Society of CPAs, where he serves as a Member of its Health Care Committee.

PKF O’Connor Davies has 14 offices in six states and continues to expand through organic growth and acquisitions on the East Coast. It has supported this growth with a strategic combination of promoting from within coupled with tactical external hires.

About PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, 14 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Florida, and Rhode Island and more than 900 professionals led by over 100 partners, the Firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax, and management advisory services.

PKF O’Connor Davies is a top-ranked firm, according to Accounting Today’s 2020 “Top 100 Firms” list, and was recently recognized as one of “America’s Best Tax Firms” by Forbes. In additional 2021 rankings, PKF O'Connor Davies was named one of Vault's Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America, and ranked among the top 50 most prestigious accounting firms in America in a complementary Vault survey. The Firm is the 12th largest accounting firm in the New York Metropolitan area, according to Crain’s New York Business, and the 10th top accounting firm in New Jersey according to NJBiz’s 2019 rankings.

PKF O’Connor Davies is enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and has central memberships in the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC), Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC), and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

By consistently delivering proactive, thorough, and efficient service, PKF O'Connor Davies has built long-lasting, valuable relationships with its clients. Partners are closely involved in the day-to-day management of engagements, ensuring a high degree of client service and cost effectiveness. The Firm’s seasoned professional staff members employ a team approach to all engagements to provide clients with the utmost quality and timely services aimed at helping them succeed. Continuity of staffing and attention to detail in all client engagements make the Firm stand out among its competitors.

PKF O’Connor Davies is the lead North American representative of the international association of PKF member firms. PKF International is a network of legally independent member firms providing accounting, tax, and business advisory services in over 400 locations in 150 countries around the world. With its tradition, experience, and focus on the future, PKF O’Connor Davies is ready to help clients meet today’s ever-changing economic conditions and manage the growing complexities of the regulatory environment. For more information, visit http://www.PKFOD.com.

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