Czarnowski & Beer LLP – A Leading New York Accounting Firm
Recognized as one of New York’s top accounting firms representing cooperatives and condominiums, Czarnowski & Beer LLP provides a full range of services. Conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan, the firm offers its superior reporting and advisement services in both traditional and non-traditional areas of auditing and tax to a broad-based clientele.
Confirmed by a triennial peer review process, Czarnowski & Beer LLP works to stay current on industry issues while following U.S. Government and AICPA Standards of Practice utilizing exceptional in-house quality-control standards. This enables our highly-trained and experienced staff, along with important firm principal involvement, to offer your cooperative or condominium numerous suggestions and strategies, and resolve any questions you may have concerning the financial aspects of your organization! Czarnowski & Beer LLP strives for the highest client satisfaction in that our clients’ well-being and our service to those clients are the focus of all our endeavors.
By remaining active within the real estate industry, Czarnowski & Beer LLP provides numerous resources to professional journals and real estate industry publications, as well as tools and work aids for the operation of your organization. The firm participates with governmental task forces on cooperative and condominium issues, local board member education organizations, such as The Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums, as well as several other industry-based organizations.
Stephen W. Beer
CPA, PFS, CCSA, Partner
Stephen Beer has been practicing in the tax, accounting, and consulting industry for thirty years. Throughout his career, he has serviced a diversified clientele, including numerous not-for-profit organizations, as well as single property holding companies, to multi-faceted operating companies. His attention remains focused in the areas of auditing, consultation, and fraud detection. Stephen prefers to remain involved when he is the engagement partner to personally supervise the engagement team both in our office and in the field. He has maintained a license to practice in the State of New York since 1988 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Stephen has been an active member of a variety of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ committees. His participation has most notably included serving as the Chairman of the Publications and Articles subcommittee. Additionally, Stephen writes articles for professional publications, speaks at guest lectures and sponsor seminars, and teaches continuing education classes, as well as offer important education material to allow volunteer board members to enhance their skills in these niche industries.
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John Ardouny is a Certified Public Accountant and has been a part of Czarnowski & Beer LLP for over six years. John has over thirty years’ experience in the real estate industry including eleven years working at management companies, which lends a great deal to the operations of this firm as it specializes in audits and tax return preparation for cooperatives and condominiums. John is responsible for reviewing audits, financial statements, and tax returns. In addition, John not only is a partner within the firm but serves as a supervisor and is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
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Avi Zanjirian has been a valued member of Czarnowski & Beer LLP since 2007. As Audit Manager, Avi oversees the Audit Staff and is heavily involved in each client’s audit process. Avi’s skill set allows for the enhancement of the firm’s audit engagements and his friendly nature makes rapport-building with firm clientele effortless. In addition to Avi ensuring that all current procedures and standards are followed, his stellar ability as a mentor improves the performance of his team. Avi is a graduate of Queens College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and contributing to various charitable organizations in his community.
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Director of Operations
Czarnowski & Beer LLP welcomed Julie DiVita to its team in 2013. As Director of Operations, Julie leads the Administration Department as well as monitors the productivity of the staff as a whole and the firm’s deadlines. Julie’s considerable investigative and legal experience lends greatly to her ability to stay current with new procedures and laws, create development strategies, and has enabled her to create more of a structure to our business processes, especially in the Human Resources and Personnel Departments. In addition, due to Julie’s creative background, she was selected to launch and maintain the firm’s marketing campaign. Julie’s significant management skills and her personable disposition promotes organizational effectiveness and change. She motivates our staff both on an individual and team level.
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Our most important tasks are to offer a framework of protection for our clients, minimize taxes and costs, enhance revenue and personal tax aspects, and produce and deliver value and accuracy to our clients.
Throughout the audit process, enhanced procedures, specific to every significant matter with a focus on the important issues encountered, are utilized. As a result, potential problems are identified and your Board becomes safeguarded.
Upon completion of the audit, we provide our clients with organized and comprehensive presentation packages, reflecting previously suggested course of action and the tools necessary to promote the confidence and longevity of your financial operation.
A separate review of each engagement is performed by an independent staff professional. Our practice is structured to provide the draft Financial Statements to you well in advance of your loan covenant requirements and annual meeting.
Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with personalized, quality service and remove the perception of fear that accompanies the word “auditor”. The following areas will give you a better understanding our performance goals. We hope this introduction will give you the confidence to grow into a long-term relationship with Czarnowski & Beer LLP, and frankly, we believe the value and financial success of your building will grow with it.
CNYC Show – 2016
CNYC Show – 2015
Every Fall, Czarnowski & Beer LLP participates in the industry's leading education event, offered by the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums, located at Baruch College. This Sunday event is most commonly frequented by Board Directors and other leading professionals and encourages many to attend over sixty seminars covering a wide range of topics pertaining to building and proprieties.