Deal expands expertise in Private Clubs, Not-for-Profits, Employee Benefit Plans and Commercial Services.
New York, NY (February 6, 2019) – PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory firms, announced today that Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co. (BFMM), an accounting, consulting and financial services firm based in Providence, RI, has joined the Firm. This is the latest move as part of PKF O’Connor Davies’ ongoing strategic growth initiative focused on expanding the Firm’s geographic reach and strengthening its expertise in key practice areas. The BFMM team brings deep experience in specialized industries, including private clubs, commercial construction and real estate, employee benefit plans and manufacturing and not-for-profit organizations.
“BFMM brings a team of recognized expertise in key areas that complement our professionals and our service offerings very well,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner. “We’ve had the opportunity to work alongside BFMM in a variety of engagements over the years and we’ve seen the quality of their people first-hand. We’re excited those top-notch professionals are now part of PKF O’Connor Davies as we continue to grow the Firm and provide greater value for our clients.”
Four partners and over 20 staff will join the Firm. For over 30 years, BFMM has provided accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to mid- and large-sized organizations offering customized professional solutions.
“PKF O’Connor Davies has a strong reputation for its industry-leading practices and unmatched focus on client service,” said BFMM Managing Partner Ned McCrory. “We’re thrilled to join forces with an established and internationally renowned firm.”
PKF O’Connor Davies will now have 11 offices in five states as it 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, 11 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland and Rhode Island and more than 800 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 2018 “Top 100 Firms” list and the Firm is also recognized as a “Leader in Audit and Accounting,” a “Pacesetter in Growth” and one of the “Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic.” In 2018, 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 2018 rankings.
PKF O’Connor Davies is enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and has memberships in the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) and the Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC).
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 www.PKFOD.com.
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PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full service certified public accounting and advisory firm with more than 700 professionals, led by over 100 partners, the Firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services.