Paul Rohan

PARTNER and
NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL REPORTING AND QUALITY CONTROL,
UHY LLP

Email: prohan@uhy-us.com
Direct: 203 401 2101

ACTIVE & PRIOR PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member – Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Technical reviewer of AICPA Accounting and Auditing Guide – Construction Contractors
  • Former Member – AICPA’s Accounting Standards Executive Committee’s Task Force on Fair Value Measurement
  • Former Member – AICPA Working Group on Financial Flexibility
  • Former Member – Independence Standards Board’s Task Force on Family Relationships
  • Former Member – AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee
  • Former Chair and Member – CSCPA’s Financial Reporting and Auditing Standards Committee
  • Technical Reviewer for Aspen Publishers Emerging Issues Task Force publications
  • Accounting Advisory Board – Quinnipiac University School of Business

Paul is responsible for the firm’s policies for quality control and financial reporting. Paul is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Coordinates the firm’s quality control and directing the firm’s peer review, PCAOB inspection, DOL, and other external inspections as well as the firm’s internal inspection
  • Chairs monthly management committee meetings and attest leaders meetings
BACKGROUND:
  • Licensed CPA in that states of Connecticut, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia
  • Joined the firm in 1995
  • Former Chair of Working Group on International Auditing, UHY International
  • Former Adjunct Assistant Professor of Accounting at Quinnipiac University Graduate School of Business
  • Former Project manager with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Norwalk, Connecticut, where he directed the board’s asset impairment project that led to FASB Statement 121 from its inception through the approval of the final statement, 1988-1994
  • While at the FASB, Paul also was consultant on Not-For-Profit Project that led to Statements No. 116 and 117
  • Prior to joining the FASB, Paul was with Ernst & Young (then Ernst & Whinney), 1974-1988
  • Extensive experience with closely held businesses in the manufacturing, construction, retail and service industries as well as not-for-profit organizationsv
  • Services provided include technical review and consultations relating to financial statements of public and nonpublic companies and other entities
  • Consulting services in financial reporting and auditing matters
  • Former Peer review team captain under The AICPA’s Peer Review Program
  • Testifying expert witness services in both federal and state courts in a wide range of financial reporting and auditing matters including:
    • Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
    • Generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS)
  • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, the University of Massachusetts
  • Master of Science in Business Administration in Accounting, the University of Massachusetts
  • Captain, U.S. Army, served on active duty from 1968-1971
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP:
  • Quoted on financial reporting matters in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times of London, and Fortune