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Ed O’Connell is a Partner with over 25 years of industry experience in public accounting. Ed is the Lead of International Financial Reporting and Multi-National
Organizations Services Team, which includes IFRS implementation, convergence, and reporting. Ed also specializes in the innovation and technology of accounting, auditing, and consulting services for both public and private companies in the technology, life sciences, manufacturing, distribution, construction, government, and service industries.

He has an extensive background in providing business advisory, auditing, internal control over financial reporting, complex accounting, and other consulting services to SEC registrants and private companies, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Ed is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of New Jersey, New York and Iowa, as well as being a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and is certified in financial forensics.

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Ed serves as the President of the NJCPA, of which he’s been a member for 26 years. He is a member of the AICPA, where he formerly served on the Technical Standards Subcommittee, and was an Independence and Ethics Joint Trial Board Member. Ed is a previous honorees of NJBIZ’s “Forty Under 40” list, a program that recognizes a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and the community. In the community, Ed is a Board Member of the Global Lyme Alliance, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to research, raising awareness, promoting advocacy, and supporting initiatives to find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Locally, Ed is a former board member of directors of Junior Achievement and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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Withum's Ed O’Connell Named NJCPA President-Elect

Withum is proud to share that Ed O’Connell, Partner and Lead of Withum’s International Financial Reporting and Multi-National Organizations Practice, has been named President-Elect of NJCPA for the 2022-2023 year. […]

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IASB Seeks Guidance on Work Plan to Improve International Financial Reporting Standards

IASB Seeks Guidance on Work Plan to Improve International Financial Reporting Standards The International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) is seeking guidance on its work plan through 2020, in order to […]

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