​Salvatore is a recognized subject matter expert (SME) on U.S. and International financial reporting and auditing standards with two decades of global business experience servicing a broad base of commercial and financial services industries.  He also advises on corporate governance and risk management issues facing U.S. public accounting firms.


​As a former Staff Accountant in the Division of Corporation Finance, Technical Manager in the National Peer Review Program and external auditor at leading institutions such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), McGladrey & Pullen, BDO USA LLP and Grant Thornton, he has demonstrated the impact of U.S. and International financial reporting, internal control systems and regulatory compliance acumen as they affect privately-held and publicly-traded companies.

As a recognized SME on IFRS, Salvatore was named by the AICPA as an official participant in the development and review of IFRS questions for the Uniform CPA Examination and the content for the IFRS Certificate of Accomplishment Program. He served as the IFRS expert at-large for the AICPA Board of Examiners Content Committee from 2011-2014.

Salvatore’s experience in diverse senior leadership roles provide value on a wide range of strategic, financial, regulatory compliance and global business considerations for assisting public accounting firms as well as publicly-traded and privately-held businesses in financial officer positions, board positions and as a member of committees such as audit, corporate governance and risk management.



BOARD AND COMMITTEE EXPERIENCE


ACCOUNTANTS CLUB OF AMERICA – New York                                                                                                                
Board of Governors and First Vice President

  • Leader of Younger Member Initiative Program



CENTER FOR AUDIT QUALITY (CAQ) – Washington, D.C.                                                                                               
Smaller Firm Task Force, Member


NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF CPA – New York                                                                                                                
International Accounting and Auditing Committee, Chair                                                                          
Accounting and Auditing Oversight Committee, Member                                                                                                                               
Member Relations Committee, Chair                                                                                                                                                  
Foundation for Accounting Education – Curriculum Committee, Member                                                           

Professional Ethics Committee, Former Member                                                                                                                             



NEW JERSEY SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS (NJSCPA) – New Jersey                                                       
New Jersey CPA Magazine Editorial Advisory Board



COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY (CIANJ) – New Jersey                                           
Financial Decision Makers Steering Committee, Chair                                                                                                  

Former Member of the Board of Directors                                                                                                                                                                          


 
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS (AICPA) – New York                            
Former Member of the Board of Examiners Content Committee, Expert At-Large



AUTISM SPEAKS – New York                                                                                                                                     
National Corporate Development Committee, Founder



EDUCATION

City University of New York – Brooklyn College, BS in Accounting, magna cum laude                   


CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Public Accountant – State of New York                                                                             
Certified Public Accountant – State of New Jersey



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, MEDIA AND PERSONAL

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC)
  • Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)
  • Association of Securities & Exchange Commission Alumni, Inc. (ASECA)
  • Autism Speaks
  • Media (quoted and published) includes CFO Magazine, The Trusted Professional, Investment Dealers’ Digest, Accounting Today, Compliance Week Magazine, Big4.com and New Jersey CPA Magazine
  • Speaker at numerous conferences of the New York State Society of CPA, American Business Forum on Europe, Institute of Management Accountants, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, Financial Research Associates, LLC, CFO.com, AGN International and the Institute of Petroleum Conference
  • U.S. Citizen; Bilingual: English & Italian 
& Advisory Services, LLC

Collemi Consulting & Advisory Services, LLC’s mission is to promote and enhance audit quality in public accounting firms and organizations that support the public accounting profession in both the U.S. and abroad.


Salvatore Collemi launched his practice in 2016 in order to assist public accounting firms and related organizations that support the profession in navigating the complexities of the ever-changing landscape of financial reporting, attest functions and compliance.


Ready to Enhance the Quality of Your Practice 

​Please contact Salvatore Collemi at your earliest convenience for a free initial one hour consultation. With Mr. Collemi’s extensive experience in the public accounting profession, he has demonstrated the impact of U.S. and International financial reporting, internal control systems and regulatory compliance acumen as they affect privately-held and publicly-traded companies.  In addition, his diverse senior leadership roles will provide value on a wide range of strategic, financial, regulatory compliance and global business considerations. We look forward to working with you one on one to determine a roadmap to your success.



​Call or Email Today: (732) 972-1098 | 
salvatore@collemiconsulting.com