Emily J. Butler
Emily Butler, CPA, is a partner in CohnReznick’s Bethesda office and a member of the firm’s Assurance Practice. She has approximately 17 years of public accounting experience in providing client services in the areas of audit, reviews and compilations, and other relevant accounting services. This experience includes working with real estate funds, real estate developers, and owners and operators of the following assets: hotels, office, flex, industrial, multifamily, single family, land, and condo development. Emily is experienced with the requirements of investment funds and with Investment Company Guide – Fair Value, GAAP cost basis, IFRS, and income tax basis reporting.
Emily is responsible for all aspects of audit and management advisory service engagements, including the planning and coordination with clients’ finance and management personnel. This includes the review and evaluation of internal control systems, the determination of audit scope, selection of procedures to be applied, supervision of staff, and work paper review. Additionally, she is responsible for client communications, review of financial statements, and the identification, resolution, and summary of audit issues.
In addition to client responsibilities, Emily has led firm-sponsored recruitment discussions and presentations and instructed continuing education courses for client and professional staff covering such topics as basic real estate concepts, financial statement preparation, and FASB updates.
BS, Accounting, West Virginia University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Commercial Real Estate Women, Washington DC chapter