CPA, CFP, Chief Operating Officer
Philip Mandel serves as Chief Operating Officer for CohnReznick LLP. In this role, he is responsible for managing and supporting the firm’s financial reporting systems, information technology, administration, facilities, Chennai, India operations, and affiliation with Nexia International. He also serves as an ex-officio member of the firm’s Executive Board. Phil has been with CohnReznick for 32 years and is accountable to the CEO.
Phil previously served CohnReznick as Managing Partner of the Northeast Region, Office Managing Partner for the Parsippany, NJ office, and as the Financial Services Industry Practice Leader. As an audit partner in that practice, Phil provided accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to broker-dealers, hedge funds (including offshore entities), investment management companies, and Registered Investment Advisers. His work included auditing year-end financial statements, assessing internal control procedures, and determining the most advantageous tax structures for clients.
Phil has been quoted in Accounting Today and is a lecturer on accounting topics for the firm’s in-house continuing professional education curriculum. He has served on various CohnReznick committees including the Technology and Operations Steering Committee, Profit Sharing and 401K Plan Fiduciary, and was a champion for the firm’s paperless audit initiative.
University of Vermont – Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
Fairleigh Dickinson University – Certified Financial PlannerProfessional Affiliations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants