Timothy Koechel CPA, CFE, CFF

Principal-in-Charge Madison Office


(608) 826-2041   
Madison

ON THE JOB

Tim is a Principal with SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. He is member of SVA’s Business Advisory Services and Healthcare Service groups and is Principal-in-Charge of the firm's Madison operations.

Tim provides services to clients, attorneys, financial institutions, and insurance companies in investigating embezzlements, financial aspects of legal disputes, insurance losses and fidelity bond claims along with general tax accounting.

His services also include tracing assets, ascertaining breaches in internal accounting controls, and assessing loss amounts.

Tim also leads the Fraud Investigation team. His extensive knowledge of personal and business transactions allows him to help clients work through the financial analyses required by investigators. He reviews relevant information and provides written schedules and analysis.

Tim’s healthcare consulting experience includes reviewing billing and collection systems, negotiating provider contracts, developing compensation formulas and reducing costs. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of practice management consulting including office operations, billing and collection, personnel issues, retirement plans and tax reporting.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin - Madison - Bachelor of Business Administration

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)

Publications

  • Wisconsin Law Journal; Vol. 26, No. 2. - "Maximizing the Use of Forensic Accountants at Trial"

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • American Marketing Association-Madison Chapter Treasurer
  • National Bond Claims Association
  • National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Personal

Tim has two sons and is married to his wife Shelley, a realtor for a local company. In his spare time he enjoys golf, travel and gardening.