Douglas K. Berry

CPA, CGMA

Principal

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Areas of Expertise

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Audit & Assurance

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Real Estate Consulting

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Partnership Taxation

On The Job

Douglas is a Principal at SVA Certified Public Accountants. He works for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations operating in and around the broad real estate industry. Douglas serves as the Designated Audit Quality Partner for SVA’s membership in the Governmental Audit Quality Center of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Douglas works with clients on tax and accounting projects including financial statement audits, partnership tax return filings and management advisory consulting projects. In addition, Douglas provides exempt organizations with tax planning and return preparation, financial statement preparation and other management advisory services.

Douglas often assists organizations with special projects including consulting on organizational governance, internal controls and transaction planning. He uses his knowledge and experience to help organizations strengthen overall accounting functions and internal controls as well as assists clients with other organizational needs.

Education

  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County - Bachelor of Science

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Speaking experience

  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • A Home for Everyone Conference
  • SVA Nonprofit Business Briefings
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • Wisconsin Nonprofits: Tax & Business Answers (a National Business Institute Seminar)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Realtors Association of South Central Wisconsin
  • Housing Colorado

Publications

  • The Right Angle

Professional Memberships Affiliations & Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)

Civic & Community Involvement

  • Board Member and Finance Committee, Jewish Federation of Madison
  • Past President, Treasurer, Board Member, and member of various committees of the Western Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF
  • Past Treasurer Seminole Pool & Tennis Association, Inc.
  • Past Treasurer Natural Heritage Land Trust (formerly Dane County Natural Heritage Foundation)
  • Leadership Greater Madison 11 - Member

Personal

  • Douglas enjoys spending his spare time with his family, traveling, and with a good cup of coffee.

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The following is a partial list of the topics Douglas covers:

  • Accounting, Tax and Governance For Nonprofits
    • Ensuring your nonprofit tax exemption status
    • Understanding how activities may impact your tax exempt status
  • Risk Management and Fraud Prevention Through Internal Controls
    • The role of internal controls in protecting your company’s assets
    • Exploring the tools to reduce risk of fraud
    • Protecting your company from data loss and theft
  • Tenant Improvements and Qualified Improvement Property
  • Diving into a LIHTC Proforma
  • Preserving Rural Housing in Wisconsin

Douglas has spoken to audiences at:

  • A Home For Everyone Conference
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • National Business Institute (NBI)
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • SVA educational seminars and webinars
  • REALTORS® Association of South Central Wisconsin
  • Housing Colorado

Awards and Affiliations

Forbes Names SVA as 2021 America's Best Accounting Firms
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Locations

Madison, WI
1221 John Q Hammons Dr, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 831-8181

Milwaukee, WI
18650 W. Corporate Drive, Suite 200
Brookfield, WI 53045
(262) 641-6888

Colorado Springs, CO
PO BOX 62786
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
(719) 413-5551

Contact

(888) 574-4782
info@SVAaccountants.com
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