Benjamin Sumner, CPA, is an Audit Partner at Dannible & McKee, LLP. Since joining the Firm in 2010, he has focused on providing high quality auditing, accounting and consulting services to a wide variety of privately-held businesses. He has developed specializations in the manufacturing and construction industries, as well as audits of employee benefit plans

  • Professional Certifications

    Certified Public Accountant in New York State

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at Oswego (2010)
    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, State University of New York at Fredonia (2003)

  • Publications

    “Taking Command of Your Internal Controls” – Construction Contractor Magazine, Spring 2020 Edition

    Implementation of New Lease Accounting Standard Deferred One Additional Year for Private Companies” – Dannible & McKee Manufacturing Industry Advisor Newsletter, February 2020

    Cybersecurity Considerations for Your Business” – Dannible & McKee Tax & Business Alert Newsletter, January 2020

    Implementation Issues and Examples of Applying the New Revenue Recognition Rules with Tax Law Update – AGC NYS Annual Construction Industry Conference, December 2019

    Revenue Recognition- Inside Looking Out and Outside Looking In – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, Co-Presenter, December 2019

    The New Revenue Recognition Standard is Finally (!) Here – A “How to” Guide – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, Co-Presenter, December 2019

    Accounting, Reporting, and Corporate Governance Update – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, Co-Presenter, November 2019

    Hoping to Avoid Implementation of the New Revenue Recognition Standard?” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center, May 2019

    One Year Later: A Look at the Impact of Steel Tariffs on U.S. Manufacturing” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center, April 2019

    “New Revenue Recognition Rules for 2019 Will Create Significant Challenges for Contractors” – Construction Contractor Magazine, Winter 2019 Edition

    5 Steps to Revenue Recognition Workshop – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, December 2018

    Construction Tax and Accounting Update – AGC NYS Annual Construction Industry Conference, December 2018

    Understand Employee Benefit Plan Audits – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, Co-Presenter, November 2018

    General Audit & Accounting Update – NYSSCPA Construction Contractor’s Conference, October 2018

    Deferred Income Tax Implementation” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center September 2018

    “Is Your Company Ready to Implement the New Revenue Recognition Standards?” – Construction Contractor Magazine, Fall 2018 Edition

    Is Your Company Ready to Implement the New Revenue Recognition Standards?” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center

    Employee Benefit Plan Mistakes Can, and Do, Happen. How You Fix Them Matters!” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center, July 2018

    Five Key Issues for Revenue Recognition Implementation” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center

    Emerging Developments in Audit and Accounting, Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Construction Conference, December 2017