Kenneth C. Gardiner

CPA, CCIFP, CDA
Partner
315.472.9127 x123

Kenneth C. Gardiner, CPA, CCIFP, CDA is the partner-in-charge of assurance services and quality control for the firm. Ken’s area of expertise is providing audit and accounting services to the construction industry. He holds the honor of being the first person in upstate New York to be given the designation of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP). He also provides services for architects, engineers, and manufacturing companies and has extensive experience with audits of employee benefit plans. He has experience with consulting and auditing of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) overhead rates, as well as providing various consulting services to clientele, including development of financial reporting systems. Ken is the partner-in-charge of our internal technology department and is responsible for maintaining the state-of-the-art equipment for the firm.

  • Professional Certifications

    Certified Public Accountant in New York and Pennsylvania
    Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP)
    Certified Design Accountant (CDA)

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    NYSSPA Construction Contractors Committee – Chairman
    Central New York Construction Financial Management Association – Secretary, Treasurer
    Construction Industry CPA’s and Consultants – Vice President of the Executive Board
    Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – Treasurer

  • Community Involvement

    Greater Syracuse Business Development Corporation(GSBDC) – President
    Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) – Board of Directors and Treasurer
    Cazenovia College – Board of Trustees, Audit Committee Chairman
    McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site – Past President
    Optimists International, Lafayette, NY Chapter – President

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science Degree, Accounting, Le Moyne College, 1981

  • Publications

    “New Accounting Rules and Tax Strategies,” 30th Annual AGC Construction Industry Conference, December 2016

    “Financial Reporting Update,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, December 2016

    “Accounting, Reporting, and Corporate Governance Update,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 39th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2016

    “Financial Reporting Update,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2015

    “Accounting, Reporting, and Corporate Governance Update,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 38th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2015

    “Financial Reporting Options, Changes and Updates,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2014

    “Accounting, Reporting, and Corporate Governance Update,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 37th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2014

    “Hot Topics in Financial Reporting,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Manufacturing Conference, October 2014

    “Identifying Risky Architecture and Engineering Firms Using Ratios and Other Financial Analysis Tools,” 2014 American Association of State Highway Transportation Offices (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Internal/External Audit Annual Meeting, August 2014

    “Internal Controls for Construction Companies,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2013