Victor W. Vaccaro, Jr.

CPA/ABV, CFF, CDA
Partner
315.472.9127 x220

Victor W. Vaccaro, Jr., CPA/ABV, CFF, CDA is an audit partner with more than twenty-eight years of experience providing auditing, accounting and consulting services. Vic specializes in working with Architectural and Engineering firms and Manufacturing companies. His areas of expertise include Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) overhead audits, business valuations and forensic accounting. In addition, he focuses on consulting engagements designed to enhance the profitability of his clients, including implementation of performance management techniques, activity-based costing projects, customer profitability analysis, improved budgeting and strategic planning initiatives.

  • Professional Certifications

    Certified Public Accountant in New York State, Illinois, Indiana and North Carolina
    Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the AICPA
    Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
    Certified Design Accountant (CDA)

  • Professional Affiliations

    Certified Design Accountants Association (CDAA), Member
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY)
    Risk Management Association (RMA), Empire Chapter, Elected Director

  • Community Involvement

    Treasurer for the Board of Members of the East Area Family YMCA
    Board of Directors and Finance Committee Member of the Greater Syracuse YMCA
    Board of Directors of the Fayetteville-Manlius Little League
    Treasurer of Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) Alliance

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Finance, Clarkson University, 1990

  • Publications

    “Understanding the Value of Your AE Firm,” Deltek.com, January 2017

    “Evaluate Financial and Tax Provisions of Key Agreements,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 39th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2016

    “Effective Inventory Management,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Manufacturing Conference, October 2016

    “Techniques to Improve Internal Financial Reporting & Analysis,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 38th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2015

    “Effective Budgeting and Strategic Planning Techniques,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Manufacturing Conference, October 2015

    “Identifying Issues in Audited FAR Indirect Cost Rate Schedules,” 2015 AASHTO Audit Conference, July 2015

    “Understanding FAR Overhead Rates and Audits,” American Council of Engineering Companies of New York 2015 Winter Conference/CFO Program Track, January 2015

    “Ten Tips for Improving Profitability and Business Value,” Dannible &
    McKee, LLP’s 37th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2014

    “Ten Techniques to Increase Profitability,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Manufacturing Conference, October 2014

    “Firm Valuation and Managing for Profitability – Revenue is Vanity, Margin is Sanity, Cash is King!,” AIA New York State Design Conference, October 2014

    “Financial Ratio Analysis and Managing Your Firm for Profitability,” Axium A/E Industry Seminar, May 2014

    “Enhancing Shareholder Value and Poising Your Business for Sale or Transition,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 36th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2013

    “Understanding Product Costs and Pricing,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Manufacturing Conference, October 2013

    “Five Great Ideas to Improve Your Financial Analysis,” Axium 5IVEIN30 A/E Industry Webinar, August 2013

    “Fraud: Prevention, Control and Detection,” April 2013

    “Ownership Transition Planning for Manufacturing Companies,” March 2012

    “Improving Operations Effectiveness,” Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Manufacturing Conference, October 2011

    “Understanding FAR Overhead Calculations & Audits,” A/E Business Journal, September 2011

    “Financial Ratio Analysis and Managing Your Firm for Profitability,” Axium A/E Industry Webinar, December 2011

    “Successful Ownership Transition for A/E Firms,” National Society of Professional Engineers, May 2012

    Developed a series of accounting courses for the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (“MACNY”) and presented on numerous topics for the MACNY Finance/Professional Services Council