Karen E. Hirsch, CPA
Having joined the firm in 1996, Karen has over 20 years of accounting experience. She currently prepares and reviews tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, self-employed individuals, partnerships, estates and trusts, as well as consultations with clients regarding tax planning. She works with clients on tax resolution and compliance issues and handles compilation and reconciliation of client tax data for preparation of financial statements including account reconciliations and journal entry adjustments. She works closely with real estate developers and investors, high income individuals and restaurants.
Before joining the firm, she was a staff and senior accountant at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP where she performed audits of small businesses including account reconciliations, statistical sampling, evaluation of internal controls and physical inventory inspections, as well as tax preparation and review of savings and loan associations, high income individuals and consolidated corporate entities. She also prepared and taught in-house tax seminar.
Karen attended State University of New York at Brockport where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Education. She also attended Mercy College and received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Karen volunteers her time at Temple of Israel and her outside interests include genealogy, reading and travel.