Scott M. Goodwin, CPA
Member of the Firm
Scott serves as an engagement leader in our Commercial Audit group where he is responsible for providing audit and advisory services including assisting rapidly growing, entrepreneurial-driven technology companies and consulting on complex accounting matters including revenue recognition, equity instruments and business combinations, internal controls and corporate governance. Scott also has significant expertise with employee benefit plan audits, ERISA and the Department of Labor regulations related to such plans.
Scott joined Wolf in 2002 and has over twenty years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. His technology sector experience includes software, medical devices, life sciences, biotech, cleantech, web service and mobile. Scott serves on Wolf’s Accounting & Auditing Committee.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Scott provides audit and advisory services to entrepreneurs, executives and boards of directors. He leads Wolf’s Technology Services Team and also serves as an engagement Partner. He works with start-ups, venture-backed companies as well as those that report publicly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Scott is one of Wolf’s designated experts in share-based compensation arrangements, derivative accounting and revenue recognition. He is also the co-leaders of the Employee Benefits Plan Services Team.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Graduate of University of Vermont, Magna Cum Laude
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
MEMBERSHIPS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
The Capital Network (TCN)
Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE)
PRESENTATIONS AND ARTICLES
“Dilution” – TCN Venture FastTrack
“Equity Compensation and 409A” – TCN Expert Lunch Series
“Accounting 101 for Early-Stage Companies” - TCN Expert Lunch Series
“Tax Implications of Early-Stage Financings” - TCN Expert Lunch Series
“Nuts and Bolts of Starting Up” – Startup Leadership Program
“Financial Models” – Startup Leadership Program