Beth M. Wiener is partner-in-charge of Marcum's national Alternative Investment Group practice. She oversees a team of experts dedicated to serving the unique audit, tax and consulting needs of hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of funds, management companies and their principals.
Ms. Wiener consults with clients on industry best practices, including GAAP compliance and internal controls, and counsels advisors on new fund launches and SEC and CFTC registration matters.
Since its founding in 2000, Ms. Wiener has developed the Firm's Alternative Investment Group from a niche service center into a national practice with a presence in each of Marcum's major markets. The group's expertise includes auditing, fund structuring, financial reporting, accounting services, tax planning, tax return preparation and consulting for funds of all sizes, structures, strategies and domiciles. In addition to traditional long/short equity funds and commodity pools, the group has in-depth knowledge of complex and hard to value financial products, including PIPEs, life settlements, derivatives, and credit-linked instruments.
In addition to responsibility for client services, Ms. Wiener oversees the growth of the national Alternative Investment Group practice as well as day-to-day operations, including business development, strategic planning, administration, and the setting of policies and procedures.
In 2016 Ms. Wiener spearheaded a joint venture that will allow the Firm to better serve hedge fund and private equity fund clients overseas. Located in Dublin, Marcum RBK (Ireland) Limited completes the Firm's service coverage in the three leading fund domiciles globally – United States, Grand Cayman and Ireland.
Under Ms. Wiener's leadership, in 2016 the Firm was ranked among the top 5 hedge fund service providers in accounting by Institutional Investor's prestigious Alpha Awards. It also received a High Commendation from the 2016 HFM Awards.
In addition, Ms. Wiener is on the steering committee of Marcum's national Women's Leadership Development Program, a cutting-edge initiative to help promote and nourish the careers of the Firm's female employees. She also has served on the Firm's Management Committee.
Ms. Wiener joined Marcum in 1995. She speaks frequently on industry topics and has been quoted in various financial publications.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), Investment Companies Committee
- Managed Funds Association
- Hedge Fund Association
- 100 Women in Hedge Funds
- The Alliance of Alternative Asset Professionals
- Help for Children/Hedge Funds Care - Global Board Member
Financial Statement Audits
New Fund Launches
Consulting on Fund Documents
Bachelor of Science, Accounting
State University of New York at Albany
Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business, Long Island Business News
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