About Jean

Jean Gilbert is a partner in the Managed Services – Accounting Department in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Gilbert came to Marcum via the Firm’s merger with Raffa, P.C., one of the preeminent public accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, specializing in nonprofits.

Ms. Gilbert has been a key leader in the Managed Accounting Services team since she joined the department in 2006. In addition to leading teams that provide a range of outsourced accounting services, Ms. Gilbert’s engagements have included facilitation of enterprise risk management, financial and operational risk assessments, evaluation of internal controls and implementation of recommendations, providing expert support for grant management (domestic and international), analysis of indirect cost rates, and providing guidance on spin-offs, mergers, and dissolutions.

Before joining Marcum, Jean held roles as the director of finance for Safe Kids Worldwide and the director of operations for the National Health Council. She has contributed to the Standards of Accounting and Financial Reporting for Voluntary Health and Welfare Organizations (The Black Book) and served for six years on the AICPA Not-for-Profit Conference Steering Committee.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Wilderness, Leadership & Learning (WILL),Treasurer
  • DC Habitat for Humanity, Audit Committee

Subject Matter Expertise

Outsourced Accounting Services
Enterprise Risk Management
Financial & Operational Risk
Assessments
Internal Control Evaluation
Grant Management Support

Practice Focus

Nonprofit Organizations
Associations
Healthcare Institutions

Education

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Columbia Union College