About Michael

Michael Buchheit is a partner in the Assurance Services Practice in the Philadelphia Office. He is an accomplished financial executive with proven success in leading and developing teams and markets. His ability to adapt, as well as his broad industry accounting and auditing experience provides clients with an entrepreneurial, collaborative approach to have fun and accelerate growth and profitability.

Mr Buchheit’s area of professional experience includes planning and managing audit and accounting engagements. He has 20 years of professional experience including significant leadership experience. He has worked with clients in a wide variety of professional services industries including life sciences and biotechnology, manufacturing, distribution, software tehnology, construction contractors and real estate. Mr Buchheit’s expertise includes identifying and addressing complex accounting and auditing issues, advising clients on unique financial reporting and internal control issues surrounding private and publicly-traded entities.

Mr Buchheit also possesses substantial niche experience in auditing Qualified Employee Benefit Plans, including Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), and understands the compliance requirements of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). He routinely suggests practical internal control recommendations, performs technical research, suggests accounting system design and implementation, and performs technical quality reviews.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Delaware Institute of Certified Public Accountants (DICPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Board of Directors, Continental FC
  • Co-leader of volunteer activity, 2014 Break the Silence Gala, The Jillian Loyden Foundation

Subject Matter Expertise

Assurance Services
Employee Benefit Plan Audits
Financial Reporting
Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

Education

BS, Public Accounting
Juniata College