About Kirsten

Kirsten Flanagan, an advisory partner at Marcum and a member of the Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Support group, has more than 20 years of public accounting experience. Kirsten consults with clients on trustee proceedings and securities violations actions involving some of the largest companies in the world and their accounting firms, as well as in connection with derivative claims and other litigation, and also performs fraud investigations.

Kirsten provides a variety of consulting services involving complex accounting and auditing issues, financial statements, SEC issues, computation of damages, investigation of fraud allegations, marital disputes, assessment of internal controls, and financial analysis. She has assisted in many high-profile fraud cases. Kirsten also instructs on various accounting and auditing topics and has presented on accounting issues to a forum of lawyers, investors, analysts, and others.

Prior to joining Marcum LLP, Kirsten was a manager at a public accounting firm where she performed various audit services for public companies, including SEC reporting. She also worked for a large national bank where she specialized in internal audit services, including opining on the adequacy of internal controls.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Philadelphia Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Group
  • AICPA CPA Ambassador
  • PICPA Cooperation with the Bar and Other Professionals Committee
  • PICPA Financial Institutions Committee
  • PICPA Speakers Bureau
  • Main Line Health – Hospice
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)
  • Lower Merion Little League
  • Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
  • Philadelphia Youth Network

Awards

  • 2014 PICPA Greater Philadelphia Champion CPA Award
  • 2010 PICPA Top Forty Under Forty
Practice Focus

Complaint Allegations and Pleadings
Document Review and Analysis
Preparation for Counsel Deposition
Financial Statement Impact Assessment
Declarations and Expert Reports
Expert Testimony
Computation of Damages
Trial Preparation
Abuse Assessments
Income Calculations
Analysis of Marital and Non-marital Assets

Industry Focus

Litigation

Education

B.S., Accounting
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Professional Designations

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)