Director at Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants
Wearing multiple hats is an understatement for Emily Hoffman. Between meeting the needs of her clients, managing multiple teams at client sites, being in the field, and growing the Compliance Oversight practice, Emily thrives on productivity and believes organization is the key to being able to do it all. Emily describes her role as a problem-solver for her clients. When approached by an organization facing a challenge, Emily assesses the problem, formulates a plan for solution through collaboration, and helps evaluate how to best execute and monitor that plan. Due to the nature of Emily’s work, she is constantly prioritizing her responsibilities, ensuring that the needs of her clients are met.
As a Director of the firm and Co-Chair of the Compliance Oversight Group, Emily is happy when her clients are happy. Knowing that she is helping people succeed is just one of the things that motivates her to go to work every day. She enjoys meeting new people, leading by example and coaching clients through sometimes difficult processes. By providing clarity and cost savings, Emily delivers structure and helps identify safeguards for her clients to promote organizational efficiencies. A seasoned public accounting professional, Emily has over ten years of experience related to financial statement audits and compliance services. These services include contract and grant compliance, fiscal and programmatic monitoring, business process and internal control improvements, risk assessments and regulatory compliance. Emily is highly regarded in the areas of internal control structures and audit program design and implementation. In addition, her experience includes reporting, disclosures and compliance issues of entities subject to Uniform Guidance, state and local reporting requirements, Government Auditing Standards, GAAP and other regulatory requirements. She also has assisted state agencies in the development and implementation of monitoring systems to ensure compliance.
Before joining Mercadien, Emily was an auditor at Big Four firm in Philadelphia. Since the beginning of her career, she has worked with organizations by understanding the accounting side of the business while always keeping an eye on the regulatory and compliance requirements her clients face. Emily has always followed a balanced approach of “Learn from everything, ask questions and keep an open mind. Be appreciative for what you have and work hard for what you want – there is no substitute for hard work. And always, always, have a sense of humor.”
Personal Fact: In her free time, Emily enjoys being with friends and family, keeping up with her two-year-old son and travelling, cooking, wine, exercising, trying new things and meeting new people.