Lovepreet Buttar is a director at Mercadien, P.C., CPAs and a member of the firm’s Nonprofit Services Group. Ms. Buttar is responsible for planning and overseeing various nonprofit engagements including associations, schools, private foundations, and health and human services organizations. This includes training and supervising staff along with the planning and completion of audit testing procedures. Lovepreet’s experience includes both financial statement and compliance audits along with review and compilation engagements. Her specializations include reporting, disclosures and compliance issues of entities subject to Uniform Guidance, as well as state and local reporting requirements. She is also proficient in the tax exemption determination process and maintenance of exemption for 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), and 501(c)(6) entities.
As part of the firm’s Nonprofit Services Group, she is highly regarded in the areas of internal control structures, audit program design, and implementation. She has led various internal and external training programs with regards to the nonprofit industry, accounting developments and tax return preparations. She also authors articles for the firm’s newsletter, Nonprofit Examiner.
Lovepreet serves on the board of trustees and executive committee the West Windsor Arts Council. She is also a member of the finance committee of the Princeton Area Community Foundation.
A Chartered Global Management Accountant, Ms. Buttar is a member of the American Institute and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and licensed to practice in New Jersey. Lovepreet graduated cum laude from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance, and was vice president of the Beta Alpha Psi Society – Kappa Gamma Chapter.
Personal Fact: Lovepreet has a passion for traveling and has been to five countries so far, a count she hopes to grow each year. In her free time, Lovepreet enjoys reading, being outdoors and exploring new towns with Starbucks in hand.