Jim Crisp, CPA, has spent almost 40 years helping healthcare and nonprofit organizations with audit, tax and operational services. Being a sounding board for clients on financial and business matters is one Jim's favorite parts of being a CPA.
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There is nothing – landscape, flower or decorated birthday cake – that hasn’t been a subject for Jim’s camera. Of special interest to Jim are lighthouses. He has photographed countless lighthouses up and down the East Coast.
Jim Crisp, CPA, is the director of the firm’s Healthcare Group. During his nearly 40-year career in public accounting, he has provided audit, accounting, tax, operational and reimbursement-related services to long term care facilities, including skilled nursing homes, retirement communities and assisted living facilities, as well as senior housing and community-based health clinics. Jim also conducts employee benefit plan audits for businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Jim publishes an annual benchmark report for skilled nursing facilities. He presented the findings of their study in a seminar at the joint 2018 HFAM/Lifespan annual conference, as well as the 2019 Lifespan conference.
He also serves nonprofit organizations, including those that require Single Audits (formerly OMB Circular A-133). He has conducted and authored numerous training programs and articles on topics such as charitable giving techniques, unrelated business income tax issues, and the regulatory requirements of OMB Uniform Guidance.
Being a sounding board for clients is one of Jim’s favorite roles as a CPA. While Jim is passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience with his clients, he admits that he continues to learn from them as well. The back-and-forth exchange about financial and operational matters with business owners, executives and board members is particularly enjoyable to Jim.
Around the office, Jim thoroughly enjoys teaching and guiding staff members in their careers. His colleagues know they can always count on Jim for a good story, as he readily shares his personal and professional experiences.
Jim gives his time as a board member and treasurer of the Sillery Bay Hunters Harbor Civic and Recreation Association.
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