Daniel N. Berman is a highly accomplished forensic accountant and investigator with more than 25 years of experience. He spent seven years as an Enforcement Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he performed a wide range of financial reporting and fraud investigations. His experience also includes roles as a forensic accountant at an international consulting firm and as a financial statement auditor with a global public accounting firm. Mr. Berman specializes in white-collar criminal and civil defense, forensic accounting investigations, and matters involving complex accounting, auditing, financial reporting and fraud issues.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Berman spent seven years as an Enforcement Accountant in the Enforcement Division of the SEC’s Philadelphia Regional Office (“PLRO”). During his SEC tenure, Mr. Berman planned, designed and executed financial reporting investigations of public companies and reviewed countless accounting and disclosure issues on a variety of subject matters including revenue recognition, impairments and non-GAAP metrics. He also performed investigations of auditors’ compliance with applicable professional standards and interacted with staff members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board on a regular basis. Mr. Berman was a PLRO liaison to the SEC’s Financial Reporting and Audit (“FRAud”) group and has testified in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to his work at the SEC, Mr. Berman was a Director in Navigant Consulting’s Forensic Accounting practice where he provided forensic accounting expertise to clients involved in a variety of technical accounting, auditing and financial reporting issues. Clients included both outside and inside counsel, former senior executives, audit committees and the SEC.
Mr. Berman began his career at Arthur Andersen in the Audit practice specializing in the audits of technology companies. He later transitioned to Andersen’s Litigation Consulting practice, where he helped lead large accounting and auditor defense matters.
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