Joseph J. Kanjamala, CPA, CGMA, is a partner in the Nonprofit, Government & Healthcare Group at Marks Paneth LLP. His responsibilities in this role include designing audit strategies, supervising and training staff, liaising with clients, and providing oversight so that audits are conducted in a timely and cost-effective fashion. During his more than 20 years of public accounting experience, Mr. Kanjamala has developed deep skills in serving nonprofit organizations and has served numerous charitable organizations, private foundations and educational institutions. He advises his clients on all facets of accounting and tax issues.
Prior to joining Marks Paneth in 2004, Mr. Kanjamala worked in the assurance and advisory practice of Ernst & Young LLP, where he served both for-profit and not-for-profit clients. Mr. Kanjamala was also a previous assistant controller for a large non-profit organization that received New York City, New York State and Federal funding. In that role, he learned first-hand the positive impact that sound accounting and financial practices can have on a nonprofit entity and, in turn, upon the constituents it serves.