Briana Peters

CPA, Audit Manager

Phone: 920.337.4549
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About Briana

Briana Peters joined Hawkins Ash CPAs in 2013. She is an audit manager in the firm’s Green Bay, WI, office and provides audit services to nonprofit organizations, employee benefit plans and commercial entities. In addition, she works with compilation and review engagements. She is also the Director of Training for the firm.

Briana earned her Level 1 and 2 Not-For-Profit certificates through the AICPA after completing numerous hours of continuing education.

Briana is a member of the firm’s Audit and Accounting Committee, Nonprofit Service Group and the Employee Benefit Plan Service Group.

“I enjoy getting to know my clients, developing a relationship with them and becoming a trusted advisor. I want them to be able to come to me with questions throughout the year rather than just helping them meet their audit requirement.”

Briana Peters, CPA

Areas of Focus

Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Nonprofits

Small Businesses

 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, Business Administration-Finance, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Certified Public Accountant

Not-for-Profit Certificate (Level 1 and 2)

 

Professional Affiliations

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

Community Organizations

Pulaski Youth Soccer Club, Volunteer

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Board member, Volunteer (Big Sister)

Greater Green Bay Chamber, Leadership Green Bay, Class of 2017, Curriculum Committee and Current Young Professionals (Member)

Recent Articles by Briana

Changes to ERISA Plan Auditor Reporting

Changes to ERISA Plan Auditor Reporting

On July 10, 2019, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 136, Forming an Opinion
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New Guidance for Grants and Contracts

New Guidance for Grants and Contracts

On June 21, 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2018-08 to clarify how organizations should characterize grants
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Nonprofit Tax Tidbits: Form 990 Schedule G

Nonprofit Tax Tidbits: Form 990 Schedule G

Preparing Schedule G is something I would not advise working on during a late Friday afternoon. A morning early in
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What You Need to Know About the New Expense Reporting Requirements

What You Need to Know About the New Expense Reporting Requirements

The countdown is on for the implementation of the new FASB Accounting Standards Update 2016-14 (the standard). The standard will
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Asset Capitalization Guidelines

Asset Capitalization Guidelines

At some point your nonprofit will likely go through the process of building a new building or remodeling or adding
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The Policies Your Nonprofit Should Have in Place

The Policies Your Nonprofit Should Have in Place

Having well-documented policies can assist a nonprofit in having good governance and financial management. Below are some policies that are
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Three Things Plan Sponsors Can Do To Keep Their 401(k) Plan on Track

Three Things Plan Sponsors Can Do To Keep Their 401(k) Plan on Track

There are a few things plan sponsors can do to help ensure their 401(k) plan stays up to date and
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Big Changes Coming for Not-For-Profit Financial Statements

Big Changes Coming for Not-For-Profit Financial Statements

On August 18, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2016-14. This will change the way financial statements
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Overtime Regulations Delayed

Overtime Regulations Delayed

On Tuesday, November 22, a federal judge in Texas issued a nation-wide preliminary injunction to stop the overtime rules from
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New Overtime Rules

New Overtime Rules

Contractors with office staff will likely be affected by a recently issued rule from the U.S. Department of Labor that
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