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Andrew Belz Atlanta

235 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Tel:

614.270.6790


Email: andrew.belz@wipfli.com

Andrew Belz, CPA

Manager

Andrew Belz specializes in assurance and advisory services in the financial services industry, primarily for financial institutions and fintech companies (payments, loan servicing, cryptocurrency, blockchain). He works with both the public and nonpublic sectors and has helped companies across all stages of the business life cycle. Andrew has extensive experience in financial statement audits, SEC company filings, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 control testing, FDICIA compliance services, risk assessment facilitation, operational and financial internal audits, attestation services including System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports and mergers and acquisitions accounting. With the rise of cryptocurrency and the underlying blockchain technology, he has developed a concentration in this space and has led firm initiatives and groups focused on providing advisory services in these areas. Andrew actively attends and participates in professional networking events and seminars, particularly related to financial technology.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional memberships and activities

  • Technology Association of Georgia – Young Professionals Society board member
  • FinTech South – Innovation Challenge startup mentor
  • The Atlanta Blockchain (TAB) – Member and firm sponsor representative
  • The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) – Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member

Areas of Focus

  • SEC registered company filings, financial statement audits and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 control testing
  • Financial services (financial institutions and fintech companies) assurance and advisory work
  • Blockchain- and cryptocurrency-related advisory services

Education

The Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting