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Matt Hjelm Billings

550 N 31st St
Billings, MT 59101




Matt D. Hjelm, CPA, CFE

Senior Manager

Matt Hjelm is an audit manager in Wipfli LLP’s nonprofit and government practice.  He leads financial and compliance audits of local governments and nonprofit organizations and is also knowledgeable about regulatory reporting for Montana municipalities, special districts, and school districts.

Working exclusively in the government and nonprofit sectors has provided Matt with an extensive knowledge of and background in these organizations, their issues, and audit requirements.  He understands that effective communication is imperative in building and maintaining strong client relationships.  In addition to audits, Matt has performed a number of forensic accounting engagements.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) - Member and ethics committee member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - Member
  • Heights National Little League (HNLL) - Coach and volunteer
  • United Way - Volunteer


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audits of local governments including counties, cities, special districts, school districts, tribes, and tribal colleges
  • Audits of nonprofit organizations including community-based programs, grant-funded programs, and voluntary health and welfare organizations
  • A-133 single audits
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development housing program audits
  • Forensic investigations


Nonprofits Governments


Montana State University
  • Bachelor of science degree in business with an emphasis in accounting
  • Master of professional accountancy degree