Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Matt Hjelm
Billings

303 North 28th
Billings, MT
59101

Tel: 406.248.1681
Email: mhjelm@wipfli.com

Services

Audit and Accounting

Areas of Expertise

  • 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

Industries

Nonprofits
Governments

Education

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

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.

Certifications
  • 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