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KEVIN MURPHY, CPA

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTING

Kevin served on the task force that overhauled the accounting and audit guidelines for employee benefit plans and is highly regarded as an auditor by clients in many sectors.

 

KEVIN MURPHY, CPA 

SHAREHOLDER

CONTACT KEVIN 

T. 407.740.5400

 

 

PRACTICE AREA:

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTING


A Shareholder and vice chairman of the board of directors, Kevin is the Firm’s Audit and Accounting Team Leader. Before joining MSL, Kevin worked in the SEC/shareholder reporting department of a Fortune 500 company. He has over 30 years of audit and accounting experience with MSL and leads the Firm’s Securities and Corporate Finance Practice Group. He oversees the audits of many of the Firm’s publicly-traded clients, handles complex reporting and compliance issues and works to ensure compliance with SEC, PCAOB, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

Kevin also leads the Firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Practice Group and in this role serves as the audit Shareholder for approximately 40 employee benefit plan audits, working closely with client management, third-party administrators, ERISA counsel, the IRS, and the DOL to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Kevin has overall responsibility for quality assurance for all of the Firm’s employee benefit plan audit engagements.  He has extensive experience in the following: high-tech companies, manufacturing, construction, initial public offerings (IPOs and SEC filings).  Kevin also has a high level of knowledge and experience in the following areas: international operations, corporate finance, and assurance services.


Q&A


Why did you choose MSL over other firms? Because of the people and the clients whom we serve.

What is one step to success that any business can take? Don’t lose sight of the importance of creating a system that provides timely, accurate and meaningful data that is needed to make intelligent management decisions. 

What is the most rewarding part of your work? I enjoy the direct interaction with highly skilled and knowledgeable clients and coworkers.

Whom do you admire most in life? My parents.

Do you watch sports?  Which is your favorite team? I am a big ice hockey fan.  My favorite team is the Buffalo Sabres.  I also enjoy snow skiing.

Who have been the three most influential people in your life? 
Both of my parents and my siblings.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

 

CERTIFICATION & LICENSES

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, LICENSED IN FLORIDA

 

AFFILIATIONS

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

 

AICPA EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS AUDIT & ACCOUNTING GUIDE OVERHAUL TASK FORCE


AICPA PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE PLANS COMMITTEE, CHAIRMAN

 

FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

 

AICPA EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS EXPERT PANEL, FORMER MEMBER

 

COMMUNITY
FLORIDA HOSPITAL CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE FOUNDATION BOARD, TREASURER

 

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA ACCOUNTING ADVISORY BOARD

 

UCF DIXON SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING ALUMNI BOARD

 

GREATER ORLANDO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE