Dawit Negari, CPA, CFE, CGFM, MBA

Rubino & Company, Chartered

Dawit is a Shareholder at Rubino and specializes in providing audit, consulting, and advisory services to nonprofit organizations and government contractors ranging from small to large complex organizations. He has been in the accounting profession since 1995.

Dawit provides expert guidance on matters related to generally accepted accounting principles. With a focus on the interpretation and practical application of new accounting pronouncements, he helps guide clients to ensure a comprehensive understanding of policies and the need for transparent financial reporting. He assists with the quality control for Rubino’s assurance services. This includes helping Rubino & Company prepare for audits of the future in which data analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain will reshape virtually every corner of the accounting world.

Dawit assists clients with internal controls suggesting cost-beneficial solutions to their needs, thereby enhancing compliance with grant and regulatory compliance requirements, and improving overall financial reporting capabilities.

Dawit is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. With this specialized certification, Dawit is skilled in providing forensic and litigation support services. He is also capable in providing internal audit outsourcing/co-sourcing services. Dawit knows what constitutes relevant information and how to interpret it. He is skilled in defining financial issues, reviewing records, analyzing, and interpreting data, developing appropriate financial reports, and evaluating results. Dawit’s findings allow him to identify ways for his clients to improve controls, reduce risk to the organization, reduce operating costs, and verify that procedures and controls are operating as intended.

Dawit is skilled in GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS, FAR, and 2 CFR 200, and he is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Greater Washington Society of CPAs where he serves as a member of the Nonprofit Accountability Task Force, Association of Government Accountants, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.