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Arthur E. Budich, CPA, CFE

Art Budich

Up Close & Personal

  • Where were you born and raised?I was born in New York City and raised near West Point in upstate New York
  • What’s your favorite thing to do in Washington, DC?I enjoy taking advantage of the variety of things to do in the area – between the culture of downtown DC and the many outdoor activities there is always something to do
  • What are your interests/hobbies outside of the office?I enjoy being active with my children – we love to exercise in our gym, ski, take martial arts classes, ride bikes, hike and anything else we can do together
  • Do you have any pets?I have two dogs, a German Shepherd named Alta and a rescue named Tahoe
  • What would people be surprised to know about you?I started snow skiing at 2 years old and taught my son to ski just before turning 3. My daughter was out on the slopes at 4. Not too soon before they will be better than Daddy!

Arthur E. Budich, CPA, CFE

Partner

Arthur “Art” E. Budich, CPA, CFE, is an Audit partner and member of the Forensic and Risk Advisory team at Calibre CPA Group. He has been in public accounting since 2003. Art has significant audit experience with tax-exempt organizations including trade and professional associations, charitable foundations, advocacy groups, employee benefit plans and labor unions. He has led teams on audits, reviews, compilations and other attestation engagements. Art is also responsible for the internal employee performance evaluation and staff development processes.

Professional Experience

Art’s responsibilities include all aspects of engagement performance, including planning, supervising and conducting audit fieldwork; preparing financial statements, auditor’s reports and management letters; and presenting audit results to clients. His tax compliance responsibilities include preparation of annual tax and exempt organization information returns and determining unrelated business income tax liabilities. Art has performed numerous financial and tax engagements as well as compliance examinations in accordance with OMB Circulars A-122, A-133 and Uniform Guidance for organizations receiving Federal awards. As a member of the Forensic and Risk Advisory team, he conducts fraud investigations, internal control reviews operational audits and reviews under COSO and fraud risk assessments. Art also has a working knowledge of government grant administrative requirements and cost principles.

Education and Relationships

Art received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from James Madison University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Art is a Certified Fraud Examiner and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.