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Kristen Godsoe, CPA, MSA

Senior Audit Manager

I'M INSPIRED BY…

My kids. They inspire me to strive to be the best I can be, to be a solid role model for them as a working mom. This is definitely a work in process!

IF I COULD BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD…

Starring in a Broadway musical.

(978) 569-2969

Experience

Ms. Godsoe brings to MFA over 10 years of public accounting experience, including financial statement audit, audit of internal controls, performance improvement advisory and related attestation services. She provides professional audit services to a wide range of clients that are both publicly and privately held. Kristen has extensive knowledge and experience advising clients on various technical areas including stock-based compensation, income tax provisions, SEC reporting, and internal controls.

In her role at MFA, Kristen manages all facets of the audit engagement and works directly with clients as their trusted advisor to implement the latest accounting standards and work through complex transactions. She also is part of the Firm’s internal review team, sharing best practices with engagement teams and helping to increase audit quality and efficiency.

Prior to joining MFA, Kristen was a senior manager at KPMG in their Boston consumer and industrial manufacturing practice, specializing in the planning and completion of global SEC audits.

Education

  • MS – Accounting; University of Maine
  • BS – Business Administration; University of Maine

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Expertise

  • Complex GAAP financial reporting
  • SEC reporting and compliance
  • Revenue recognition
  • Internal controls
  • Business and strategic audit and consulting
  • Complex debt and equity arrangements
  • Stock-based compensation
  • Transaction support services

Certifications

  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant

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