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Laurence Scot

COO Co-Manager,
Skody Scot & Company, CPAs, P.C.

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Skody Scot & Company, CPAs, P.C.

Bio

LAURENCE SCOT is the co-managing partner of Skody Scot & Company, a NYC based CPA firm formed in 1990 that specializes in providing auditing, consulting, 990 preparation and other professional services to local, national and international Not-For-Profit (NFP) organizations. 

Prior to starting his own firm, he worked for some notable and prestigious companies including Shearman & Sterling (law), American Institute of CPAs (professional membership) and Coopers & Lybrand (public accounting). 

He is certified in NJ and NY, has an MBA from Pace University, has taught undergraduate and graduate classes at several colleges, been lecturing and giving seminars in the New York tri-state area to CPAs, NFP Directors & Officers and management and other professionals for over 25 years.  He is the creator of three unique in-class certificate programs, “NFP Accounting and Governmental Reporting” previously offered by NYU, “NFP Financial Management and Reporting” previously offered at Baruch and currently offered by Fordham University and NFP Bookkeeping and Reporting currently offered by Fordham University. 

Mr. Scot has received a number of awards for his civic activities including Citation for Community Service from the Manhattan Borough President and the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Crain’s New York Business.  Several years ago, Mr. Scot wrote a highly regarded desk reference book on Not-For-Profit accounting and reporting, published by John Wiley.

Education

Pace University
New York, New York, United States
MBA, 1986
Accounting - CPA Preparation
1980 To 1986

Queens College
Queens, New York, United States
BA, 1976
Political Science
1972 To 1976

Job History

Skody Scot & Co., CPAs
Co-Managing Partner
New York, NY, United States
January 1990 - present

Coopers & Lybrand
Supervisor
New York, NY, United States
January 1986 - January 1988

AICPA
Financial Accountant
New York, NY, United States
January 1984 - January 1986