Kenneth C. Gardiner

CPA, CCIFP, CDA
Partner
315.472.9127 x123

Kenneth C. Gardiner, CPA, CCIFP, CDA, is the partner-in-charge of assurance services and quality control. He has over 40 years of
experience providing audit and accounting services for a variety of clients including manufacturing, construction and architects and
engineers. Ken specializes in the construction industry and is responsible for overseeing all audit and accounting services to that
industry. He was the first person in Upstate New York to receive the designation of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional
(CCIFP).
Ken also has extensive experience with audits of employee benefit plans and has been involved with consulting projects and auditing of
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) overhead rates. He has had direct responsibility for many consulting services provided to
clientele, including development of financial reporting systems. Ken is the partner-in-charge of the firm’s internal technology department
and is responsible for maintaining the state-of-the-art equipment for the firm.

  • Professional Certifications

    Certified Public Accountant in New York and Pennsylvania (CPA)
    Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP)
    Certified Design Accountant (CDA)

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    NYSSPA Construction Contractors Committee – Past Chairman
    Central New York Construction Financial Management Association – Secretary, Treasurer
    Construction Industry CPA’s and Consultants – Past President
    Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – Treasurer

  • Community Involvement

    Greater Syracuse Business Development Corporation (GSBDC) – President
    Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA) – Board of Directors and Treasurer
    Cazenovia College – Chairman of Board of Trustees
    McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site – Past President of the Board
    Optimists International, Lafayette, NY Chapter – Treasurer and Past President

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, Le Moyne College (1981)

  • Publications & Presentations

    Accounting and Finance Update – Dannible & McKee, LLP Construction Conference, Co-presenter, December 2020

    Accounting, Reporting and Corporate Governance Update – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, Co-presenter, November 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017

    Revenue Recognition – Inside Looking Out and Outside Looking In – Dannible & McKee, LLP Construction Conference, Co-presenter, December 2019  

    The New Revenue Recognition Standard is Finally(!) Here – A “How To” Guide – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, December 2019

    Implementation Issues and Examples of Applying the New Revenue Recognition Rules with Tax Law Update – AGC NYS Annual Construction Industry Conference, Co-presenter, December 2019

    Financial Accounting & Income Tax Update – Associated General Contractors of NYS Annual Conference, Co-presenter, December 2018

    “The Price is Right – Effectively Recovering Overhead When Pricing Contracts”  – Dannible &McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center

    5 Steps to Revenue Recognition Workshop – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, December 2018

    Accounting, Reporting, and Corporate Governance Update – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 38th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

    Find Time for Strategic Planning,” Dannible & McKee, LLP Tax & Business Alert Newsletter, April 2018

    New Accounting Rules and Tax Strategies – Associated General Contractors of NYS Annual Conference, Co-presenter, December 2016

    Financial Reporting Update – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2015 and 2016

    “Financial Planning for Construction Contractors” – Construction Contractor Magazine, Fall 2016

    Financial Reporting Options, Changes and Updates – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2014

    Accounting, Reporting, and Corporate Governance Update – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s 37th Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2014

    Hot Topics in Financial Reporting – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Manufacturing Conference, October 2014

    Identifying Risky Architecture and Engineering Firms Using Ratios and Other Financial Analysis Tools – 2014 American Association of State Highway Transportation Offices (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Internal/External Audit Annual Meeting, August 2014

    Internal Controls for Construction Companies – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2013

    New Accounting Rules Significantly Impacting Contractors – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Construction Conference, December 2012