Melissa Szot Joins Marks Paneth Government Practice

March 12, 2018

New York, NY (March 12, 2018) – Top 100 accounting, tax and advisory firm Marks Paneth LLP, has announced the addition of Melissa Szot, CPA, CGMA, as a Senior Manager in the firm’s government practice. Szot joins the firm’s established team of professionals providing audit, compliance and advisory services for governmental organizations on the local, county and federal level.

Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Szot planned and conducted government and nonprofit audits at both national and regional public accounting firms. Her specialty areas include municipal audits, SSEA 18 internal control audits, federal government compliance audits, single audits for municipal and membership organizations, and New York State cost reporting requirements.

Szot also serves as a member of the Special Review Committee for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) where she reviews applications for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) program.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is a premier accounting firm with origins dating back to 1907. With a team of nearly 700 professionals, the firm provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax and consulting services, with specialties in international tax, forensic accounting, litigation support, family office and financial advisory services.

Marks Paneth professionals deliver expert knowledge in a wide range of industries, including nonprofit, government and healthcare; real estate, hospitality and restaurants; wholesale and distribution; theater, media and entertainment; and high-net-worth services.

Headquartered in New York City, with additional offices throughout the East Coast, Marks Paneth is ranked by Accounting Today as the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation and among the top 10 in the Mid-Atlantic Region. For more information, visit

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