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Matthew McFarlin


Senior Manager

Professional Overview

Matthew has over 13 years of public accounting experience, 11 of which were with a Big Four accounting firm. With a breadth of knowledge and experience in the Financial Services industry, he has served in both an assurance and advisory capacity. His customer base has spanned a broad range of public and non-public companies, including large multinational banks, medium-sized regional banks, and single location community banks.

Matthew has technical experience in a wide array of accounting and auditing areas, including accounting for allowance for loan and lease losses, revenue recognition, leases, investments, derivatives and hedging, and goodwill. He has also supported customers in their efforts to strengthen the design and operating effectiveness of key processes and controls within their organization in alignment with FDICIA and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant, North Carolina and Florida
  • Master of Accounting, Taxation , Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Finance, Florida State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Bankers Association
  • North Carolina Bankers Association
  • Virginia Association of Community Banks

Civic and Community Activities

Matthew serves as CFO and sits on the board of directors of CCR, a non-profit organization serving the needs of adults and youth in the local community.  He also volunteers as a financial literacy advocate for the youth, working with Junior Achievement, a global non-profit organization.


Assurance & Attestation Services

Attestation & Other Engagements

Audits, Reviews, Compilations


Financial Services