Sean Kocan, CPA, CFE
Principal | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sean is a Principal in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office of HBK CPAs & Consultants and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2004. He joined HBK in 2011. Prior to joining HBK, Sean was a manager at Deloitte and at another regional accounting firm in Pittsburgh. Sean has experience performing and supervising assurance services for clients of various types including publicly-traded companies, privately owned businesses, international businesses, development stage entities, governments and not-for-profits. The main industries he serves include charter and approved private schools, religious organizations, residential and community-based not-for-profits, oil and gas producers, software developers, manufacturers and distributors, construction contractors, architectural/engineering (A/E) firms and service organizations. Sean has extensive experience with internal controls based on his broad experience and fraud examination background. He consults all of his clients on proper internal controls and has helped numerous clients identify and remedy control deficiencies in a practical and useful manner. In addition to traditional audit, review and compilation services, Sean is a firm leader in providing specialized assurance services relating to service organization controls (SOC) reports, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) overhead rate audits, asset-based lending agreed-upon procedures and custody examinations for registered investment advisors. Sean is also a member of the firm’s Assurance Practice Committee. Sean completed the PICPA 2014-2015 Next Generation Leadership Program and was the recipient of the 2015 PICPA Young Leader Award.
- Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree in Accounting from Robert Morris University
- Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
- Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- Member, PICPA Accounting & Auditing Procedures Committee