Farris, CPA
Senior Manager, Assurance
2001 North Main Street, Suite 360
Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Nathan’s experience involves providing services including financial statement audits, overhead audits in accordance with Part 31 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, single audits under the provisions of OMB Circular A-133, and consulting and implementation of internal controls with an emphasis on mitigating fraud risks, financial reporting, compliance with funder agreements and federal regulations. He is experienced in various industries such as nonprofit, consumer products and manufacturing companies, and consulting and service based companies.  In addition to his unique combination of services, he is a key contributor to the nonprofit trainings at BPM, author of BPM alerts and whitepapers covering a variety of technical issues pertaining to nonprofits, and has done workshops on nonprofit accounting and financial reporting. Nate is heavily involved in the Nonprofit Services Group and has provided guidance for complex accounting issues such as fair value measurements, alternative investments, complex contributions and capital campaigns, planned giving, endowments and UPMIFA, and grant accounting.

Interesting Tidbit

Nathan was a two sport athlete, playing football and running track at Azusa Pacific University. While his playing days are over, he still takes a team approach to his work by incorporating great teamwork, a solid game plan, and hard work as his keys to success.

Professional Affiliations

  •  Member – California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
  • Board Member and Audit Committee Chair – Easter Seals Bay Area
  • Volunteer Speaker – Volunteer Center of the East Bay

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Accounting Degree - Azusa Pacific University