CFE, CPA, Partner – Washington Office
Tamber M. Alsop joined Hochschild, Bloom & Company LLP in 1994 as a staff accountant and was promoted to partner in 2002. Prior to joining the Firm, she had five years experience in public accounting. She has many supervisory audit responsibilities in audits of nonprofit agencies, cities, other political subdivisions and corporations. She has experience with fraud audits, HUD audits, Federal programs and other “Yellow Book” and Single Audits. She performs compilation, review and taxation services for major clients of the Firm.
As partner for the Firm, her primary function is to direct engagements, supervise senior and staff accountants, and review the work completed to ensure accuracy, completeness, suitable presentation and adequate disclosures. She tailors audit procedures to achieve the most effective audit, given the size and complexity of the plan and develops positive client relationships by ensuring value-added service are provided to each client.
Educational Background and Certifications
Mrs. Alsop graduated from Northeast Missouri State University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She received her CPA certificate (CPA certificate number 15830) in 1992 and is licensed to practice public accounting in the State of Missouri. She received her Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation in 2001.
Mrs. Alsop attends various professional development courses sponsored by the Missouri State Board of Accountancy and has received over 40 hours per year of Continuing Professional Education including those required of governmental auditors and certified fraud examiners. She also attends various in-house seminars and income tax workshops throughout the year. In the last three years, she has attended conferences on detecting fraud, grant program compliance and accounting for construction contractors. She has been a speaker at various courses related to fraud, internal controls and accounting and audit topics.
Mrs. Alsop is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Missouri Society of CPAs and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She is the treasurer for St. Clair Rotary and an active member in other charitable and community activities and associations. She also serves on the Government Finance Officers Association Special Review Committee which decides if a government should be awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.