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Press Release

William Aiken, CPA, Elected NYSSCPA Director

Robert Busweiler - Communications Associate
Published Date:
May 15, 2012

NEW YORK, NY, MAY 15, 2012 – The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) installed William Aiken, CPA of Riverdale, as a director representing its Manhattan/Bronx Chapter at its 115th Annual Election Meeting & Dinner held at the New York Marriott Marquis on May 10. Aiken’s term is for three years and begins on June 1, 2012.

Aiken joined the NYSSCPA in 1981 and has previously served on its Board of Directors. He served as a member of the Advisory for the Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) Committee. He has also served as a member of the Finance, Awards, Audit, Industry Oversight, Not-for-Profit Organizations, Chief Financial Officers and Cooperation with Government Officials committees.
Aiken is a past president and a member of the Executive Board for its Manhattan/Bronx Chapter.
After his retirement from KPMG Peat Marwick, Aiken served as the chief financial officer of major corporations including the Jewish Child Care Association of NY and the Long Island Rail Road. He was also the assistant deputy commissioner for budget control at the City of New York's Human Resources Administration during the Ed Koch Administration.
Aiken is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a past president of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.
Aiken has a bachelor of business administration degree from City College in public accountancy, and a master of business administration degree in finance and investments from Baruch College of the City University of New York. He served in the United States Marine Corps, and achieved the rank of sergeant.
About the NYSSCPA
Representing more than 28,000 CPAs, the NYSSCPA was the first state accounting organization in the nation. Incorporated in 1897, the Society is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to establish and maintain high standards of integrity, honor, and character among certified public accountants.
The New York State Society of CPAs is located at 3 Park Avenue in New York City. To learn more about the Society, call 800-633-6320 or visit the Society’s website at