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Peer Review

Become a Reviewer

I. How to become a Peer Reviewer

Performing peer reviews provides CPAs with a way to give back to the accounting profession. Peer Reviewers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a member of the AICPA in good standing
  • Be currently active at an enrolled peer reviewed public practice firm in a supervisory level
  • Be associated with a firm that has received a passing peer review report for their latest review
  • Posess the knowledge of the professional standards in the area being reviews
  • Have at least five years of work experience in public accounting in a accounting or auditing function
  • Provide updated information to the NYSSCPA

For the full list of qualifications, visit the AICPA How to Become a Peer Reviewer site

II. How to become a Peer Reviewer Team or Review Captain

  • To be a System Review team captain, a reviewer must be a partner in his or her firm. This is not a requirement to be a Review Captain or an Engagement Review Captain.
  • Complete peer review training that meets the requirements established by the AICPA Peer Review Board within 3 years of the commencement of the peer review. For more information about those requirements, visit the AICPA’s section on Peer Review Training.

For the full list of qualifications, visit the AICPA How to Become a Peer Reviewer site

III. AICPA Toolkits for Peer Reviewers

The AICPA provides valuable information for peer reviewers.

  • The Peer Review Practitioner's Toolkit provides samples and guidelines for you, as a new or experienced peer reviewer, to use to promote your peer review services and develop your practice.  Access this toolkit here
  • The Practice Management Toolkits provide easy access to all of the documents you need to start a review.  Access these toolkits here

IV. Finding a Firm Enrolled in Peer Review

To search for a firm enrolled in the AICPA Practice Monitoring Program, click here

V. Information about the 2018 Peer Review Conference

Information regarding the 2018 Peer Review Conference has not yet been announced. 

VI. Peer Review Alerts 

Access to Peer Review Alerts, which feature top news items on current issues, can be found by visiting: http://www.aicpa.org/InterestAreas/PeerReview/NewsAndPublications/Pages/default.aspx

VII. Peer Review Staff

Questions about the NYSSCPA Peer Review Program, contact the peer review staff below

Ernie Markezin

Director, Professional & Technical Resources

ejmarkezin@nysscpa.org

212-719-8303

Mark Rachleff

Manager, Peer Review Technical

mrachleff@nysscpa.org

212-719-8401

Theresa Campbell

Manager, Peer Review Administration

tcampbell@nysscpa.org

212-719-8435

Sobeida Cortorreal

Peer Review Admin.

scortorreal@nysscpa.org

212-719-8372

Sandia Raghubir

Peer Review Admin

sraghubir@nysscpa.org

212-719-8406