In the past decade, credit unions have been required to manage greater risk and compliance concerns, all while working to serve their membership and constituents. Brown Edwards’ credit union accounting services can support your organization, improve your efficiency, and allow you to focus on your core mission.
Whether you are a small specialty contractor or a large heavy industrial construction business, Brown Edwards’ extensive knowledge of best practices can guide you through these financial challenges. Learn more about our construction accounting practice.
Our expertise in credit union accounting and other not for-profit accounting comes from an experienced and committed team of professionals. We employ a former Virginia Credit Union League auditor and our specialized staff includes CISAs (Certified Information System Auditor) and CFEs (Certified Fraud Examiner). Additionally, our work is reviewed in-house to ensure that you receive a top-quality audit.
Brown Edwards’ strength is performing audits efficiently with minimal disruption to credit union operations and delivering our services and reports in a timely manner. We typically meet with your supervisory committee and / or board on the last day of our fieldwork to present a preliminary draft of our reports. Our recommendations reflect our extensive and practical understanding of your credit union’s daily operations.
Credit Union Accounting Services
- Supervisory Committee Audits
- GAAS “Opinion” Audits
- Disaster Recovery Planning
- Systems Consulting
- Internal Audits and Procedures
- ACH Audits
- Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)
- SAS 70 Audits
- EDP System Selection
- EDP Audits
- Consulting Services
- Monthly Accounting Services
- Lending Reviews
- PIN Audits
- Management Transition Audit Services
Find out more about how we can support your business. Contact our credit union accounting team
2102 Langhorne Road, Ste 200 • Lynchburg, VA 24501-1121
Norman Yoder is an assurance partner in the Lynchburg office. Norman graduated summa cum laude from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting in 1999. He graduated as the valedictorian of JMU’s College of Business, and received various awards for academic success. Norman began his career in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he worked with a regional firm for six years following his graduation. He joined the Lynchburg office of Brown Edwards in 2005.
Norman’s areas of expertise include:
- Local governments and related entities
- Not-for-profit organizations
- Financial institutions
- Retailers and wholesale distributors
- CCRC and health care organizations
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Closely-held businesses
- Registered investment advisors
- US public companies subject to PCAOB standards
In addition to working with his own clients, Norman consults on technical audit and accounting issues on other engagements throughout the firm, and assists the firm’s peer review team with engagements where he has specific expertise. Norman is a member of the firm’s accounting and auditing committee, and has been recognized as a “Super CPA” in the Virginia Business magazine several times. Norman currently serves as the area coordinator for the Lynchburg office.
What Clients SayAbout Our Accounting Services for Credit Unions
"Entrust Financial Credit Union has worked with Brown, Edwards for over 6 years, during which time they have completed thorough audits of the credit union and have been a great resource for accounting expertise. Our Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee, and Examiners have been pleased with the audit reports presented by Brown, Edwards. Their staff has always been courtesy and professional and easy to work with. We highly recommend Brown, Edwards for auditing, tax form preparation, and accounting expertise needs."
Lisa Lambrecht - CEO Entrust Financial Credit Union Richmond, VA
"Brown Edwards goes beyond an auditing firm that I trust to provide our Supervisory Committee with reliable financial reports and an accurate audit opinion. They provide professional and courteous advice when seeking an expert opinion relating to internal controls and GAAP. I know Brown Edwards shares our board’s goal of protecting the long term viability of the credit union, and the efforts they undertake for their clients is an exemplar of that shared passion.."