Scott Nelson, CPA


Scott Nelson

I am inspired by the relationships that I have with clients and our Eide Bailly team, and I am grateful for the opportunity to work with such talented people each day. My passion is to provide quality service while working alongside clients to meet their objectives.


Scott has over 20 years of experience planning, performing and supervising audit engagements. He provides services to many industries, including healthcare, nonprofit and a variety of commercial entities.

When you work with Scott, you can expect open and honest communication and someone who listens with a goal of understanding your business. He works alongside you to complete your goals and takes the time to understand your hurdles and challenges. Scott is always open to conversation and understands how important effective listening skills are for solving problems.

Outside of work, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two young girls, camping and hiking in the great outdoors. He can occasionally be found trying to fool a fish with a fly or chasing a crazy yellow lab though the uplands.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Billings Chapter of Certified Public Accountants


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Bachelor of Arts, Finance and Accounting Options – Montana State University, Bozeman


Client Work

  • Conducts financial statement audits for healthcare organizations (PPS, CAH, physician practices, clinics), nonprofits, and commercial entities.
  • Involved in agreed-upon procedures engagements for various purposes, including reports for official statements of public debt offerings.
  • Works closely with clients to analyze healthcare contractual, bad debt and charity allowance activities.


Community Involvement

  • Montana Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management, Provider/Member Engagement Chair