Royce Townsend, CPA

Partner

Royce Townsend

I'm inspired by leaders of organizations who aspire to champion the goals for an organization, and who mentor and motivate the employees of the organization to support the organization's plan for success. My goal is to always be a resource for our clients to assist in achieving their goals.

OVERVIEW

Royce practices within the governmental accounting, auditing and advisory arena, with a primary focus on K‐12 school districts and county offices of education as well as charter schools. As the requirements for single audits under Uniform Guidance (and the State Audit Guide) continue to change, Royce has been a leader in training our staff and assisting our clients to ensure continuing compliance with regulations. He has been a featured speaker at the CalCPA Education Foundation's annual School District Conference, providing updates and guidance to firms that provide audit services to K‐12 school districts. His expertise in this area has been recognized by his peers throughout the industry.

As a trainer, Royce is a recognized speaker with the CalCPA Education Foundation School District Conference; and the CASBO annual conference, speaking on topics including compliance, updates on government accounting standards and internal control. Workshops currently being provided to our clients under Royce's direction include Associated Student Body Fund accounting, attendance compliance and accounting and internal control best practices. When you work with Royce, you can expect to receive a timely and informed response.

Outside of work, Royce enjoys spending time with his family, collecting music and enjoying the company of this four‐legged friends.

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Association of School Business Officials

Designations/Licensures

  • Certified Public Accountant

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Accounting – California State University, San Bernardino
  • Associate of Arts, Computer Science – Riverside Community College

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

  • Provides practical solutions for organizations to problem solve concerns to ensure ongoing compliance.