WHAT INSPIRES YOU, INSPIRES US.

Beth A. Bird, CPA

Partner, Director of Nonprofit

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"An important part of our audit process involves understanding and meeting clients' expectations. This starts with open, collaborative communication in the planning process and continues throughout the year. Only when we truly understand what is important to our clients, can we provide them with exceptional service."

OVERVIEW

Beth joined Eide Bailly in 1996 and provides experienced auditing, accounting and advisory services to nonprofit organizations. As the director of the firm’s nonprofit industry group, she has extensive experience working with organizations of all sizes—from less than $1 million in revenue to more than $1 billion. She’s been recognized by Finance and Commerce Magazine as one of the “Top Women in Finance.”

When you work with Beth, you get a caring, dedicated partner who knows the world of nonprofits inside and out. Her 30 plus years of accounting experience combined with her experience serving on the boards of several organizations, means she fully understands the impact of the decisions you’re facing. Bottom line: Beth will be a highly valuable advisor to your entire organization.

Beth’s heart truly aligns with the missions and values of nonprofits, so even when she’s not working, she’s volunteering within her community or serving as a board member for a local organization. When she needs to disconnect, she enjoys finding a quiet spot at home to read or quilt.  

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
Nonprofit Financial Group of the Twin Cities
AICPA Not-for-Profit Section

Designations/Licensures

Certified Public Accountant

Education

Bachelor of Arts, accounting – Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

Consultant for nonprofit boards and committees on issues of governance and board responsibilities.

Conducted single audits of nonprofit entities under Uniform Guidance.

Provided training and on-going education for nonprofit board of directors.

Guided organizations through complex accounting challenges, assisting with the implementation of new accounting standards and best practices.

COMMUNITY

Community Involvement

IFP Minnesota, Board Member
Ministries Foundation - Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Board Member