Derek L. Flanagan, CPA

Partner

Derek L. Flanagan

It's important to make the work process as smooth as possible. To that end, I create relationships with clients that give me the insight to help them achieve success.

OVERVIEW

Derek's primary focus is in the government and utility industry, where he coordinates and supervises Uniform Guidance audit services to governments, tribal entities and nonprofit organizations.

Derek is easy to talk to and can get along with just about anybody, creating a work-friendly environment. He always is cognizant about clients' needs and tries to be as responsive to them as possible.

Outside of work, Derek enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenica, and their three children. Family time is important to the Flanagans; they spend as much time as possible with extended family and friends. Derek also enjoys golfing and attending any major sporting event, especially baseball.

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

  • North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Designations/Licensures

  • Certified Public Accountant

Education

  • Bachelor of Accountancy – University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

  • Provided audit services to local governments (schools, cities, tribes and counties), and rural electric cooperatives.
  • Performs forecasts for the education industry, including colleges and charter schools.
  • Promoted staff development by facilitating firmwide trainings on various governmental accounting topics.

COMMUNITY

Community Involvement

  • Government Finance Officers Association, Special Review Committee for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program – Member
  • Local Dollars for Scholars (Central Cass School) Board