Nielsen Joins Citrin Cooperman as Partner in Capital Markets and Private Equity

Johanna Nielsen

Johanna Nielsen

New York-based Citrin Cooperman (FY13 net revenue of $133 million) announced that Johanna Nielsen has joined the firm as an audit partner on the capital markets and private equity team. Additionally, Nielsen will be a resource for the firm’s audit quality control department, working closely with engagement teams across industries. She will be based out of the firm’s New York City headquarters.

Nielsen has more than 14 years of public accounting experience with Grant Thornton – U.S. and Grant Thornton – France, providing audit and advisory services to both publicly and privately held international companies. In that role, she provided accounting and advisory support to subsidiaries of U.S. companies operating globally. Nielsen spent more than six years in Paris, assisting clients with, among other things, the application of U.S. accounting rules and regulations as well as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). During that time, she served as a lead audit engagement partner and an IFRS reviewing partner.

Joel Cooperman, MP of Citrin Cooperman, says, “Her international expertise will allow us to further enhance our clients’ understanding of the complex and changing global and U.S. regulatory requirements. Our firm has a growing presence in the international markets, and Johanna’s decision to join us strengthens our global position.”

Nielsen says, “It’s exciting to be part of a team that is so focused on client service, innovation and growth.”