Andreas A. Alexandrou, CPA

Partner, Audit

Biography

Andreas A. Alexandrou has been working with nonprofit organizations since 1996. His expertise includes audits and risk advisory engagements for nonprofit organizations including international organizations, associations, private foundations and other charitable institutions. He also has extensive experience auditing organizations subject to the requirements included in Title 2 U.S. Code of Regulations (CFR) Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance).

As a partner, Mr. Alexandrou is responsible for all aspects of client service and engagement administration, and interacts with clients (and their boards) to plan engagements, resolve problems, and suggest procedures to improve the accounting process and internal controls.

Mr. Alexandrou travels abroad to oversee the completion of annual audit engagements for his international nongovernmental organization (INGO) clients. He also provides consulting services to his non-audit international clients abroad, including the review of field office internal controls, field office accounting and reporting, operational best practices and compliance with donor requirements. On occasion he visits remote regions where his international INGO clients maintain programmatic activities to review and advise on achieving organizational success. Over the years, Mr. Alexandrou has traveled to 50 countries to perform audit and advisory work on behalf of his clients. Mr. Alexandrou has led presentations on appropriate financial stewardship of funds, including sub-recipient monitoring, indirect cost structuring, field office financial reporting and other best practices for his INGO clients.

Mr. Alexandrou serves as treasurer of Freedom in Creation, an international humanitarian organization providing educational activities for children in Gulu, northern Uganda. He is also a member of GRF’s Executive Committee.

 

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. in Accounting, University of Maryland, College Park

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Freedom in Creation, Board of Directors
  • Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA)
  • Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA)
  • Orthodox Christian Network (OCN), Board of Directors
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