Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Sarah Hardee
As Audit Principal, she manages a team of six auditors. Her primary responsibilities are technical review of attest services provided by the firm, monitoring quality control in accordance with the firm’s standards and is team capital for peer review services. Sarah has particular expertise in audits conducted in accordance with Governmental Auditing Standards, as well as audits of nonprofits and employee benefit plans. She is often asked by other peer reviewers to participate in reviews of other audit firms due to her specialized knowledge and experience with high risk benefit plans such as multi-employer, defined benefit and employee stock ownership plans (ESOP).
Sarah conducts training seminars on audit preparedness, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, fraud prevention, unrelated business income tax, cost allocation in accordance with State regulations.
Sarah assists businesses in securing financing for large leveraged ESOP’s, in selling multi-million dollar companies and in recording complex business combination transactions (Mergers and Acquisitions).
She is a member of the Tennessee Peer Review Committee as well as an audit committee member for the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 2015, she was named in the Nashville Business Journal as a Power Leader in Accounting.
Over the years she’s volunteered her time as a board member for a variety of nonprofit organizations and is currently the Treasurer of The Sports Authority of Williamson County, Tennessee.