Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that A.J. Licht, CPA, has earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) credential. Licht joins an exclusive group of 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals’ rigorous standards in the practice of construction financial management.
“I have devoted much of my career to serving clients in the construction industry,” Licht said. “The CCIFP credential formally recognizes my expertise in construction accounting and further equips me to help my clients strengthen their financial position and achieve their business goals.”
The CCIFP designation raises the standards for construction financial professionals by giving special recognition to those who demonstrate skill and proficiency in their field. To attain the certification, an applicant must serve in a professional financial role for a construction contractor or an accounting and/or financial service provider to the industry and pass a comprehensive exam. The CCIFP exam covers accounting and reporting, income recognition, budgeting and planning, risk management, taxes, human resources, legal issues and information technology. In addition, certified professionals must complete continuing education requirements.
Licht is a senior manager and leader of the firm’s Construction Services Group. He is a member of the Associated Builders & Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter, the Home Builders Association of Saginaw, and the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association. In addition to his work at Yeo & Yeo, Licht is a member of the Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network and the Saginaw Valley State University Stevens Center for Family Business.