Mike Pocrnich

Mike Pocrnich is an accounting professional with over 20 years of experience, primarily in non-profit accounting, auditing, and financial analysis.

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Mike Pocrnich is an accounting professional with over 20 years of experience, primarily in non-profit accounting, auditing, and financial analysis. Based in the Minneapolis area, he holds a BA in Accounting from St. John’s University. In his early career as a Senior Auditor at CliftonLarsonAllen, Mike managed non-profit audits, developed internal controls, trained junior staff, and presented financial reports to leadership. He is known for his financial forecasting, reporting, and analytical skills, as well as his proficiency in various ERP and CRM software, including the Microsoft suite.

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Mike Pocrnich

Mike Pocrnich is an accomplished accounting professional with a robust career spanning over two decades, primarily focused on non-profit accounting, auditing, and financial analysis. Residing in the Minneapolis metro area with his family and a cherished dog named June, Mike has intertwined his passion for the great outdoors with a dedication to financial excellence. His academic roots are firmly planted in Minnesota, with a BA in Accounting from St. John’s University.

Professionally, Mike commenced his journey as a Senior Auditor at CliftonLarsonAllen, where he honed his skills in managing non-profit audits and developing internal controls, along with training junior staff and delivering financial presentations to leadership teams. His expertise in financial forecasting, reporting, and analysis is complemented by a strong technological proficiency across various ERP and CRM software as well as the Microsoft suite.

Mike’s tenure at Element Financial Advisory, where he serves as a Finance Manager, further showcases his versatility. He manages a diverse portfolio of clients, providing contracted CFO and Controller services to government and non-profit entities, developing financial forecasts, and navigating the complexities of state and federal grant management. His previous role as Controller at Beltz, Kes, Darling & Associates (now BerganKDV) echoes similar responsibilities, with an added focus on leading annual audits and facilitating financing for clients.

With a professional skill set that encompasses staff management and client relations, coupled with a high emotional IQ and exceptional communication abilities, Mike stands out as a customer service expert. His personal skills fortify his professional capabilities, as he adeptly manages accounts payable, payroll, and financial compliance, ensuring his team operates at peak efficiency. Mike Pocrnich’s career is a testament to his dedication to providing expert accounting and analytical skills in collaborative environments. With a track record of using GAAP, FASB, GASB, and other accounting principles daily for the past two decades, Mike’s seasoned perspective and leadership in finance make him a valuable asset to any organization seeking to enhance their financial strategy and operations.

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