Michael J. Halkias, CPA
908 272-7000 x3734
Michael Halkias joined MSPC in 2001 and became a Principal in 2008. He specializes in providing audit and assurance services to both private and publicly traded corporations with extensive experience in hospitality, maritime, and healthcare Industries. Prior to joining MSPC, Michael worked at as an auditor at one of the “Big Four” public accounting firms and as an analyst for an international insurance conglomerate.
Michael is a member of MSPC’s Accounting and Auditing Committee, SEC Business Practice Group, and functions as a part of the firm’s research and quality control teams. Michael has expertise addressing U.S. financial reporting and compliance issues for both private and public entities. His membership on the SEC Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants ensures that he is knowledgeable about the most recent developments in public company audits and actions of the SEC and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
He is a former member of the Content Committee (2015-2016) of the AICPA Board of Examiners, which is responsible for the technical content of the Uniform CPA. He is also a member of the Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) sub-committee of the Content Committee (2014-2018) which reviews and approves content for inclusion in the FAR section of the Uniform CPA Examination.
Michael is extensively involved with the planning and supervision of some MSPC’s largest international audits and has worked extensively with independent affiliated firms to conduct field-work in England, Australia, China, Canada, Scotland, Sweden, Turkey, Greece, Singapore, the Czech Republic, and the Republic of Cyprus. Michael is experienced in financial statement requirements under both U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards (as adopted by the International Accounting Standards Board).
B.S. degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, McDonough School
of Business, Georgetown University
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
- New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Hellenic American Chamber of Congress
Hobbies & Interests
Michael lives in New Jersey with his wife, Maria, and sons, James and Thomas. He is an avid reader who enjoys travel and spending time with his family.