Gerard A. Demetrius
Office: Little Falls NJ
Services & Skills: Advisory & Consulting, Audit & Assurance, Employee Benefit Plans, Non-Profit Organizations, Peer Review, Privately Held & Family-Owned Business, Public Companies, Reviews & Compilations, Tax
“Promise low and deliver high.”
Gerard Demetrius often gets told he doesn’t resemble the typical accountant as much as he does a professional wrestler. He’s outspoken, gregarious, a colorful dresser, and an avid weight lifter. But don’t let that fool you, because his unconventional appearance often works to his advantage among his clients.
Gerard is a hands-on audit partner who believes that talking to staff and management and paying attention to surroundings is a critical partner duty when performing an engagement. He prides himself on not making promises he can’t deliver and his ability to be a straight shooter.
Measure Twice, Cut Once
For Gerard, it’s all in the planning so his team knows their responsibilities and roles before going into the field during an audit. He is diligently responsive to his clients’ needs, getting back to them right away, regardless of the matter. Open communication is critical throughout the year, and Gerard is known for his accessibility and being able to break down technical information so it’s understandable for his clients.
Prior to joining Buchbinder in 2016 as a partner, Gerard was a partner at a mid-sized regional accounting firm where he supervised audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements, and was responsible for the tax function of the firm.
Gerard brings more than 25 years of experience in auditing, tax, accounting, and management consulting services. He has experience with numerous industries including casino, pharmaceutical, import, manufacturing, retail, government contracting, non-profit and SEC registrants. Gerard also performs peer reviews of other CPA firms.
Aside from weightlifting, in his spare time Gerard enjoys playing golf, reading, and adding to his growing collection of Nike basketball shoes. Additionally, Gerard is the treasurer of the Fordham Club of Northern New Jersey. Typically, however, when he’s not working you can find him spending quality time with his wife and daughter.
Gerard earned a B.S. in Marketing from Fordham University, where he also earned a Master of Business Administration in Professional Accounting and Finance. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants where he formerly served on the Information Technology and Taxation Sections. Currently, Gerard is an AICPA Peer Review Team Captain. He is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Gerard is licensed to practice in the state of New Jersey.