“I enjoy the people I work with – the other partners, the staff and all of our clients.”
In an industry where much is compliance driven, Ken Perlman is always thinking about his employee benefit plan and labor union clients and their needs. Communicating updates and new regulations, sharing relevant articles and providing guidance helps his clients stay ahead of the curve.
A partner in the New Jersey office, Ken has more than 30 years of audit experience specializing in multi-employer Taft Hartley benefit plans, labor unions and non-profit organizations. He has conducted and supervised fraud investigations involving labor unions and employee benefit funds and performed payroll compliance reviews of contributing employers. Ken has also represented clients in examinations by the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor.
Deep Expertise and Focus
Prior to joining the firm in 1977, Ken was employed as a junior accountant for a small New York firm. At Buchbinder, Ken appreciates the deep expertise and collective knowledge among the partners in a wide variety of niche services – knowing that within the team a solution can always be found.
Ken is the go-to audit partner when it comes to the firm’s membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center. He has firm-wide responsibility for Buchbinder’s employee benefit plan audit practice.
In his spare time, Ken enjoys regular fitness and strength training. He recently won the Summer Warrior Trophy award for demonstrating the highest level of consistency and effort in his training. Ken is also a lover of music and often attends concerts.
Ken earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Wagner College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He is licensed to practice in New York State.