Victoria L. Pitkin
Tory brings more than 20 years of accounting and auditing experience to ORBA, serving as the firm’s Head of Quality Control. She specializes in reviewing financial statements for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) and other professional standards, including those established by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the AICPA’s Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS).
Throughout her career, Tory has utilized her auditing expertise to develop and present training on topics such as risk assessment and the clarity standards. In addition she consults with the firm’s engagement teams on efficiency techniques and assists them in developing appropriate audit responses to identified risks. Tory has authored several responses to proposed changes to the auditing and ethics standards.
Tory relies on her keen attention to detail when handling all client matters. She pairs her auditing expertise with her communications skills to ensure that staff and peers are kept abreast of current developments in accounting principles and engagement standards.
Outside of the office, Tory treks to international locations from England to Mongolia and even passed the safari guide qualification exams in South Africa. Locally, Tory continues her explorations as an avid geocacher.
- Adjunct Professor, City University of New York, Bernard Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
- Doing the Right Thing: When is a Contingent Fee Arrangment Considered an Acts Descreditable? The Trusted Professional, January 1, 2015