Mike Nurse

CPA, CFE, CGMA | Senior Manager

About

Whether it’s climbing 19,341 feet to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, reaching terminal velocity while skydiving, or rescuing feral cats, Mike is always up for an exciting new adventure.

Mike is a senior manager in Accounting and Consulting Services at Clark Nuber. He focuses on serving businesses in the professional services and healthcare industries. Mike is also a Certified Fraud Examiner, has a certificate in COSO Internal Control Framework, and specializes in fraud and forensic accounting. He has over fourteen years of proven outstanding client service, and has held positions in both the private and public accounting industries.

Practice Emphasis

  • Fraud and forensic accounting
  • Internal control assessments & development
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Pre-audit and review support
  • Grant accounting and compliance
  • GAAP oversight
  • Agreed-upon-procedures
  • Forecasting and budgeting

Proven Results

  • Developed five-year operating budget for multi-million dollar federally funded healthcare agency.
  • Helped a large regional grant-funded non-profit become audit ready for three fiscal years.
  • Constructed a five-year financial projection for a start-up iPhone application developer across five U.S. markets.
  • Traced millions of dollars across 55+ bank accounts and provided litigation support in alleged Ponzi scheme operation.

Education

  • University of California at Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Seattle University, Master of Business Administration, Accounting

Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

My Life by the Numbers

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Mike's absolute favorite variance in any accounting reconciliation

52

Steel rollercoasters ridden (and counting!)

120

Terminal velocity reached in mph jumping from a plane at 13,000 feet

19341

Vertical feet climbed summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro