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Steven Morrison, CPA – 2017 40 Under 40 Honoree


Steven Morrison, CPA

Age: 39
Employer: MBAF
Title: Principal
City/State: Miami, Florida

Professional Associations/Memberships:

AICPA Auditing Standards Board (“ASB”)

  • Board member
  • SAS No. 132 Task Force Chair


  • Educational Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • University of Florida Accounting Conference (2018 chair)
  • Miami-Downtown Chapter, past board member and past chair
  • Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards, past board member and past chair
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Asia Committee, member

Serves as an engagement partner on audits of SEC issuers and non-public entities in various industries

Personal accomplishments:

  • Serves as a Quality and Risk Management partner assisting engagement teams with complex accounting and auditing issues
  • Addresses unique technical accounting and audit issues of entities in the United States as well as in Asia, Europe, Oceania, and South and Central America
  • Extensive experience in effectively communicating simple and complex technical matters to all levels of personnel at companies
  • Current board member of the AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB) which promulgates US generally accepted auditing Standards (GAAS) through Statements on Auditing Standards
  • Recently served as the chair of the task force that updated the going concern standard, which “addresses the auditor’s responsibilities in the audit of financial statements relating to the entity’s ability to continue as a going concern and the implications for the auditor’s report.” (SAS 132, para. 1)
  • Handing scholarship checks to accounting students in need. I currently serve on the Board of Trustees of the FICPA Education Foundation which raises money to provide support accounting students in Florida.

Favorite influencer(s) (authors, bloggers, mentors, speakers, etc.) –

  • Marvin Lando, a retired Deloitte partner, had a very positive effect on my career as a CPA



Read about the other 40 Under 40 Honorees for 2017.