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Gerald P. Paradis, CPA





Direct Dial: (860) 570-6371
Fax: (860) 726-7571

Areas of Expertise

Municipalities, Government, Accounting & Auditing


General Experience Highlights

As a partner of counsel, Gerry has over 30 years of experience in government and non-profit auditing and has managed the audits of numerous Connecticut municipalities, non-profits and special districts.  He has significant experience related to compliance audits for state and federal grant programs as well as program funding and reporting requirements associated with the Connecticut State Department of Education. Gerry has been extensively involved with the State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management in facilitating the implementation of the State Single Audit Act.

He has also been a featured speaker and a discussion leader at the Government Accounting and Auditing Conference sponsored by the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and at Connecticut Government Finance Officers Association conferences.

Professional Education

  • Central Connecticut State University ─ Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA)
    • Former Chair, Government Accounting and Auditing Committee
    • Former Chair, Government Report Review Subcommittee
  • Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada
  • Government Finance Officers Association of Connecticut (GFOA)
    • 2005 Albert Young Award Recipient
  • Connecticut Council of Small Towns
  • Timberlin Golf Club
    • Board of Directors
    • Treasurer
  • St. Paul Church
    • Finance Council

Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.