Pontiff + Associates, P.C., formed in 1987, is a multidisciplinary accounting and consulting firm. We primarily focus on tax planning (and preparation), business valuation, small business consulting, and litigation support. The firm and its employees strive to provide superior service and attention to each of our clients.Pontiff + Associates, P.C. combines the service and commitment of a medium-size accounting firm with the personal touch and cost effectiveness of a small firm. In addition to being a licensed CPA, the firm professionals have attained professional designation and certification in special practice areas. These areas are ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics), and Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.Our professionals recognize the need to work together in well-integrated practice groups that reinforce and support one another. All professionals are encouraged to become involved in the Denver community and to be active participants in professional and non-profit organizations. As part of that commitment, professionals from Pontiff + Associates, P.C. have authored educational materials and presented lectures to professional and public groups within their respective areas of expertise.The firm professionals are required to undergo extensive hours of continuing professional education, in addition to attending professional seminars and classes. The firm offers its professionals opportunities to refine their expertise through in-house seminars on issues relevant to their practice areas.We are committed to the concept of involving all firm members in significant projects. Pontiff + Associates, P.C. conducts weekly staff meetings where current client matters and projects are discussed. At these meetings, each professional uses the firm as a whole to seek guidance and counsel on specific client matters. This allows client matters to benefit from the expertise of each professional within the firm. We believe this method allows the firm to employ its collective expertise and experience to provide more cost effective and comprehensive service to our clients.
Matthew J. Pontiff, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA
Certified Public Accountant
Accredited in Business Valuation
Certified in Financial Forensics
Certified Valuation Analyst
Matt practices primarily in the areas of business valuations, litigation support, tax planning, and business consulting. He has represented various clients in purchases and sales of small and large businesses. He has testified in court and deposition as an expert witness in many civil cases. His focus in this area is in valuing closely-held businesses, calculation economic damages, forensic accounting, and divorce tax planning issues. These findings are often compiled as formal reports and financial schedules used for court presentation or settlement negotiations. Matt assists a wide variety of clients in tax planning and compliance including individuals, corporations, partnerships, and non-profit organizations. As the past owner of several businesses, his experience is helpful in providing management and consulting services to other business and professional practices.
Matt graduated from Niagara University in Niagara Falls, New York in 1990 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting. In his senior year, he was hired as a staff intern with the national accounting firm of Urbach, Kahn & Werlin, P.C. in his hometown of Glens Falls, New York. In 1992, Matt became a staff accountant with Barrett/Gurovich, P.C. He was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in January, 1994. Matt became accredited as a CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) in 1997. This accreditation recognizes his special training in the area of business valuations. Matt also holds the ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation) and CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Matt is a member of several professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, and The Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries.
1979 West Littleton Blvd.,
Littleton, CO 80120
Tel: (303) 861-1978
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