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SCOTT L. PORTER, CPA

Shareholder, Audit

Scott Porter began his career with a Big Eight firm in West Palm Beach, FL in 1978.  After 11 years, he left the firm to become one of the Founding Shareholders of Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A.

Scott has more than 35 years of public accounting experience in accounting and auditing, and serves privately-owned businesses, employee benefit plans, local government, and non-profit organizations. Scott also has extensive experience in litigation consulting and has testified as an expert witness in Federal and State Circuit Courts on matters involving professional liability, personal injury and wrongful death, commercial business damages and lost profits, and forensic accounting and fraud investigations.   Scott serves as the Firm’s Governmental Audit Quality Partner and the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Partner.

Areas of Experience

  • Audit and Assurance Services
  • Attestation Engagements
  • Consulting
  • Litigation Support

Industries Served

  • Construction
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Government
  • Life Sciences and Biotech
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Privately Owned Businesses
  • Real Estate

Certifications

  • Florida CPA
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Committee on State and Local Governments, Past Member
  • Association of Government Accountants, Certified Government Financial Manager
  • Bastien Foundation, Trustee
  • Broward Health Audit Committee
  • Florida Government Finance Officers Association, Technical Resources Committee, Past Member
  • Government Finance Officers Association, Special Review Committee for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, Past Member
  • Palm Beach County League of Cities

Education

  • Stetson University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

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What do you like most about being a CPA?

Everyday is a challenge. 

What advice would you give someone considering a CPA career?

Learn how to think creatively. 

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