Pete Ragone, a Director of SC&H Group’s Audit Team, has been with the firm for nearly 3 years. With more than 27 years of audit and accounting experience, Pete specializes in leading financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations for domestic and international organizations.
Pete’s clients have included certified small businesses, including SBA 8(a) program participants, and middle- and large-market clients from various industries:
- Government Contracting
Prior to joining SC&H, Pete served in audit management roles for a “Big 4” firm as well as regional accounting firms. His experience includes meeting with business owners and other stakeholders to communicate the audit results, supervising and training audit staff, coordinating with clients on tax compliance needs, assisting clients in accounting software selection and implementation and providing general business consulting advice.
In addition, he maintains expertise in cost accounting, DCAA audit compliance, incurred costs submissions, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), foreign currency translation accounting, fair value accounting, complex revenue recognition issues, accounting for income tax provisions, accounting for share-based compensation and accounting for business combinations.
Actively involved with firm initiatives, Pete assists with leading recruiting efforts for the Tysons Corner office. Additionally firm training is high on his list of priorities for his team as he has developed and delivered training sessions on topics such as audit methodology, financial reporting, effective communication, and the impact of new accounting standards.
Pete is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Maryland, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) and the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA). Pete earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from James Madison University (JMU), double majoring in Accounting and Finance, with a minor in Economics.
While at JMU Pete was also a member of Beta Alpha Psi (national honor society for accounting majors) and Beta Gamma Sigma (national honor society recognizing business excellence).
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, and practicing yoga.
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