Biography

Mohammed Salyani, a Principal at WilkinGuttenplan, joined the firm in 2001. He specializes in providing audit, review and compilation services to not-for-profit organizations, closely-held businesses and real estate entities such as community associations. For his real estate clients, he also often performs consulting services and agreed-upon procedures including fraud detection, forecasting and transition reports for sponsors and management companies.

Prior to joining WilkinGuttenplan, Mohammed worked for a public accounting firm in Kenya where he performed audit work for hotels, banks and closely-held businesses.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • CPA License: New Jersey
  • CPA License: Minnesota
  • Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA (UK))

Professional and Civic Achievements:

  • Member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
  • Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA (UK))
  • Member of Minnesota State Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • President-Elect of the Community Associations Institute, NJ Chapter (CAI-NJ)
  • Current Board Member of the Community Associations Institute, NJ Chapter (CAI-NJ)
  • Past Chairman, Conference & Expo Committee, CAI-NJ
  • Frequent speaker on topics of interest to community associations, including understanding financial statements
  • Author of numerous articles on topics of interest to community associations

Education:

  • Mohammed earned a Fellowship of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants from Strathmore College (Nairobi, Kenya) which is the equivalent of a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Q&A

What’s your proudest professional achievement?

It’s going to happen in 2019 – I will be the president of New Jersey Chapter of the CAI (Community Associations Institute).

What is your favorite part of the culture at WG?

How much we care for each other. My niece recently attended our summer party and she was blown away by how close we are to each other.

What motivates you?

A satisfied client who understands the value of the services provided.

What would you do if you weren’t an accountant/consultant?

I would be a veterinarian.

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