Amanda Horvath is a director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Technical Accounting Advisory Services Group. In her role, Amanda conducts technical accounting research that helps the firm ensure the quality of assurance engagements. She assists KSM teams and clients with resolving technical accounting issues and interpreting and applying new accounting standards. Additionally, Amanda supports the firm in the adoption of new professional standards, audit tools, and technologies. Her background includes both public and corporate accounting and extensive experience serving KSM’s not-for-profit and governmental clients.
Amanda is a frequent speaker at conferences regarding accounting standards and the application of technical accounting issues and devotes significant time to training KSM staff.
This is the best advice I’ve ever received: “Focus your time and energy on the things that matter most, and be careful not to get distracted by the little things.” This mindset allows me to be more present in the moment, whether it be at work or with my family and friends.
Amanda graduated cum laude from Butler University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. During her senior year, she was selected as one of Butler’s Top 100 Students based on academic achievements and contributions to the university. Additionally, Amanda was named a High Grade Winner for her performance on the Indiana CPA exam. She continues to expand her professional education by attending the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Not-for-Profit Industry Conference each year, learning about developments directly from regulators and standard setters.
Amanda is a member of AICPA, AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Section, and the Indiana CPA Society, where she serves on the Government Relations Advisory Council (GRAC) and Leadership Council. She is a 2010 graduate of the United Way of Central Indiana’s leadership development program, Leadership United, Ardath Burkhart Series. Amanda previously served as treasurer of the board of directors of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and as secretary of the Network of Women in Business. She is currently the secretary of the SON Foundation and is involved with the choir at Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church.
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