Jeffrey D. Urbach, CFE, CVA, CPA, ABV, CFF
Jeffrey D. Urbach graduated with an MBA in Professional Accounting from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Business in 1975. Mr. Urbach has spent all but 2 years of his professional career in public accounting. Early in his career Jeff worked for two years as an Internal Auditor for an international Fortune World 50 Germany based company. Between 1978 and 1985 he was a Lecturer in Accounting at Rutgers University teaching all levels and manner of accounting classes. While serving as a Lecturer, Jeff founded his own CPA firm and by 1985 left Rutgers to devote his attention full-time to the practice. In the early 1990s Jeff joined forces with Pamela Avraham, CPA to form Urbach & Avraham, CPAS, LLP, now celebrating over twenty years in business. The firm is based in Edison, N.J., with easy access to major international airports and N.J. highways.
Jeff was a Senior Instructor for the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) for over fifteen years and has won a dozen or so awards for teaching excellence. He also developed and taught CPE courses for NACVA, The New Jersey Society of CPAs, and The New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators.
Jeff has been published in several national professional magazines, contributed a Chapter to the John Wiley 2011 book Family Law Services Handbook (The Role of the Financial Expert), and was part of an elite hand-picked team which assisted NACVA in creating the official Body of Knowledge for the Matrimonial Section of the AICPA CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) program and exam.
He is a NJ Qualified Rule 1:40 Mediator (Economic Matters), and developed and teaches the financial/tax portion of the 40 hour NJAPM Family Mediation program. Jeff is a trained Collaborative Law practitioner, founding member and Officer of the Mid-Jersey Collaborative Law Alliance and has a permanent founding member seat with the N.J. Council of Collaborative Practice Groups, the statewide umbrella organization for Collaborative practice groups in NJ.
In addition to maintaining his CPA license Jeff has earned the ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), and the CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) from the AICPA. He also holds a CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) designation from NACVA and a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Finally, he holds a Certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuations from the AICPA, earned in 1994.
Jeff can be reached at: Urbach & Avraham, CPAs, LLP, 1581 US Highway 27, STE 201, Edison, NJ, 08817. Telephone 732-777-1158. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. His firm’s website is www.ua-cpas.com .