Juan J. Hidalgo, CPA, is a director in the Audit Department at MBAF in the Middle Market Group.
Juan has been with the firm since 2004 and focuses on providing assurance and advisory services for a broad spectrum of industries. Juan is a key member of MBAF’s Sports and Entertainment practice and has extensive experience in professional sports franchises and stadium facilities in an executive capacity. He has vast industry accounting knowledge of the National Football League and National Hockey League, including salary cap accounting and specific league reporting requirements.
Juan specializes in providing assurance and advisory services in the manufacturing, retail and wholesale/distribution industries where he has not only executed high quality attest and non-attest engagements, but he has also helped implement tax savings strategies such as LIFO inventory and IC-DISC’s. In addition, Juan has experience in audits of employee benefit plans, timeshares and motorsports dealerships.
Juan is responsible for all aspects of attest and non-attest engagements, including engagement planning, budgeting, staff scheduling, supervision and review. Juan also fosters client relationships and serves as a key contact. He is proficient at leading first-time audit engagements, and continuously improving upon existing engagements by customizing audit plans in order to deliver efficient and effective client service.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Miami Downtown Chapter – Board of Directors; Secretary, 2015-2016
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce – Sports Committee Member
United Way of Miami-Dade – Audit Committee Member
Florida International University – Master of Accounting
Florida International University – Bachelor of Accounting
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