REDW LLC, one of the Southwestâ€™s 10 largest and most respected accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to announce that Julia Martinez, CPA, has earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation awarded byÂ The Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial ProfessionalsÂ (ICCIFP). The CCIFP designation demonstrates commitment to excellence in construction industry financial management and dedication to continuing education and quality improvement.
Julia successfully completed stringent examination and joins an elite group of more than 900 professionals who are certified nationwide, and only 68% of them are CPAs. Established in 2003, CCIFP is the only standard to recognize financial professionals with a superior understanding of the industryâ€™s financial opportunities and challenges. To earn the designation, an applicant must serve in a professional financial role for a construction contractor or an accounting and/or financial service provider to the industry and pass a comprehensive exam. To maintain this certification, members are required to complete ongoing continuing education in the field of construction financial management.
â€œCongratulations to Julia for passing the rigorous Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional exam and gaining her CCIFP designation,â€ saidÂ Mike Allen, REDW Principal and Head of the Audit and Consulting practice. â€œWe appreciate all of her efforts in obtaining the CCIFP designation and her continued commitment to providing specialized expertise to the construction industry. Â Equipped with this new designation, Julia can not only continue to provide timely and relevant solutions to our construction clients, but also offer a new level of credibility and competitive edge to the construction industry as whole.â€
Julia is a Senior Audit Associate in REDWâ€™s Audit and Consulting department with over 10 years of experience in public and private accounting services. With a particular focus on the construction and real estate industries, Julia provides financial statement compilation, budgets, cash management, general ledger, and audit preparation services.