Willem van der Berg

Willem van der Berg

CPA, Principal

Willem van der Berg is a principal at Friedman LLP. He has over 20 years of experience in public accounting, including over seven years in his native country, South Africa. Willem has extensive experience in providing a wide variety of accounting and audit advisory services to publicly traded and privately held companies, including companies in the real estate, manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, apparel, gaming, franchising, hospitality and technology industries.


In addition to all phases of clients’ auditing, accounting and tax work, he is regularly engaged to perform the following:

  • SEC reporting, including work on mergers, acquisitions and private placements
  • Due diligence relating to the acquisition of properties
  • Planning, supervising and reviewing complex audit engagements for private and public companies including franchisors
  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance work
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants