Denise McKnight

Denise McKnight

CPA, Partner

2000 Market Street
Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
p 267.886.1116
f  215.496.9604

Denise McKnight, a partner at Friedman LLP, has close to 20 years of experience in public accounting. She provides accounting, auditing, and tax services to numerous clients in a variety of industries including, but not limited to, not-for-profit organizations, precious metal refiners, professional service corporations and distribution and manufacturing companies.


With a strong dedication to serving her clients, Denise applies significant business and industry knowledge to strategic growth enhancement and profitability planning guidance. She has also done extensive research in the not- for-profit arena and has been a leader in developing events on non-profit, tax strategy and women’s topics for clients and colleagues.

Her expertise includes:

  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships through proactive and continuous communication
  • Preparing financial reports with multi-entity financial structures
  • Performing audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and audits in accordance with OMB Circular A-133 and the Uniform Guidance
  • Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN), BoardTreasurer, Finance Committee Chairperson
  • Girls on the Run Philadelphia, Board Vice-Chairperson, Finance Committee member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • 2014 Philadelphia Business Journal “40 Under 40″ honoree
  • 2016 “Women to Watch” by Philly Biz Magazine Honoree