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Joel Korson Earns Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) Designation
March 1st, 2022
Korson joins an exclusive group of more than 1,150 professionals nationwide to receive coveted industry designation.
Joel Korson, CPA, senior manager, is now among the most highly-qualified construction financial professionals in the industry, having recently earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation.
Joel, a member of Maner Costerisan’s construction team, has a proven record of accomplishment, experience, and success and is now counted among the most highly-qualified construction financial professionals in the industry. He joins an exclusive group of more than 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the rigorous standards of the CCIFP designation in the practice of construction financial management.
“The CCIFP certification demonstrates my commitment to providing the highest-level of service to Maner’s construction clients.” said Korson “Construction companies face very complex challenges that require (in some cases) pretty complex solutions. The knowledge and expertise I’ve gained through earning this designation strengthened my ability to advise, support and help our construction clients achieve their goals.”
Korson joined Maner Costerisan in 2013. His enthusiasm for problem-solving and helping people solve their business problems made him an immediate asset to Maner’s clients. In his role as a senior manager, he specializes in providing accounting, audit, and consulting services to the firm’s construction and manufacturing clients.
About the Construction Industry Financial Professional Designation (CCIFP):
The CCIFP is the only standard to recognize those financial professionals with a superior understanding of the construction industry’s financial opportunities and challenges. To earn the designation, candidates must serve in a professional financial role for a construction contractor or accounting and/or financial service provider to the industry and pass a comprehensive exam that covers a number of critical subjects, including accounting and reporting, income recognition, budgeting and planning, risk management, taxes, human resources, legal issues, and information technology.
About Maner Costerisan:
Maner Costerisan operates locations in Lansing and Grand Rapids and employs more than 150 professionals. Founded in 1906, Maner Costerisan has seen more than 20 years of consistent growth. An independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently-owned local and regional accounting, consulting, and service firms. The firm’s mission is to enable others to reach their potential. For information on Maner Costerisan’s services, contact us at 517-323-7500.