Josh Kochis

 
Greater Portland Council of Government (GPCOG)
Title: Finance Director
Phone: (207) 659-2297
Josh Kochis


Responsibilities
Josh oversees the agency’s financial accounting and reporting, and manages the operations of the organization by implementing internal controls and procedures that ensure best practices are utilized. As a key member of the leadership team, he directs the agency’s fiscal policies and oversees office operations to ensure the assets of the agency are being utilized effectively and efficiently.

Professional Experience
Prior to being employed at GPCOG, Josh worked as a Supervisor for Runyon Kersteen Ouellette (RKO), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firm based in South Portland. At RKO, he oversaw the performance of external audits of governmental, quasi-governmental and not-for-profit organizations, as well as the preparation of individual and corporate tax returns.

He has extensive knowledge of governmental and financial accounting and reporting standards, as well as Federal and State compliance requirements related to grant awards.

Education
Josh received his Bachelor's of Science in Accounting from the University of Maine and achieved his CPA credentials shortly thereafter. 

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