Richard J. Ciccotto, CPA

Founder and Owner

Richard J. Ciccotto, an expert in strategic financial analysis, management, and targeting and restructuring large-scale budgets, is an affiliate of PSA Consultants. Rich brings nearly three decades of experience to his work. He is a key resource for PSA Consultants’ clients who need guidance on the spectrum of financial issues affection their businesses.

Rich offers clients:

  • Advice on the myriad fiscal challenges faced by businesses in diverse industries informed by decades of leadership-level financial roles. Rich has a particular focus on law firms and other professional services firms.
  • An understanding of the differences and similarities in the structure and management of international corporate entities, national-level Am Law 100 law firms and Big 10 accounting firms.
  • A successful track record of identifying profit- and efficiency-maximizing initiatives as well as designing, developing and implementing fiscal programs that have successfully achieved these objectives across multiple industries and professional environments.

Among additional stand-out accomplishments, Rich has:

  • Advised C-suite, senior leaders and board members on all manner of financial challenges facing their businesses. Using customized profitability analyses and additional creative approaches, he has improved business leaders’ understanding of financial, tax and other key economic indicators of key importance to stakeholders.
  • Managed financial teams to support business improvement and enhancement while building a culture of cooperation, teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Recruited, retained and supported key talent both within and beyond his financial teams, through excellent workforce development, management, coaching and mentoring.

Law and Accounting Firm Experience and Accomplishments

Rich’s significant senior-level experience at national law and international accounting firms has
given him an “insider’s perspective” invaluable to PSA Consultants’ clients in these industries.

He has initiated and led major multi-pronged initiatives to improve fiscal performance and
ongoing financial stability for law firms, including:

  • Increasing the quality of financial reporting through use of hard data and well-regarded executive inquiry tools.
  • Implementing department-specific profitability reviews leading to improved realization on law firm client billings.
  • Creating competitive bonus compensation programs tied to the accuracy of, and turnaround on, client billings, as well as timely client collections.
  • Extensive work managing the integration of incoming lateral partners, practice groups and other key legal professionals conducted prior to, and during, their transitions between firms.


Rich earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Hofstra University and
attended Lehigh. He also is affiliated with both the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants and the New York State Society of Public Accountants.