Nicholas J. Talian, CPA

Summary

Certified Public Accountant and Financial Systems Specialist with over 17 years of successful Information Technology project management experience. Background in strategic planning for ERP Systems, Information Systems management, User Experience design, and Enterprise Architecture.  Led several agency-wide systems implementation projects from inception to deployment and production support.  Experience in financial reporting, IT Audit, cybersecurity, change and risk management, governance, and regulatory compliance.


Actively licensed CPA in Maryland and New Hampshire with MBA, an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, and a number of relevant professional and technical certifications.  U.S. Citizen authorized to work in the United States, Federal Public Trust clearance.

Education

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American University, Kogod School of Business, Washington DC

Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2013

  • Master of Business Administration, MBA

  • Specialization in Accounting

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Brown University, Center for Information Technology, Providence RI

Sept. 1997 – Jun. 2001

  • Computer Science, Sc.B.

  • National Merit Scholar

  • Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor

Technical Certifications

  • Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)

  • Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD)

  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation Certificate

  • Certified People Tools Developer

  • Automation Anywhere Certified Advanced RPA Professional (V11.0)

Financial Accounting Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – New Hampshire License # 7812

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Maryland License # 44617

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) # 1532146