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Josh Kolbert, CPA

Senior Manager, Assurance and Financial Reporting

Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida
MS, accounting
BS, business administration and accounting

Life is about balance – I look to provide that for myself and my clients, as I work with and advise them about their assurance and financial reporting process.”

Current Role

Josh is an experienced auditor who performs audits, reviews, and compilations with a focus on middle-market ($10M-$1B revenue/assets) commercial clients in the greater Orlando area. His goal is to provide assurance and advisory services with an unmatched client relationship.

Service Areas

  • Audit and financial reporting
  • Reviews and compilations
  • Employee benefit plan audits


Josh has been with our firm since 2016 where he has garnered the reputation of not only providing assurance and advisory services, but also becoming a trusted advisor to clients. His client relationship skills provide clients ease of mind in knowing their assurance and financial reporting expectations are regularly exceeded. He has significant experience working with clients in areas of construction (general and subcontractors), SaaS, manufacturing, waste/landfill, rental equipment, and real estate industries. Additionally, Josh services about 20 employee benefit plan audits per year and attends employee benefit plan training annually.

Josh started with Vestal & Wiler in September 2016, which then merged with Rehmann in November 2022. Through this merger, Josh has continued serving his clients while empowering them through Rehmann’s expanded services to enhance their financial goals and back-office capabilities.

A Closer Look

  • Passionate about the firm gaining and retaining top talent, Josh is instrumental in firm outreach for the University of Central Florida in addition to assisting in the development of new associates (recruiting, networking, presenting, and training).
  • Community involvement and supporting the arts are a few of his top priorities and you can find Josh at a Magic game at the Amway Center or enjoying the Orlando Ballet at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts. Josh is constantly promoting local events within our Orlando office. He is also a Solar Bears season ticket holder and avid UCF supporter.
  • Josh develops lasting client relationships, as demonstrated by his growth from staff to manager on nine annual audits, which account for approximately four months of his workload.
  • Josh started on one of the firm’s largest clients in 2016 when they were $384M in revenues and has been with them as they reached the billion-dollar mark in 2023.
  • Josh is the current Treasurer of the Victim Service Center of Central Florida.

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