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Paul R. Matz, CPA, CGFM

Principal | Director of Public Sector Quality Management, Governmental and Not-for-Profit Services

Muskegon, MI

Calvin College
BS, accountancy

I focus on being responsive, proactive, and staying ahead of deadlines. As a result, our clients see us as part of their team — not just their auditor.”

Current Role

Paul, the firm’s director of public sector quality management, is the primary business advisor for a multitude of governmental and not-for-profit clients, leading financial statement audit and single audit engagements. With a concentration on serving the public sector, Paul is committed to helping clients improve their operations by sharing best practices.

Paul serves on Rehmann’s government audit quality control subcommittee, ensuring compliance with technical standards and Firm-wide consistency.

Service Areas

  • Governmental and not-for-profit auditing and consulting
  • Federal award compliance auditing
  • GASB standards implementation
  • School district auditing and consulting


Paul joined Rehmann in 2009, during which time he has concentrated exclusively in the governmental and not-for-profit sector. With deep knowledge in the industry, Paul has assisted governments in various stages and is able to draw upon that experience to provide fresh ideas to his clients. Paul’s public accounting career began in 2001 and he is licensed as a CPA in both Michigan and Florida.

Paul has extensive experience working with local and intermediate school districts, counties, cities, road commissions and a variety of not-for-profit organizations.

A Closer Look

  • Keeping up-to-date on the latest industry standards, Paul is a member of the AGA West Michigan Chapter, the AICPA and MICPA — and he attends national and local continuing professional education programs.
  • Actively involved in his community, Paul serves as the board treasurer for Western Michigan Christian High School.
  • Paul makes it a priority to proactively discuss new and changing standards with his clients; most recently his clients have recognized an easy implementation of pension-related GASB pronouncements.

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