Joseph D. Zarkowski CPA

Partner| New Jersey - Basking Ridge

Professional Experience

Joe Zarkowski is the Partner-in-Charge of Prager Metis’  Advisory Group. Prior to joining Prager Metis, Joe was a National Practice Leader for various accounting firms.

He is well experienced with the registration and reporting requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Exchange Act of 1934. This experience includes reporting requirements for Forms 10-K, 10-Q and S-1 registration statements. He has participated in initial public offerings, secondary offerings, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, and reverse mergers.

In addition, he is responsible for developing, managing and delivering the Advisory Group’s service lines that include SOC attestations, outsourced internal audits, internal control risk assessments, integrity monitoring, surprise custody examinations, transaction due diligence, technology audits and specialized attestation engagements.

Joe has been recognized by Business News New Jersey as one of New Jersey’s Most Successful Young Business People “40 under 40.” He has been an instructor for the Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA) and has authored their Law and Masters Curriculum course “The Control Environment for Investment Managers.” In addition, he is a frequent speaker and instructor for MIS Training Institute on various Governance, Risk and Compliance subject matters.

He also serves as an author and contributing editor to articles appearing in newsletters and publications, and conducts ongoing webinars.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Internal Auditors


  • BS, Accounting, William Patterson University