Practice Areas

  • Professional Standards
  • Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Control

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations

Craig L. Kanzel
CPA, Partner-in-charge of Quality Control

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2413     Email: ckanzel@rem-co.com

As the partner in charge of the Quality Control Department, Craig is responsible for its oversight and direction. Craig is also a member of the firm’s audit and accounting committee and its audit training committee.  He has over twenty five years of public accounting experience serving a variety of industries.

Craig provides consultation to firm professionals on complex accounting and engagement performance matters, monitors standard setting activities and works to ensure compliance with all relevant professional standards that relate to the firm’s attest practice. Craig has authored articles addressing topics such as the newly proposed revenue recognition standard and the AICPA’s clarified auditing standards. He is a frequent presenter at firm-wide training events on a variety of topics, including professional standards, fair value accounting, consolidation accounting, and revenue recognition. Prior to joining REM, Craig was a member of the National Office of Audit Quality and Professional Practice at a KPMG, in addition to having been an audit partner at RSM.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Financial Accounting Standards Committee (past)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


  • “AICPA Clarifies U.S. Auditing Standards,” Rothstein Kass, 2012


  • Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting