Kelen is a CPA with over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Advisor with HP, Inc. in Budapest, Hungary and previously served as a Senior Accounting Policy Manager for the company in Houston, TX (relocated in 2018 due to spousal expat assignment). Prior to HP, he served in multiple accounting roles in the oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips including technical accounting policy, SOX compliance, and internal audit. He also gained public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with various clients in the energy, electric, power, gas, and utility sectors.
Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses having over 180 CPE credit hours of content for various organizations on a wide range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics. His courses are available for purchase from several providers including the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and many other online CPE providers.
Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for the past eight years and has authored more than a thousand multiple-choice questions for sections of the CPA exam, attending workshops with the AICPA across the country each year. He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”.