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Amanda Ruhlman

Amanda Ruhlman


Assurance & Advisory

Hanover, PA


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With 19 years of experience, Amanda specializes in providing accounting, audit, and tax services to nonprofit organizations and local government institutions, several of which receive significant federal funding. She also oversees the preparation of nonprofit tax returns and Form 990s in the Hanover office.

Amanda uses her expertise to serve as the permanent Outsourced CFO for a large multi-facility nonprofit organization to help oversee financial reporting. This includes monthly review of the financial data, journal entry support, board packet development, annual audit support, annual budget process, as well as troubleshooting and researching challenges and opportunities to improve efficiencies and foster organizational growth.

Demonstrating her commitment to the nonprofit industry, Amanda has earned AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificates I and II. These certifications provide hands-on application and strategy training for professionals who work with nonprofits. She is also a member of SEK's Nonprofit Task Force.

Quick Facts

  • Professional Memberships

    • American Institute of CPAs - Member
    • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs - Member
  • Community Involvement

    • York Day Nursery, Inc. – Treasurer, Board of Directors, Finance Committee
    • United Way of York County – Volunteer
    • Redeemer's United Church of Christ, Littlestown, PA – Sunday School Teacher, Past Consistory Deacon, Member
    • Hanover YMCA Gymnastics Parent Organization Representative – 2018-2019, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, Current VP
    • New Hope Ministries – Past Finance Committee, Past Board of Directors, Past Treasurer
    • Red Cross, Greater Hanover Chapter – Past Board Member
    • Patriots Place, Gettysburg, PA – Past Board Member
  • Speaking Engagements

    • COVID-19 Economic Impact of Funding Streams, SEK Nonprofit Seminar (September 2021)
    • Taxability of Employer-Provided Parking, SEK Nonprofit Seminar (May 2019)
    • New Nonprofit Standards - Financial Statement Changes, SEK Nonprofit Seminar (May 2017)


  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania
  • AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate I
  • AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate II


  • B.A. Accounting – York College of Pennsylvania

Work Highlights

  • Year joined SEK: 2009

Q&A with Amanda

  • What was your first job?

    I worked at a video rental store in Littlestown, PA at 15 years old.

  • What are your hobbies?

    Spending time with family, scrapbooking, being active in the community and her church, and working in her flower and water gardens.

  • What is on your bucket list?

    Own a 200+ gallon saltwater fish tank

  • If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?

    Super cleaning powers

My Industry Specialties

  • Nonprofits
  • Local Governments & Schools

My Service Specialties

  • Tax & Compliance
  • Outsourced CFO

Client Testimonials

  • Amanda is wonderful to work with! She is always helpful when I have questions, and is very patient and understanding. I appreciate having the consistency of working with her for years.

    A Hanover Audit Client

  • I cannot say enough about Amanda. She is professional and very good at what she does. If she cannot provide me with an answer to my questions, she goes out of her way to get one for me. I have learned so much from her.

    A Hanover Audit Client

  • She is accessible and responsive to all our questions. She is a valuable asset to our company.

    A Hanover Tax and Audit Client

  • Knowledgeable, kind, patient, and extremely nice.

    A Hanover Tax and Audit Client


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