Joseph A. Maffia, CPA, is a partner in the New York office of Janover LLC. The office specializes in the Entertainment, Theater Arts, and Sports accounting industries. Mr. Maffia is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Maffia was recently appointed to the Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) of the AICPA. ARSC is the senior technical committee that issues standards for unaudited financial information for non-public companies. As a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), he serves as Chairmen of the Accounting and Review Services Committee, and was past chairmen of the Entertainment and Sports Committee. Mr. Maffia is an adjunct lecturer in auditing at Hunter College.
Mr. Maffia has worked in many areas of the Sports and Entertainment industries. For several years he worked in different positions at Paramount Pictures Corp. and Chief Financial Officer at Don King Productions, Inc. and Mike Tyson Productions. Mr. Maffia has authored the Rosenzweig & Maffia Boxing Report, which analyzed the industry from a financial perspective. He also has written numerous articles, and granted many television and radio interviews about the boxing industry.
Mr. Maffia serves on the Board of CFSG, Inc., a non-profit organization supporting the use of free software in the community and he is a trustee of the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum (New York’s oldest residence and the past home of Aaron Burr, Roger Morris and Madam Jumel). Mr. Maffia serves on the executive committee of the Metropolitan Republican Club in New York City. He formerly served on the Board of Directors as treasurer for The Alliance for New York State Arts Organizations, New York’s primary service association providing support for community based arts and cultural organizations and on the Board of Arts Action New York, which shapes policy that advances the Arts community in New York State. He was past treasurer of NYLXS, Inc., a non-profit organization supporting Linux in New York. Mr. Maffia was previously chair of the Foundation for Accounting Education’s 1998, 1999 and 2000 Entertainment and Sports conference.