Kimberly M. Shult

Kimberly M. Shult

Partner, CPA · +1 (612) 876 4912

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Kimberly Shult, a partner in the state and local government group, has been with Baker Tilly since 1996.

Kim specializes in providing financial and single audits to governmental entities including counties, municipalities, tribal governments and other government entities.

  • Partner-in-charge of financial audits of counties and municipalities, municipal electric, water and sewer utilities, public housing authorities, redevelopment authorities, tribal governments and special districts
  • Partner-in-charge of audits of federal and state awards for governmental entities, including counties, municipalities, tribal governments and public housing agencies
  • Assists clients with implementation of new accounting standards
  • Reviews regulatory reports for municipalities, municipal utilities and school districts
  • Reviews Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports which have been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • Provides a variety of accounting and budget assistance to municipalities and school districts
  • Firm engagement quality reviewer for government financial and single audit engagements
  • Speaks at industry conferences on topics, including the Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association, Wisconsin Rural Water Association and Wisconsin School District Audit conferences
  • Presents financial and audit reports to local government boards and committees
  • Licensed CPA in Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota

Industry involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Government Finance Officers Association – GFOA Special Report Review Committee
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association
  • Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association
  • Speaks on accounting and auditing topics at industry conferences

Community involvement

  • Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild – Board Member, Treasurer, and Finance Committee Chair
  • Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Eau Claire Class of 2014
  • Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce – Real Life Committee Member, 2014 - 2019

Continuing professional education

  • Baker Tilly, Public Sector Single Audit Training (annual sessions)
  • Baker Tilly, Public Sector Accounting & Auditing Update (annual sessions)
  • Baker Tilly, Assurance Service Line Updates (multiple sessions each year)
  • Baker Tilly, GASB 74 and 75 Training
  • Government Finance Officers Association, Annual Governmental GAAP Update
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, School District Conference
  • MNCPA – Audits of Local Governments Conference 2019
  • Baker Tilly, Yellow Book 2018 Update
  • Checkpoint Learning, Independence, Integrity and Objectivity
  • Baker Tilly, GASB 87 Countdown
  • ACPEN Signature, 2018 Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update
  • Government Finance Officers Association, All the Latest: New Practices at GFOA
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association: 2019 Winter Conference
  • Becker Professional Education, Independence 2019
  • Baker Tilly, SSARS Update 2019
  • Baker Tilly, Operational Reviews: The Ultimate Public Sector Health Check
  • Checkpoint Learning, Common Single Audit Deficiencies
  • AICPA, Smart Sampling in a Single Audit
  • SmartPros, Independence Common and Current items – 2018
  • Baker Tilly, State and Local Government Ethics/Fraud
  • Checkpoint Learning, Ethics for CPAs




University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting