Walter Mannherz, CPA

Senior Controller
Walter Mannherz, CPA

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Greater Washington Society of CPAs

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, George Mason University
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

As an astute Senior Controller, Walt Mannherz brings over 10 years of accounting experience to his role managing teams and producing meticulous financial statements for Vault’s nonprofit clients. Prior to working with Vault, Walt contributed his accounting expertise to the nonprofit industry with Independent Sector, where he connected philanthropic organizations with grants and corporate giving programs. He now utilizes his proficiency in GAAP, audit procedures, and producing rigorous 990 Tax Statements to support Vault clients throughout the entire financial reporting cycle. His expertise in nonprofit accounting contributed to the sustenance and growth of Vault clients during the financial tumult of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Walt is a motivational manager who orchestrates teams that deliver excellent service tailored to meet every client need. He is an expert in coordinating teams to achieve a common goal. Walt builds long-term relationships with Vault clients by consistently delivering thorough financial statements that clients can rely on to advance their mission. 

After spending four years following high school as an Auto Body Technician, Walt transformed his career when he enrolled in George Mason University to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He obtained his license as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia after completing his degree. Walt continues to repair cars in his free time, and especially enjoys restoring old vehicles. His remarkable attention to detail has served him well in both the automotive and accounting industries. He is as adept at assembling financial data as car parts, to help both nonprofit organizations and vintage cars perform at their best.  

Walt, his wife, and their two children split their time between the DMV area and Lake Anna in Orange, Virginia. In his free time at the lake, Walt enjoys boating, relaxing on the dock, and making snow cones at the request of his children.