Scott Nivus

Scott Nivus

CPA and Senior Manager

Scott Nivus

Before One River

Scott earned his Bachelor’s degree from Thomas College. Scott’s prior employment history includes working for several local public accounting firms in Maine and New Hampshire, as well as serving as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for a marine retail and service yard. 

At One River

As Senior Manager Scott is responsible for planning and supervising all aspects of audit engagements and for working with the firm’s individual and business tax clients by preparing and reviewing tax returns and researching tax issues. His experience includes tax and accounting services to clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, marine, automobile dealerships, retail, hospitality, and professional services. Scott has experience working with a variety of accounting information systems, including Peachtree and QuickBooks accounting software.

Besides One River

He is a member of:

  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

Scott is an active member of the community and has served on the board of several nonprofit organizations. Scott currently serves as Treasurer of Johnson Hall and serves on the board of the Waterville Country Club. He lives in Smithfield with his wife and has three grown children. He enjoys snowshoeing in the winter and golfing in the summer.

Contact Scott…

  • Augusta Office
  • 150 Capitol Street, Suite 3, Augusta, Maine 04330
  • 207-623-8401

Q & A…

Why do you do what you do? 

I enjoy working with clients to help them better understand their tax situation and how decisions they make will impact their taxes now and in the future.

What do you do on April 16th? 

If the golf course is open, you will find me there.  If not, I will be at camp creating the project list for the spring and summer.

What is your favorite movie? 

Blues Brothers or It’s a Wonderful Life during the holiday season.

What is something people might not know about you? 

I enjoy woodworking and home renovation projects.

What is one of your biggest accomplishments? 

Completely renovating the kitchen in our 95 year old camp.

Best advice you ever received? 

1) You can’t sell dollar bills for 99 cents and make it up in volume.

2) Attitude is 90% of the battle.