With over 13 years of accounting and finance experience, George has deep knowledge in accounting and financial reporting. George provides accounting advisory services to both public and privately held companies.
George is a Managing Director and leader of the firm’s emerging standards services within the Accounting Advisory practice in Philadelphia. In this role, George leads a group of highly specialized professionals whose primary focus is helping companies assess and implement new accounting rules like revenue recognition (ASC 606) and leases (ASC 842). This includes technical accounting analysis and lease technology implementation. In addition, George has helped companies address issues in a variety of accounting (e.g. derivatives, acquisitions, foreign currency, consolidation, share based compensation) and reporting (e.g. financial statement preparation including 10-K and 10-Q) areas.
Prior to joining CFGI, George served as an internal audit manager for the Vanguard Group Inc. where he executed internal audits of Vanguard’s investment management, international and corporate operations. This included performing risk assessments of processes, testing key internal controls as a result of the risk assessments and reporting testing results to senior management in the organization.
Prior to Vanguard, George provided assurance services to large multi-national private and public companies as an audit manager for KPMG LLP. He led engagement teams and was involved in completing annual financial statement audits, interim reviews of quarterly financial information and audits of controls over financial reporting as well as comfort letter procedures for public offerings raising $375 million in equity financing and an $8.3 billion going private transaction.
George graduated from LaSalle University with a Bachelor of Science in Business with concentrations in Accounting. George has the distinction of being a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) and Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) charter holder.