Brian P. Francese

Brian P. Francese



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Brian is an assurance partner and the leader of Baker Tilly’s private equity practice. He has more than 16 years of public accounting experience with a specific focus serving privately owned domestic and multinational companies. Brian’s clients have come to rely on his practical business guidance and assistance in meeting their objectives while considering him a value architect.

  • ­Execute financial statement (U.S. GAAP and IFRS) audits. Primary clients range from domestic to multinational private equity-owned, family-owned or foreign-owned entities in a variety of industries, including but not limited to, manufacturing, retail and consumer, technology, client service, insurance and pharmaceutical
  • ­Assess clients’ interpretation and implementation of numerous technical accounting pronouncements and accounting for significant transactions, for example, business combinations, intangibles – goodwill and other – impairment testing, debt – debt refinancing and modification versus extinguishment accounting, leasing, stock compensation, retirement benefits – defined benefits, and income taxes
  • ­Prepare recommendations to clients to improve accounting and control procedures
  • ­American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • ­Certified Public Accountant, State of New York
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Connecticut
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of New Hampshire