Phil Kim

Phillip Kim



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Phil Kim is an audit principal with focused experience in technical accounting and auditing and audit quality control. As an audit principal in the assurance practice and as a member of the professional practice group (PPG), Phil has considerable hands-on experience and expertise in PCAOB auditing standards, SEC reporting, ICFR and audit quality control for publicly traded clients. He has developed strong expertise in technical accounting and auditing through his work with large public clients in diverse industries. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Phil was with the PCAOB and large global accounting firms.

  • Specializes in technical accounting and auditing issues arising from complex accounting issues and accounting standard changes for publicly traded companies
  • Hands-on experience in PCAOB auditing standards, SEC reporting, ICFR testing, US GAAP, ASC 606 (revenue recognition), and ASC 842 (leases)
  • Monitoring the firm’s audit quality for SEC issuer audits and compliance with PCAOB standards and rules
  • Focuses on understanding the client’s industry and key performance factors, and recognizing business trends and industry developments
  • Formerly inspections specialist with the PCAOB where he participated in annual inspections of global network firms, both domestic and international
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


Orange County, CA


Bachelor of Arts in international development studies
University of California, Los Angeles