Thomas Bennett

Thomas Bennett

Managing Partner, CPA · +1 (949) 222 2999
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Thomas is managing partner of Baker Tilly’s Orange County and San Diego markets and an audit partner with over 15 years of public accounting experience. He has extensive experience working with startups as well as public and private companies ranging from development stage to over $450 million in revenues with both domestic and international operations.

  • Plans and leads audit and review engagements for SEC clients and private companies
  • Executes planned audit procedures for financial statements and Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 audits
  • Reports findings to firm and client management, as well as the audit committee
  • Drafts and reviews financial statements and ensures adequacy of disclosures in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations
  • Significant experience with revenue recognition under ASC 606, complex financing arrangements, business combinations, and companies with considerable international operations
  • Works with companies ranging from development stages to $250 million in revenues with both domestic and international operations
  • Former accounting manager for a privately held manufacturing company, where he supervised daily accounting functions and maintenance of internal controls
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) 
  • AICPA Council Member of the California Delegation 
  • Former President of the Orange County/Long Beach chapter of CalCPA 
  • Audit Committee Member of Families Forward  
  • Published Strategic Accounting – The Value of Vendor Specific Objective Evidence in the California CPA Magazine (May 2013) 

Location

California

Education

Bachelor of Science in business administration with an emphasis in finance and marketing
Chapman University (Orange, California)