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Patricia Bottomly

National Assurance Partner
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Patricia has 20 years of experience working in accounting, with 18 years in public accounting. She is a partner in the National Accounting and Assurance Practice of BDO and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. In addition to her National role, Patricia maintains her own clients in the Los Angeles market. She works on clients from start-up businesses to multi-national corporations, both privately held and publicly traded. She offers extensive experience in the entertainment, retail and distribution industries, and she is listed as one of the firm-wide technical resources with regard to motion picture and television production accounting. Patricia also has significant experience working with companies in the technology, restaurant, oil and gas, financial, and service industries.

In her capacity as a national partner, Patricia operates as a Regional Technical Director, assisting engagement teams by advising on technical accounting and auditing matters, and reviewing financial statements and corporate filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. She has also conducted research on a variety of complex accounting issues,       and serves on Firm committees to assist in establishing Firm guidance on accounting and auditing policies. In addition, Patricia stays active in the local office practice, working directly with clients to perform effective and efficient audits.


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants California Society of Certified Public Accountants


B.S. in Business Administration, California State University, Northridge


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