Biography

PJ is a senior manager with over ten years of experience in accounting and reporting advisory services and financial statement audits. Since transferring to the San Francisco office in 2018, PJ has worked with a number of advisory clients, primarily in the Technology and Life Sciences industries, in implementing the new revenue and lease accounting standards as well as providing IPO readiness services.  PJ also serves as a member of Deloitte’s National On-Call Accounting Advisory (NOCAA) group, serving as a subject-matter resource for teams throughout the country in the areas of new accounting standard implementation, M&A due diligence, and accounting for complex transactions.

Prior to transferring to the San Francisco office in 2018, PJ worked in Deloitte’s National Office Accounting Consultation and Accounting Services group for two years, consulting with clients in an array of industries on complex transactions in the areas of revenue recognition and related costs, stock-based compensation and employee pension benefits, and business combinations and long-lived assets, including preclearance consultations with the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant. PJ also closely followed standard setting activities of the FASB and SEC, authoring a number of pieces of Deloitte thoughtware and firm interpretive guidance in our Roadmap publications.

PJ also spent two years working in Deloitte’s Global Capital Markets Group in London, England, providing advisory services to clients in the Technology and Life Sciences industries related to the adoption of new accounting standards and accounting for complex transactions under both US GAAP and IFRS.  PJ also served and consulted with multi-national audit engagements and worked with European entities executing debt and equity offerings in US capital markets.

Industry/sector specialization           Technology, Media, & Telecom – Technology

Life Sciences & Healthcare – Life Sciences

Education       Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Accounting & Finance

University of St. Thomas (MN) – Opus College of Business

Professional certifications   Certified Public Accountant, California Board of Accountancy, 2019

Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota Board of Accountancy, 2009