Richard is a Vice President with a variety of experience, including external audit, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC reporting. He is a certified Chartered Accountant and has diverse international experience across numerous industries in the United States and Australia, including Healthcare, Technology, and Mining.
During Richard’s time with Accordion, he completed the restructure and build-out of the accounting function of a large private equity-backed SaaS company.
Prior to joining Accordion, Richard spent two years with The Siegfried Group, where he worked on the following projects: supported the separation management office for a multinational technology company, provided assistance within the revenue team at a newly separated global software company, and acted as the interim SEC manager for a multinational technology company.
Richard began his career in Australia, working for Grant Thornton Australia in External Audit. He completed statutory audits, reviewed and agreed upon procedures for a variety of clients, including listed entities, large private companies, retail, aged-care, not-for-profit, and joint ventures. He then transitioned into a Financial Advisory role and worked on corporate finance and forensic accounting projects.
Richard received a Bachelor of Commerce with a business law minor degree and a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Western Australia with concentrations in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Finance, Investment Finance and Money & Banking.
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