Ravi Kumar

My Services

Ravi is a Director in the Technical Accounting and IPO Services practice at Connor Group based in San Francisco, CA. Ravi has over 11 years of cross-functional, Big 4 and public accounting experience consisting of: - on-call technical accounting advice to clients on structured transactions and implementation of new accounting standards under US GAAP and IFRS; - IPO readiness, including coordination with key stakeholders such as Management, Lawyers, Bankers, Auditors and external consultants; - Drafting of financial statements and other SEC filings (e.g. S-1, 10-K, 10-Q); - financial due diligence for mergers and acquisitions; - preparation of gap assessments between financial statements prepared under US GAAP and IFRS; and - financial statement and integrated audits for private and publicly-traded companies. Specific areas of focus include advising clients on the accounting implications for complex debt and equity transactions, consolidations, leasing, revenue recognition (including ASC 606/IFRS 15), public private partnerships (PPPs), and business combinations under both US GAAP and IFRS. Ravi is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of California and has passed Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam. Specialties: Financial statement analysis, strong technical accounting knowledge and writing abilities (including SEC Filings), understanding of business operations, strong interpersonal and professional communication skills, strong presentation abilities, extensive experience with communicating internally with partners of the firm and externally with C-Level executives, extensive experience with documenting the accounting implications regarding complex accounting transactions, business development pursuits and proposal writing.

Advisory type

Accounting, Audit & Advisory

Service line

Audit - Financial Statement, Financial Services, Financial Statement Reporting, Reporting - IFRS, Reporting - US GAAP, Transaction Services / M&A

Expertise

IFRS Financial Reporting US GAAP Technical Accounting Revenue Recognition Big 4 Audit SEC reporting Consolidation GAAP Accounting Auditing Internal Controls SOX Financial Analysis Due Diligence External Audit Financial Accounting Mergers Cash Flow SEC filings Sarbanes-Oxley Act CPA Mergers & Acquisitions Finance Financial Audits Financial Statements Management Assurance SEC Filings

Previous Employers

Big4

College / University Degrees

Master

University of Redlands

My Snapshot

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  • Rate/hour ($): 200-400
  • Experience level (yrs): expert
  • Size of typical clients: Enterprise