Brian Downey is an Audit Partner with over 30 years of experience in private and public accounting. He is a member of the firm’s International Services Group and Technology Group. He also oversees the audits of many of the firm’s publicly-held clients.
Brian’s experience encompasses assisting management with guiding and managing growth, financing, and business and strategic planning issues. He has expertise in International Financial Reporting Standards, and in providing auditing, internal control and due diligence services. In addition, he has expertise in various aspects of M&A analyses, including quality of historical earnings, balance sheet exposures, working capital requirements, the appropriateness of accounting policies, and the key risks and weaknesses of operations and technology.
Brian has assisted his publicly-held clients with all aspects of SEC reporting, compliance and filings. He has also assisted clients with transactions such as IPO’s, private placements, debt financings, reverse mergers, and technical consultation (for non-attest clients). Brian has significant experience in dealing with issues important to technology companies, such as revenue recognition, equity based compensation, research and development, and other equity based instruments.
Prior to joining EisnerAmper, Brian was CFO in private industry, and has vast knowledge of the issues facing private companies, including interacting with major financing and factoring institutions, systems development, cash flow projections for internal and external use, and alternative financing solutions.