Barry Watson

  • Director, Eisner Advisory Group LLC

Biography

Barry Watson is Director in the Audit and Assurance Services Group, with over 20 years of audit and accounting experience. He oversees all aspects of the audit and is responsible for the supervision of financial statement audits and other assurance-related services, in accordance with the AICPA and SSARS standards. Barry serves companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, construction, real estate, technology and employee benefit plans.

Prior to joining the firm, Barry was an Audit Principal with Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP (GPP), a leading full service audit and accounting firm in Dallas. He provided audit and assurance to clients over the accuracy of the financial statements with regard to applicable standards, and ensured that internal controls over financial reporting where properly designed. He has helped clients in the rental real estate industry identify, and save over $1 million from complying with Energy Efficient Home Credit services under 45L Tax Credit regulations.

Before joining GPP, Barry worked for a national accounting firm, where he performed assurance engagements for privately and closely held companies; managed client relationships; trained staff on current GAAP/GAAS/industry standards; recruited staff; and organized volunteer projects. In his tenure, he has helped plan sponsors recoup more than $250 thousand in excess employer matching contributions from compliance errors identified during auditing the plan’s financial statements.

In the community, Barry serves as Director of the Special Needs Families Ministry at the Bent Tree Church, where is a volunteers and participates in fund raising efforts for autism awareness.

 

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