Robert Michael Phillips – Senior Audit Manager

Educational Background:
Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance: Capital University

Occupational Experience:
Mr. Phillips has been performing audits, conversions and cost allocation reports for governments and non-profits for over 30 years. Mr. Phillips plans and directs financial, compliance, and internal control audits of local governments, including schools, ESCs, municipalities, counties, villages, townships, libraries and other various small governmental units. He has an integral part of planning, communication, review, conclusion and reporting of our government and non-profit sector. He sets budgets and assigned audit segments to staff/senior auditors. He reviews and evaluates all work performed by staff/senior auditors. He plans and performs audits of federal programs in accordance with the Single Audit Act Amendment of 1996. Also, he writes audit reports and presents them to public officials. Mr. Phillips has managed the preparation of over 20 Ohio county/RTA cost allocation plans.

Continuing Education:

PPG- Government Accounting and Auditing and Single Audits 2012, 2011, 2010 72 hours
CPA Report Seminar 2011, 2010, 2009 80 hours
AOS and AGA seminar 2012, 2011, 2010 24 hours
Various in-house CEH training and updates on current pronouncements 2012, 2011, 2010 10 hours

Robert Michael Phillips, Senior Audit Manager (Mike), is a Senior Audit Manager in the Columbus office. Mike joined the firm in 2005 after working seven years with a national consulting firm where he worked on cost accounting engagements and conversions throughout the United States. Mike also owned a CPA firm in Columbus from 1980-1995 after working for a regional CPA firm in Cleveland. Mike resides in central Ohio with his wife and together they have two grown children.

Mike is a 1976 graduate of Capital University, Bexley, Ohio where he obtained a B.A. degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Finance. He obtained his Ohio CPA certification in 1978. All of his required CPE credits have been fulfilled.

Mike is responsible for scheduling all engagements for the Columbus office. He also runs specific audits and is responsible for client interaction. Mike is a hands on Manager and makes himself available to clients.

Mike is a member of a central Ohio Church where he is a part of the Usher and Men’s Ministries. Mike is also an avid golfer.

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