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  • Audit & Tax
  • MFA Capital Advisors

Robert Busch, CPA

Audit Partner

MY FAVORITE VACATION DESTINATION…

London, England.

MY MOTTO IN LIFE…

Do not waste energy on things you cannot control.

(978) 557-5327

Experience

With over 20 years of experience in audit and consulting services, Mr. Busch’s formidable approach and methodical aptitude allows him to consistently deliver innovative, value-added solutions to his clients, particularly those in the financial services, high technology, service, construction, manufacturing and distribution industries.

At MFA, Rob prepares and reviews client financial statements and reports and is responsible for monitoring the entire engagement process as well as the performance of engagement team members. He is well-versed in performing U.S. GAAP and IFRS financial statement audits as well as buy/sell due diligence, capital deal structures, quality of earnings analysis, purchase allocations, post deal considerations and litigation support for transactions.

Rob also serves as the Lead Partner for audit and consulting services to the financial services industry, particularly private equity and venture-backed investment funds ranging in size from $200K to $500M. This includes a variety of fund structures, ranging from start-up funds to funds of funds and private equity/venture capital partnerships. Rob has extensive experience addressing accounting and financial reporting issues related to derivative instruments (futures, options, swaps and swaptions), complex investments and alternative investments.

Education

  • BS – Business Administration, Accounting; University of Massachusetts Lowell

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • ProVisors – Executive Committee Member

Expertise

  • Complex GAAP and IFRS financial statement audits
  • Fund audits
  • Buy-side/sell-side due diligence
  • Quality of earnings analysis
  • Capital deal structures
  • Purchase allocations
  • Post deal considerations
  • Litigation support for transactions
  • Derivative instruments
  • Complex equity arrangements
  • Business combinations
  • Software revenue recognition
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance consulting
  • Internal controls
  • Internal controls
  • SSAE 18 audit services and Service Organization Control reports (SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3)
  • Regulatory required surprise examinations
  • HUD audits
  • Uniform guidance – single audits
  • Accounting for performance of construction-type contracts
  • SEC reporting

Certifications

  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant

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