GAAP technical accounting, public accounting, financial planning, and budgeting
Closing books for month-end, Ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulations, Setting up accounting books and automating systems
Giovanni, CPA, MAcc, has 12+ years of progressive accounting and finance leadership experience with 5 years of public accounting and the last 6 months in cannabis.
He is an experienced problem solver and big picture accounting leader with a strong grasp of GAAP technical accounting and a passion for the cannabis industry.
He is a servant leader with a collaborative management style and strong beliefs in team empowerment and individual ownership and accountability.
Giovanni started his career in public accounting doing the books for high net worth individuals and families, then spent 3 more years at a premier accounting organization, honing his skills on best practices in a public company environment–he had his first private role as Accounting Manager, closing month-end books.
For a film production company, he gained experience in financial planning, analysis, and budgeting, then jumped industries quickly learning IFRS and implementing an ERP system.
Most recently at a premier cannabis company, Giovanni guides the team on complex accounting issues and financial reporting, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulations and assisting on research for 280e.
Giovanni has strong technical accounting skills and is ready to run his own team.
He brings the ability to set up the accounting books, automate the systems, hire and manage a team, and prepare for the 3 years of audits needed before going public.