Dave Northrup joins us as a Director in our professional services practice. He has over 25 years of experience both in public accounting and the private sector. Most recently he has provided interim CFO services for professional service firms in the NY Metro area. Previously Dave served as the NE Region Finance and Operations Director at RSM, where he served on the firms financial steering committee. During his 10+ years at RSM, he helped improve systems and processes, upgrading financial reporting and analysis in the NE Region, established accountability in budgets and forecasts, improved billing and collection processes, developed a business continuity plan and emergency notification system initially for the NY office now used by several firm locations.
Dave previously served as the CFO for both Rothstein Kass and Geller & Company, helping them improve financial operations, upgrade systems and processes, improve financial reporting and budgeting and improved billing and collection processes. He started his career in public accounting as an auditor for EY in the NJ office working on private and public companies in banking, manufacturing, retail, and education. He moved into the private sector to Paramount Communications initially as an internal auditor and transitioned to mergers and acquisitions. After working on numerous acquisitions of publishing companies Dave transferred to Simon & Schuster and helped lead the financial integrations of several of the acquired companies. He then had progressive roles including being a group controller for a $400 million professional publishing group.
Dave earned his BBA degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame. He is an Eagle Scout and has been active in Scouting for over 40 years. Member of AICPA and NJSCPA.