NEW YORK, July 25, 2012 – PwC US announced today that Philip Koos has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2012. As a partner with PwC’s Forensic Services practice, Koos works with government contracts and provides business advisory services to clients in multiple industries including aerospace and defense, energy, automotive, healthcare and pharmaceutical, life sciences, construction, technology, and industrial products.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment in Philip’s career and we would like to extend our congratulations to him,” said Erik Skramstad, PwC's U.S. Forensics Practice leader. “Philip has been an integral part of our Advisory practice and continues to provide our clients with superior service.”
With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Koos is responsible for delivering solutions to executive suite, back office, sales, and program personnel with regard to complex business matters. His experience ranges in wide variety of areas including: public contract accounting, cost accounting, financial accounting, organizational structure design and implementation, merger and acquisition analysis, control and process development, asset management, program and contract management, regulatory compliance and litigation support.
Koos is the co-author of numerous recent articles on a variety of forensic-related topics including the impact of the Ethics and Compliance Rule and International Financial Reporting Standards on government contractors. He has also taught courses with Federal Publications Seminars and ESI International and led seminars related to what the Recovery Act of 2009 means for businesses, as well as public finance options for the cleantech sector.
Koos is a licensed certified public accountant in Virginia and New York and a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA), and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He has an MBA with a concentration in Accounting from The American University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from York College of Pennsylvania.
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