Edward Bechold is a partner in the New York City and New Jersey Assurance Services departments and a member of the Capital Markets and Transaction Services groups. Edward has more than 15 years of experience providing audit and business advisory services to publicly-traded companies, closely-held businesses, private equity, and hedge funds.
His expertise includes planning, managing, and overseeing private and SEC audit engagements (accelerated and smaller reporting); consulting on and overseeing private and SEC compliance requirements with respect to financial reporting; assisting on strategic acquisitions, reverse mergers, private placements, and public offerings; and advising both start-ups and growing companies on numerous complex accounting issues.
Edward serves as a liaison between the Firm and its clients. He works closely with the stakeholders of the Company to assess business and financial reporting risks, internal controls, quality of earnings and assets, and liquidity issues as a basis for identifying critical risks and opportunities for improvement.
He has a specialty in analyzing and valuing complex financial instruments, including preferred stock, convertible debt, warrants, share-based compensation, and other assorted financial instruments.
Edward is versed in various complex accounting matters including accounting for hard-to-value investments, business combinations, income taxes and purchase accounting, accounting for income taxes, and revenue recognition for construction and production type activities.
Professional & Civic Affiliations
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSSCPA)