Who We Are
Edward Thomas Associates is focused on helping business owners on their path to success. We recognize that each business operates in a unique manner and we tailor our service offerings to dynamically address what a business needs today….and tomorrow.
The Principals of Edward Thomas Associates have an impressive track record through experience as auditors with the Big Four accounting firms and having successfully led financial teams as CFOs and Controllers. Few can match their extensive experience and expertise covering all aspects of the finance, accounting, and controllership roles.
Edward Thomas Associates understands accounting and audit issues from the auditor’s perspective and from the perspective of a Controller or CFO. Whether you are looking to:
- Outsource your accounting needs,
- Prepare for an upcoming investment or other capital transaction, or
- Be ready when your independent auditor is coming in
We have the experience and resources to help you meet those challenges.
While our primary focus is addressing your accounting needs, Edward Thomas Associates also delivers value in the areas of business process outsourcing (BPO), capital planning and audit preparation.
Edward Thomas Associates’ Commitment
Edward Thomas Associates uses the best cloud-based accounting platforms available. Sage Intacct is a robust platform capable of supporting your organization from the cradle to maturity and beyond. You benefit by having 24/7 access to current financial and essential dashboard data that enable faster and better decision making.
Through this cloud-based accounting platform, you can check at any time to assess and review our work or processes we are handling on your behalf. So, we are clearly accountable to the outcomes we commit to your business.
We can handle all your accounting requirements whether these occur on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. We will own responsibility that your accounting will be completed at the highest professional standards. If you prefer, we can also work with members of your internal team to augment their skills where most needed.
Edward Thomas advises clients up front about the costs of these services it so there is no surprise. If scope of work changes, we will not change our fees until the scope of work has been discussed and agreed to with you.
Edward Thomas Associates’ Core Values
Craig has a broad breadth of experience with a range of companies in industries ranging from clean tech to new media. Whether a mature company or a start-up. Well-funded or minimally funded. Cash flow positive or not. Craig has experience with it.
Ed also started his career as an auditor for Deloitte. From there he went on to work with a variety of companies in the CFO or Controller role. He has worked with both public and private companies and understands what it takes to run an effective accounting organization both inside a company or as an outside resource.
We've Built an Experienced and Skilled Team
We are proud to have a team that brings a broad set of experiences to the clients we serve. The team has worked in a variety of businesses in different industries and different stages. Their experience includes roles in line management accounting positions such as accounting managers, controllerships and, as in our founders’ cases, CFO’s. In these roles, experiences include:
- Audit preparation and execution as auditors and auditees
- Internal accounting positions of all levels including Controllership & CFO
- Accounting support or full ownership and outsourcing of the accounting functions
A Selection of Clients We've Been Honored to Serve
Want to talk?
We’re always open to a conversation about how we can help your business. Let’s have a conversation to determine how we can help your business run more efficiently.