Ed Phillips

Ed Phillips Managing Partner

Contact Ed:

  • Phone: 435.503.0055
  • Email: ed@edwardthomasassociates.com

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.Ed has worked with companies with a complete range of SEC required filings. He has deep experience with acquisition and due diligence projects in transactions ranging from several million dollars to several hundred million dollars for multiple publicly held companies.

Ed is an expert in ERP systems and how they interface with the accounting processes they support. He can assess at 20,000 feet or dive beneath the weeds to the roots of problems to identify and address them. He is a fixer. He has addressed technical accounting issues like revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, purchase accounting, tax provisions accruals and implementation of the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

He is also a pragmatic expert. While he knows the deep technical aspects of issues, whether systems or technical accounting related, he also knows solutions need to be implemented and supported by human beings. He is a fantastic resource whether you need a project based solution or are looking to completely outsource your accounting functions.
Ed obtained a B.S. in Business Administration from Brigham Young University and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Utah. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.