Derek Anderson, CPA, has over a decade of corporate controller and VP finance experience spanning public and PE- and VC-backed private growth companies. Derek joined Connor Group in 2018 to help launch the firm’s Managed Services Practice, a practice dedicated to providing premium controller services primarily focused on operational accounting and finance matters. Derek has assisted multiple public and IPO companies through audit preparation, financial statement preparation and review, material weakness remediation, acquisition accounting and systems integration, standard costing implementations, and he has served as interim corporate controller. Prior to Connor Group, Derek spent eight years in industry as a corporate controller and finance director in SaaS, alternative energy, and med device companies. Some of his experiences included leading his team through challenging first-year audits with Big 4 firms, a first-year public company audit and SOX implementation after a fast-paced IPO, multiple systems and ERP implementations, and the build-out of budgeting and FP&A functions. He has liaised as a controller with dozens of accounting firms, including all of the Big 4 and several global firms.
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Connor Group is a specialized professional services firm of Big 4 alumni and industry executives. Our team of highly experienced professionals helps financial executives with their most complex and significant matters, including financial accounting and operations, IPO and M&A services, digital solutions, and managed services.
Our clients are the world’s top growth companies and we support them as they change the world and create new markets! Our client portfolio includes multi-billion-dollar public, mid-cap public, and pre-IPO companies ranging from early stage to late stage. Our global clients represent the most exciting industries including high tech, Internet, social networking, gaming, software, ad tech, cleantech, life sciences, financial services, consumer products, biotech, services, and manufacturing.
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