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Wray Rives

CPA CGMA

Rives CPA PLLC

Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Columnist for AICPA CPA Insider, Outright.com-The Bottom Line and Dallas Small Business Examiner. Author of 'The Pocket Guide to Sales Tax in the 50 United States". and "The Pocket Guide to Income Tax in the 50 United States"

Our entire firm operates virtually, so geographic location is irrelevant to us. We partner with our clients in the areas of tax planning, incorporation and choice of entity for their business plus ongoing accounting, payroll and bookkeeping and tax reporting assistance to help them succeed.

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy T04077
California Board of Accountancy FI129197

 

Experience

Founder/Manager : NeedaCFO.com - [2009-01 to Current]
Virtual CFO and accounting department services.

General Manager : Illinois Tool Works - [2005-10 to 2009-01]
Ran $20M Division of $17B Fortune 200 Company

COO/CFO : Auto Wax Company - [1997-08 to 2005-10]
Chemical manufacturing operation.

CFO : Uncle Julio's Restaurants - [1993-08 to 1997-01]
CFO Multi location restaurant chain

Certified Public Accountant : Rives CPA PLLC - [1993-01 to Current]
full service CPA practice

Controller : Pappas Restaurants - [1985-03 to 1993-01]
Controller for multi location restaurant chain.

Senior Auditor : Arthur Andersen - [1981-05 to 1993-01]
Senior auditor for multi national public accounting firm.

 

Education

BBA-Accountancy, Accounting : University of Mississippi Main Campus - [1976 to 1980]