Biography

Findley has over 15 years of internal audit implementation and public accounting experience and currently specializes in Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) consulting, internal audits, controls-based consulting, and federal contracting consulting. He has experience managing and directing all phases of internal audit and SOX implementations including risk assessment, documentation, and internal controls testing for a variety of clients.

Findley also serves as the acting outsourced internal audit director for several publicly traded organizations. He is the lead partner on one of Moss Adams’ largest SOX consulting engagements and also works with many pre-public and non-accelerated filers. Findley currently serves on the audit teams of our external audit clients with an emphasis on internal controls over financial reporting and SOX compliance. He is also a member of our government contracting industry group and has great familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Federal Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) requirements.

Findley is the firm’s quality control partner over Business Risk Management. He leads the firm's Health Care Internal Audit National Practice and is a regional Life Sciences Practice Leader. He is a member of our Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) industry group and has great familiarity with public company reporting requirements. Prior to joining Moss Adams, Findley worked in the assurance department of a Big Four firm where he primarily served SEC and foreign filers in the technology and health care industries.

Selected Publications

  • "Regulatory Changes Can Help Businesses Streamline Operations and Gain a Competitive Edge" (Moss Adams Insight, June 2018)
  • "Life Sciences IPOs Ruled 2014, and Beyond" (Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2015)
  • "Clinical Trial Accruals: Navigating Your Way Through a Perfect Storm of Audit Risk" (Moss Adams Insight, November 2014)
  • "Understanding the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program" (Construction Business Owner, May 2014)
  • "Understanding the JOBS Act" (National Venture Capital Association, May 2012)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Inside the IPO: Assess Business Readiness Before Going Public
    (Moss Adams Webcast, May 2018)
  • Establishing the Right Time to Assess and Transform IT Systems
    (FastPath seminar, November 2017)
  • Regulatory Trends and Pressures on ICFR: Changes coming to compliance and audit programs near you
    (The Exchange Community Conference 2017, September 2017)
  • Revenue Recognition for Life Sciences is Changing
    (Moss Adams Webcast, July 2017)
  • Beware: Fraud, Security & Embezzlement
    (NACM Business Credit Services Annual Meeting, May 2017)
  • Senior Care Facilities: Reduce risk and improve results through internal audit
    (Moss Adams Webcast, May 2017)
  • Internal Controls: Facts and Fiction
    (Moss Adams webcast, September 2015)
  • The Proactive Risk Assessment
    (Moss Adams webcast, August 2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors

Education

  • BA, accounting, Seattle Pacific University
  • BA, business administration and finance, Seattle Pacific University