Brian Lam, CPA
Partner, Audit and Assurance Services
Area of Focus:
Brian Lam is the audit partner and founder at TAAD LLP with 15 years’ experience in both public accounting and the private sector. He designs audit strategies and plans for domestic and international companies that are publicly trading or private companies that are going public through Form S-1 and F-1. His expertise comprised of companies from a variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, consulting services, travel agencies, trading platform services, and the cannabis industry. He has extensive experience in handling complex accounting treatments like convertible debt (derivative liabilities) and equity transactions like stock option and warrants accounting treatment and mergers and acquisitions accounting.
In addition to auditing experience, Brian also has experience working as a Controller in a start-up manufacturing company. His experience and knowledge with operations has helped the company identify key issues and provide resolutions to the management. Moreover, he has assisted the company in implementing internal control procedures and systems as well as providing training to the operating team to streamline the month-end closing and financial reporting process. Thus, he has ensured the reported results are helpful to management in making business decisions. He also has experience working as corporate accounting manager in a $700M of revenue apparel private company to oversee $300M of inventory and assist with financial reporting and month-end closing process for the Company.
Education and Professional Credentials:
- Certified Public Accountant, California
- University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Business Economics and Minor in Accounting
- Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese