Technical accounting services
Oil and gas accounting services
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
— Public Company CFO, oil and gas equipment manufacturer
“BlackTower Advisors guided us from start to finish for the adoption of ASC 606. They not only gave us solid advice but also trained our accounting team, so the handoff was flawless.”
ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Standard Adoption
ASC 842 Lease Standard Adoption
External audit preparation services, audit process management, external auditors liaison
Preparation of financial statements, balance sheet reconciliations,
adjusting and closing entries
Financial statements analysis, trend and ratio analysis, due diligence profit improvement plans, process reengineering and analysis, cash flow optimization, business forecasting and annual budgets preparation
SEC AND TECHNICAL
Financial reporting, mergers & acquisitions services, IPO services, IFRS to GAAP conversion, consolidations
SOX compliance, internal audit, operational reviews, fraud investigations, internal control reviews, entity risk assessment, loss prevention
OIL AND GAS ACCOUNTING SERVICES
Fully outsourced oil and gas accounting services and oil and gas SEC reporting services
Our vision statement is pure.
"Great people working together with passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to become the advisors of choice to our clients. "
Our values are simple.
We believe in long-term relationships and building high-performance teams that deliver the greatest services to our clients.
We provide our clients with exceptional value because we are sized just right—large enough to support the clients needs, yet small enough to be flexible in our services and guarantee a high level of personal attention and satisfaction.
We aspire to set the example of what a trusted advisory company is and should be.
Julio Dalla Costa, CPA is a founding member of BlackTower Advisors with over 18 years of professional post graduate accounting experience. Having left KPMG LLP as an audit manager, Julio spent years at multinational Fortune 500 companies at a director level focusing on SEC reporting, technical accounting, controllership, internal audit and held an international expat assignment as subsidiary CFO at major oil and gas and telecom company. Prior to founding BlackTower Advisors, Julio held technical accounting project management responsibility in implementing new revenue recognition and leasing standards for a Fortune 500 company, where he has successfully helped the company implement the new standard. Julio holds Bachelor Degree in Finance from University of Toronto and Masters Degree in Accounting from Florida International University. He is an active CPA in the state of Florida.
Alex Shaposhnikov, CPA is a founding member of BlackTower Advisors with over 10 years of a combined Big 4 and industry professional accounting experience. Alex’s expertise consists of audit and advisory experience from Big 4 accounting firms (EY & Deloitte) as well as financial reporting and controllership experience from Fortune 500 companies. Prior to founding BlackTower Advisors, Alex was a senior manager at EY LLP, where for two years his focus was primarily in helping EY’s non-audit multinational Fortune 500 companies implement the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606), as well as the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842). In his role with EY, Alex became a subject matter expert in ASC 606 for the EY’s southwest region. Alex holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from University of Michigan. He is an active CPA in the state of Texas.
Dr. Rodney Sparks is a BlackTower Advisors Principal equipped with over 45 years of experience helping companies address their corporate accounting and financial management needs. Dr. Rod is results oriented leader with years of successful track record of identifying business opportunities, developing solutions/strategies, and overcoming diverse organizational challenges. Dr. Rod possesses extensive knowledge of advanced accounting systems (SAP, JDE, Great Plains, etc.) and expertise in SOX/controls compliance/remediation, revenue recognition ASC 606, and business consulting. Prior to joining BlackTower Advisors, Dr. Rod was an independent consultant helping a Fortune 500 company adopt the new revenue recognition standard. Dr. Rod holds Bachelor Degree in Economics and Masters Degree in Accounting from University of Houston and Ph. D. in Accounting from University of Reading in U.K.
BlackTower Advisors is a boutique advisory firm specializing in assisting our clients across the spectrum of industries with the accounting and business challenges of the next generation. Our growth is directly attributable to the value we add to our clients. We are uniquely positioned to add this value as a result of our team's expertise.
We primarily provide accounting change advisory services, SEC reporting advisory services, controller services and audit readiness. We have extensive experience in financial accounting and SEC reporting and issues arising from the application of existing or proposed financial accounting guidance. We provide technical accounting advice and assistance to public and private companies, as well as pre-IPO companies.
Since we are not an audit firm, we are advocates of our clients and are not subject to the restrictions placed on other firms by regulatory bodies. Using our extensive knowledge of all sectors of the industry, we work with clients to provide comprehensive solutions to their operational and financial challenges.
Who is BlackTower Advisors?
Our consultants are all former Big Four and industry professionals recognized for their innovative solutions and
technical consulting. We believe this unique combination of expertise is invaluable to meet our client needs.
Our competitive advantage is the exceptional quality services we can offer without a large company overhead.
2470 S. Dairy Ashford, Suite 128
Houston, TX 77077
Tel: (832) 582-1867
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