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David Northrup
Through out my career I have enjoyed learning and developing myself and helping others be more successful. My favorite line from Abe Lincoln is "with malice toward none and charity to all".
Senior Financial Executive with proven success in reducing costs, improving cash flow, upgrading financial systems and processes, performing due diligence and leading business integrations. Driving more efficient use of office space, executive sponsor for developing replicable Business Continuity Plan and implemented emergency notification system. Implemented enhanced financial reporting and analysis and developed a forecasting process that drives accountability.


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    Provide senior financial leadership and expertise to professional service firms to evaluate current systems, processes, financial staff and operations, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasting and billing and collections. I have implemented changes in several professional service firms over the past 17 years to improve financial systems, processes and upgrading staff and working with leadership to enhance reporting and now offer to help small to midsize firms on a more cost effective part time basis.

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    Region Finance and Operations Leader, RSM US LLP

    Member of Northeast Region leadership team providing strategic counsel on strategies and financial implications.

    Member of firmwide Financial Steering Committee overseeing financial systems, processes and policies

    Oversaw team of 20 including financial reporting and analysis, accounting and accounts payable and expense reporting, billing and collections, forecasting, business continuity planning and Real Estate.

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    Chief Financial Officer, RSM NY Office

    Reported to NY Office Managing Partner and responsible for team of 11 including financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, accounting accounts payable and expense report processing, billing and collections, facilities and office services. Member of NY Leadership team and firm Financial Steering Committee.

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    Chief Financial Officer, Rothstein Kass

    Reported to Executive Committee and supervised team of 5 including financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, financial systems and processes including accounting and accounts payable, billing and collections, payroll, and helped with sale of consulting practice.

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    Chief Financial Officer, Geller & Company

    Responsible for team of 5 including financial reporting and analysis, budgets, accounting and accounts payable, payroll and financial systems.

Proudest Accomplishment

Becoming an Eagle Scout and then a CPA

Experience Highlights

  • Senior Financial Executive Candidate
    David B. Northrup
  • Region Finance and Operations Leader
  • Chief Financial Officer NY Office
    RSM (formerly McGladrey)
  • Chief Financial Officer
    Rothstein Kass
  • Chief Financial Officer
    Geller & Company

Education Highlights

  • University of Notre Dame
    BBA Accounting


  • Boy Scouts of America


  • Traveling
  • Golf/ Sports
    Notre Dame and NY Area Teams
  • Movies and Theatre


  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Microsoft Office
  • Team Building

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose your profession?
In high school I was good in math and my friend Todd told me about becoming a CPA so I studied accounting.
Who are your main influences?
My parents and siblings, my Boy Scout Leaders, My Music Teachers and many subject teachers and my faith and my experience at the University of Notre Dame
What are your most significant accomplishments
Earning Eagle Scout, making All State Band on clarinet, graduating from Notre Dame and earning my CPA


United States