Gillis & Nathu CPA's

Partners Profile

 

John J. Gillis, Partner
BACKGROUND:
John Gillis received his early training with a local CPA firm in the Los Angeles Area. Later he spent five years with the Internal Revenue Service as field agent where he was involved in the examination of large Individual tax returns, Corportations and Trusts. He later spent time in the IRS training program training new agents and as a district reviewer, reviewing agents cases for the Los Angeles District.

He has been a partner of this firm for the last 14 years.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
*Graduated with a Bachelors degree in Business and Accounting from the California State University at Northridge in 1971.
*Completed all academic requirements of the California Board of Accountancy in 1978.


CURRENTPROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
*Member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Over 32 years of experience in the practice public accounting covering a wide variety of small business and individual taxation covering the following areas:

Personal Taxation
Corporate and Partnership Taxation
Trusts, Estate and Excise Taxation.

Also has extensive experience with:

Advising clients on accounting matters.
Business Advisory Services
Estate Planning
Design of Accounting Systems
Internal Control Reviews

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
*Instructor in the Internal revenue Service Training Program.




EMail: John@gillisnathucpa.com


 



Vinesh R Nathu, Partner
BACKGROUND:
Vinesh Nathu received his early training with Price Waterhouse having spent 11 years in the audit department of Price Waterhouse in their Fiji Islands, Australian, Vanuatu and American offices reaching the position of Manager.

He has been a partner of this firm for the last 14 years.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
*Graduated with a Bachelors degree in Commerce and Administration
from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in 1980.
*Completed all academic requirements for the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and administrators (UK) in 1985.
*Completed all academic requirements of the California Board of Accountancy in 1988.


CURRENTPROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
*Member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
*Member of the New Zealand Society of Accountants.
*Member of the Fiji Institute of Accountants.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Over 24 years of experience in the practice public accounting covering a wide variety of industries and client service engagements in the following areas:

Accounting
Taxation (Corporate,Partnerships, Personal, Trusts and Estates)
Business Advisory Services
Estate Planning
Litigation Support Engagements
Acquisition and Due Diligence Reviews
Regulatory Compliance Engagements
Feasibility Studies
Dispute Resolution
Design of Accounting Systems
Internal Control Reviews

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
*Tutor in Accountancy - University of South Pacific 1983-1984.
*Tutor for in-house continuing education classes of Price Waterhouse for entry level graduates 1985-1986..
*Education Committee Member of the Fiji Institute of Accountants 1986.


INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:
Extensively involved in servicing clients in the following industries:

Shipping
Construction
Steel Milling
Broker Dealers
Engineering
Leisure
Personal Service Corporations
Life & General Insurance
Manufacturing
Bank & Financial Institution
Real Estate Developers
Hotels and Motels
Restaurants
Garment
Motor Vehicle
Food Distribution
Gold Mining & Exploration
Retailing
Used Car Dealerships
Financial Institutions.





EMail: vinesh@gillisnathucpa.com