Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
Decosimo, a Top 100 regional public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Victor DeMaise and Joshua Moore as tax managers in the firm’s investment entities practice. Mr. DeMaise and Mr. Moore join Decosimo’s significant niche services team which serves a client base of investment entities with a wide range of funds from startups to funds with total assets exceeding $ 2 billion.
Prior to joining Decosimo, Mr. DeMaise served as the Managing Director of Taxation for Bank of New York Mellon Alternative Investment Services and PNC Global Investment Servicing, Inc. Mr. DeMaise has managed the tax process for a variety of hedge funds, mutual funds, mezzanine funds, venture capital funds and off-shore funds. During his career, Mr. DeMaise has consulted with entity managers and personnel providing structuring, transaction, and compliance solutions for domestic and off-shore investment entities.
Mr. Moore has built a track record of success in working with closely-held companies and pass-through entities. A certified public accountant, Mr. Moore also has experience in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and dispositions for international and multi-state consolidated corporations in manufacturing and distribution as well as serving venture capital and investment entities.
“We believe that Vic and Josh will be great additions to our team,” said Karl Jordan, a Decosimo Principal and Investment Entities Practice Leader. “Decosimo has built a very strong practice serving investment entities, and our clients have come to trust the experience and solutions we bring to the table. Vic and Josh have the type of expertise and depth of knowledge that can exceed the complex needs of our clients and their investors. I know our clients will enjoy working with them.”
A Magna Cum Laude graduate with a Business Administration degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Mr. Moore continued his education at UTC earning a Master of Accountancy degree. Mr. Moore is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. He currently serves as treasurer for the Chattanooga Tax Practitioners.
Mr. DeMaise earned a Tax Certificate from Widener University’s School of Business Administration. He is a graduate of Drexel University with a Dual Bachelor of Science in Economics and Accounting.
Decosimo is perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm. A recognized leader for services to hedge funds, Decosimo earned a 2014 Top 20 ranking in HFMWeek magazine for auditors of SEC-registered hedge funds both by number of funds and by regulatory assets under management. Decosimo is a regional firm with offices in nine geographic locations in the United States and the Cayman Islands, with approximately 300 professionals and staff. Each of Decosimo’s offices provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to a wide array of industries. Additionally, Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. With over 300 firms with a total of 667 offices across 105 countries, Moore Stephens and Decosimo provide clients with access to significant resources and expertise comparable to Big Four firms.