Ed Fahey, CPA, is a Partner in the A&A Department, RINA’s former President, and an integral member of the Firm’s San Francisco office. Ed has been with the Firm since 1982 and provides high-quality tax and audit services to closely held businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Ed assists business owners by developing proactive solutions to increase efficiency in their day-to-day operations and implements long-term strategies for sustainable growth.
As a member of RINA’s Not-For-Profit Practice Group, Ed works closely with charitable organizations that serve various needs in our communities. He provides hands-on expertise to guide management in operations and financial reporting. Ed is the International Committee Representative for MGI North America and a member of the executive committee for Mint Alliance/MGI Worldwide Network. MGI is a top 20 international accounting network of independent audit, tax and accounting firms that brings together the expertise of 6,000 professionals in over 300 locations around the world. Ed is an active member of Alliance of Chief Executives. His background includes several years as the V.P. of Finance for a winery where he gained valuable experience in the day-to-day business operations, negotiated with lenders, and investigated financing and acquisition opportunities.
As a member of the firm’s 401k advisory committee, Ed is familiar with retirement planning and investment management opportunities.
Ed’s areas of expertise include:
- Auditing and financial reporting
- Financial management training
- Identifying controls to prevent fraud
- Budgeting and forecasting
- Income tax planning and projections
- Charitable planning and giving
- Business tax compliance
- Accounting system analysis
- Exit and succession planning
- Financial Statement Preparation & Analysis
- Obtaining Financing
- Deferred Income Tax Computations
- Retirement Plans
- Manufacturing & Distribution
- Not-for-Profit Organizations
- Food Processing