Levon L. Galstyan, CPA

Levon L. Galstyan, CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

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License: 146973 ( Glendale CA)
PTIN No. P02453604

About

Levon L. Galstyan is a Certified Public Accountant at Oak View Law Group. He has significant expertise in public accounting, tax audit, preparing financial statements, reviewing investment proposals, and business planning. He has also contributed articles to various websites on debt, credit, consumer laws, and bankruptcy.

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Practice Areas

Public Accounting, Industry, Government, Education

Contact Information

Location: 611 N. Brand Blvd. Suite 1300 Glendale CA, 91203

Phone: 800-530-OVLG

Professional Experience

  • June 2021 – Present - 1 year 8 months

    Cruncher Accounting, PC – Los Angeles, CA

    Founder & President
    • Manage a team of 5 professionals and oversee various audit, review, compilation, and agreed-upon procedure engagements.
    • Laisse and interface with client bankers, attorneys, consultants, executives, and various other retained professionals.
    • Remain current and abreast of US GAAP, IFRS, UK GAAP changes, PCAOB, and AICPA audit guidelines and procedures, and consult client through the audit preparation, performance, and conclusion phases.
    • Assist clients in preparing the financial statements and the relevant footnotes.
    • Assist clients of various sizes in interviewing and vetting lenders and investors, review transactional term sheets investment proposals, and provide guidance in their business planning.
  • April 2019 – September 2021 - 1 year 8 months

    Moss Adams – Los Angeles, CA

    Business Assurance Senior Associate
    • Audited, reviewed, and drafted financial statements of private companies operating in various industries, mainly real estate, private equity, venture capital, apparel, manufacturing, cosmetics, and software technology.
    • Oversaw and directed teams of up to 7 Staff Associates on various audit engagements running concurrently during the 2020 and 2021 busy seasons by coordinating and budgeting projects, providing hands-on technical training, overseeing client and Partner demands, and communicating audit findings to accounting and finance executives, which resulted in timely audits, and timely billing and collection.
    • For private equity fund audits, I modeled and presented private company valuations to senior members of the audit team and client deal teams, often utilizing internal data aggregators and other analytical tools such as Bloomberg Terminal, CapitalIQ, Factset, and Tableau, which allowed the fund to negotiate exits better and capital raises for their various investment companies.
  • June 2017 – April 2019 - 1 year 4 months

    PricewaterhouseCoopers – Los Angeles, CA

    Assurance Associate – Asset Management & Real Estate
    • Constructed private company valuation models utilizing comparable transactions and DCF analysis for private equity audit clients. Subject companies have included AdvancedMD, Agilysys, ChatterBox, Stanley Black & Decker, and Virgin Pulse.
    • Prepared “shadow” valuations for real estate funds sponsored by PCCP and Canyon Real Estate Partners and investigated variances by discussing key metrics, lease-up, and market assumptions with client deal teams.
    • Performed audit procedures following Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and utilized GAAP knowledge to make accounting recommendations and propose accounting adjustments, especially concerning revenue recognition, leases, deferred rent, and acquisition goodwill.
    • Footed and tied out 17 publicly traded fund financial statements under a tight deadline and called out several discrepancies and non-compliance with 1940’s Act reporting requirements, which required consultation with the client accounting team and prevented non-compliant reporting.
  • January 2015 – April 2016 - 1 year 6 months

    Volunteer Income Tax Preparation – Los Angeles, CA

    California State University, Volunteer Preparer and Site Administrator
    • Conducted client intake and tax interviews and prepared for each client’s tax situation by reading and applying IRS rulings and interpretations, publications, and form instructions.
    • Prepared federal and state income tax returns for dozens of individuals requiring a working knowledge of Forms 1040 and Schedules A – D, Form 1099, Form W-2, K-1, and 540.
    • Assisted small business owners and sole proprietors make optimal tax elections, understanding tax law to make informed tax elections, and engaging in business transactions with the tax implications in mind.

Education

  • California State University, Northridge
    Bachelor of Science, Professional Accountancy
  • California Board of Accountancy
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – California

Articles Contributed

he United States Department of Education announced another extension of the student loan payment moratorium, and this time, the pressure will last until August 31, 2022...
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The consumer watchdog CFPB says that about $88 billion worth of medical debts is listed on the credit reports of 43 million Americans...
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While Social Security payments appear simple at first glance, the program is regulated by many rules, resulting in various claim tactics for singles and couples...
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The LGBTQ+ community has achieved considerable headway in achieving constitutional and civil liberties during the previous decade. The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) released an analysis in 2020...
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