Managing Director

Anish Patel is a Managing Director in CNM’s Los Angeles office with 13 years of experience in Compliance Risk Services. He has extensive GAAP, SEC reporting, and Internal Audit experience obtained from his roles managing 404a and 404b SOX, Internal Audit, and IPO engagements, as well as performing technical accounting research and drafting policies. He has worked with 3 of the 4 big 4 accounting firms, and several mid-tier firms on multiple engagements.

Prior to joining CNM, Anish worked as a Supervisor at the Disney Studio’s within the Internal Audit Department, and briefly in Production Accounting. Primary activities focused on Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 compliance, including walkthroughs of management’s process documentation, testing of effectiveness of internal controls, implementation of new entities and evaluating and reporting summary of aggregated deficiencies; additionally, performed and managed several internal audits around accounts payables, procurement cards, talent audit, Time & Expense, production audits, and other ad-hoc audits. Prior to joining Disney, Anish worked at Deloitte as Senior in the Assurance and Advisory Practice where he planned and executed audits for numerous public and private companies.

Education, Certifications and Associations

  • University of California, Riverside, B.S., Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting

Industry Specialty

  • Biopharmaceutical
  • Entertainment
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Technology