Managing Director

Anisha Gomes is a Managing Director in CNM’s Los Angeles office with 15 years of experience in accounting and advisory services and 8 years in industry at one of the largest financial institutions in the US. She has extensive experience working in assurance performing financial statement audits as well as advisory services leading internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) implementation and testing, issue validation and process and controls engagements. Anisha is responsible for overseeing the overall engagement approach and execution, including ongoing client communications, proactive identification and resolution of client issues, project management and quality of deliverables. She will also provide industry perspective and input as it relates to internal audit and SOX methodology and recommendations for process improvements.

Prior to joining CNM, Anisha worked at Ernst and Young as Senior Manager in its Financial Services Organization Enterprise Risk Consulting practice.  While in this role, Anisha served as the engagement lead of an internal audit co-sourcing engagement at a regional bank where she oversaw multiple internal audit teams. She has led numerous internal audits at financial institutions including corporate governance, mortgage servicing, commercial lending, tax, equity accounting, asset and liability management, and wires.  She has performed external quality assessments of internal audit functions, assisted clients with developing and implementing SOX compliance programs, quality assurance activities, issue validation, internal audit methodology and internal audit transformation.

Education, Certifications and Associations

  • University of West Georgia, MBA
  • University of London, BSc, Economics and Management
  • Certified Internal Auditor, The Institutive of Internal Auditors
  • Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (inactive)

Industry Specialty

  • Banking
  • Mortgage