Managing Director

Nick Pineda is a Managing Director at CNM’s Los Angeles Office with over 12 years of experience in financial reporting, controllership, and technical accounting. Nick leads teams in the adoption and implementation of new accounting pronouncements and provides transaction support through audit engagements. He leverages his experience building teams and managing processes, such as monthly closes and forecasting cycles, in helping clients attain best practices.

Prior to joining CNM, Nick was part of Deloitte’s assurance practice in the LA office, leading and assisting audits for large public companies, not-for-profits, and non-public clients. After exiting public accounting, Nick held several escalating roles leading financial reporting, technical, and functional accounting in various industries, his most recent as controller for a mid-size non-public company in the hospitality space. Recent technical areas Nick has worked on include SPAC, IPO and mergers, business combinations, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, and post-acquisition due diligence, among others.

Education, Certifications and Associations

  • California State University, Northridge, B.S., Accountancy
  • California State University, Northridge, B.S., Information Systems
  • Licensed CPA (inactive) – California

Industry Specialty

  • Consumer Products
  • Retail (Hospitality)
  • Entertainment
  • Manufacturing