Eric D. German

CPA, MAcc

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600 Superior Avenue East, Suite 925

Cleveland, OH 44114


216.373.2544
216.373.2501

About Eric

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Eric is well-versed in leading audits and technical accounting projects for some of the largest and most sophisticated organizations in our region. As a partner in BMF’s Assurance and Advisory Services group, Eric serves a very sophisticated cross-section of our client base that has complex demands including large, multi-national manufacturers, venture capital start-up enterprises and high growth businesses. He has extensive experience with purchase accounting related negotiation and post-deal arbitration, financial statement carve-out, restructurings, equity compensation, and complex financial instruments. Eric is also experienced in several functional CPA disciplines which include knowledge of several international GAAP jurisdictions such as IFRS, SEC reporting and advisory, Sarbanes Oxley implementation and compliance, Employee Benefit Plans and ERISA, Six Sigma business process improvement, and transaction modeling and analysis, among others.

Eric has developed his deep and diverse skill set due to a background in serving as manager at a Big 4 accounting firm and a controllership at a $10+ billion private equity firm. With such an expansive background, Eric is able to provide peace of mind to his clients by helping them navigate the ever-changing complex rules and regulations that face businesses. He excels at developing innovative and sensible business solutions to complex business problems in a proactive manner that increase their efficiency, improve existing processes and ultimately reduce costs.

Eric provides guidance and shares his knowledge with team members in performing services that focus on complex, judgmental and specialized issues. Leading the team, together they create plans for accomplishing their engagement objectives, develop strategies that comply with professional standards, address the risks inherent in the engagement and provide value to their clients through the process.

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Wasteful Thinking: Revamp Warehouse Layout to Improve Efficiency

  You can never be too busy to review warehouses layouts and how employees move around the space. Awkward or repetitive movements by employees, oversized packages, and disorganized layouts can slow down productivity and even lead to medical and. Read More >>

Accounting for Revenue Recognition Will be Changing Soon

After nearly 13 years of work, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued their converged standard on revenue recognition on May 28.  The objective of the new revenue standard is to provide a. Read More >>