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Bob Michaels

Technical Accounting Lead

Bob is a Partner in CrossCountry’s Accounting Advisory practice where he leads the firm’s National Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting function. With his talent for identifying the impact of accounting, regulatory and transformational change on the finance function, including accounting and financial reporting and related systems and processes, Bob is responsible for strategy, client delivery, and practice and business development.

As a prior Global Assurance Partner at a Big Four firm with more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries, Bob is a trusted advisor who works directly with CFOs and CEOs, providing insights to transform finance functions, and navigate complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, and risk management opportunities across all risk types to enable clients to better prepare and respond to the ever-evolving risk landscape.

Most recently, Bob served as a Partner at Ernst & Young in their Assurance Services practice where he assisted a broad range of companies – from midmarket private to Fortune 100 public. He also served as a member of Ernst & Young’s national Professional Practice Group, which included providing audit teams guidance and training in order to help deliver high-quality audits firmwide and support them through internal and external inspections.

Bob received his BS in Accounting from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Connecticut, New York, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.