Bill Black CPA LogoWilliam H. Black, CPA, PC



Professional Profile

Bill Black is a financial professional with extensive experience in business valuation, litigation consulting and litigation support, intellectual property valuation and analysis, forensic accounting and records reconstruction, fraud investigation and analysis, and management strategy and risk assessment. He holds a PhD in Accounting and has taught numerous accounting-related subjects at leading universities throughout the United States. Since 1991, he has led analytical teams and performed in-depth analysis of complex financial problems from his home base in Atlanta. He currently teaches accounting and information systems at the University of North Georgia.

Black has been appointed by courts to provide a neutral financial perspective and to assist the trier of fact in understanding complex business issues. He has been assigned to provide a neutral business valuation in the dissolution of a regional distribution concern, and appointed to serve as an auditor and business valuation expert in winding up the affairs of a personal-injury law firm.

Prior to establishing his independent consulting practice, Black directed and managed litigation consulting engagements for Deloitte & Touche and Price Waterhouse. He has served as a financial information systems consulting manager for Deloitte Haskins & Sells, and has directed financial planning and analysis for a $500 million group of the Penn Central Corporation. Black has worked on the research and technical staff of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, where he assisted in the development and issuance of major components in the conceptual framework for financial accounting and reporting, including Qualitative Characteristics of Accounting Information, Elements of Financial Statements, and Measurement. He provided staff support for the Pathways Commission, addressing the future of education for the next generation of accountants.

Professional certifications and memberships

                     Certified Public Accountant

                     Certified in Financial Forensics

                     Accredited in Business Valuation

                     Certified Fraud Examiner

                     Certified Management Accountant

                     Certified Valuation Analyst

                     Member: Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

                     Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic and Valuation Services section

                     Member: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Georgia Chapter

                     Member: National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, Past President Georgia Chapter

                     Member: Institute of Management Accountants

                     Member: American Accounting Association



University of Mississippi, PhD in Accounting

The Pennsylvania State University, MS in Accounting 

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, BS in Business Administration

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