“I provide businesses with a proactive blend of audit, financial statement, and business consulting services. I specialize in providing creative win-win solution through solid understanding of business needs, balancing risk, accounting and compliance implications, and championing best practices across my portfolio of clients.”
Experience and Expertise
Ferdi has 15 years serving clients, 13 of those are with public accounting firms including Big 4, national, and local firms. He has experienced serving public clients including IPO entities, but what he enjoys the most is serving small to mid-size local clients. Ferdi’s primary focus at Shannon & Associates is providing audit, review and compilation services. He also provides other attestation engagements such as agreed-upon procedures, and audit of employee benefit plans.
He serves clients in the retail, distribution, manufacturing, construction and fishing industries. He has helped clients with technical accounting issues such as business acquisition matters, goodwill impairment analysis, consolidating financial statements for companies with foreign subsidiaries, variable interest entities analysis, post-retirement benefit plan obligation accounting, stock valuation analysis, prior period restatements and implementation of recent accounting standards such as ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
Certifications, Memberships, and Involvement
- Certified Public Accountant
- Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (WSCPA), member
- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member
- Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Major in Accounting
- University of Washington- Michael G. Foster School of Business, Seattle, WA
When not in the office…
…you can find Ferdi travelling with his partner. He recently visited three major islands of Hawaii, Philippines, China, Japan and Iceland enjoying the nature and the traditional cuisines for each destination. Ferdi is also very close to his immediate and a great number of extended family who mostly live in Washington State. He and his partner hosts Thanksgiving Party every year for 25+ people.