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December 3, 2022

corporate controllers behaving badly

Your Naughty Corporate Controller of the Day

Gerard Beauzile is facing a potentially lengthy stay in federal prison after he was charged with embezzlement earlier today for thinking no one would notice $2.3 million missing from the unnamed New York-based company where he had been the controller since 2001. Beauzile, 61, a resident of South Plainfield, NJ, appeared by videoconference on Monday […]

Your Naughty Corporate Controller of the Day

Edward Kelly has been suspended from appearing or practicing before the SEC as an accountant because he got caught insider trading. You can read the SEC order from Feb. 16 here. But the blog SEC Actions put together a nice little synopsis of the case against Kelly: Now the agency has brought an insider trading […]

Your Naughty Corporate Controller of the Day

When I first started writing for Going Concern as a freelancer in October 2017, I did a series of articles about the role of the corporate controller. Caleb made me asked me to write articles on how controllers transitioned from public accounting to industry, what paths they’ve taken toward SOX compliance, how they can survive […]