David C. Ruan, CPA

Audit Partner

Area of Focus:
David is a Partner in the audit and assurance practice of Anton & Chia, LLP. He is responsible for client advisory and assistance projects focused on technical accounting implementations and financial statement and audit preparation. He has assisted his clients on pre-acquisition (M&A) due diligence including quality of earnings, assessment of pro-forma working capital and purchase price allocations. In addition to financial statement preparation, his technical specialties include share based compensation accounting, fair value accounting, accessing goodwill and long lived asset impairments, accounting for business combinations, and structured finance ABS/MBS modeling.

Business Experience:
David has over 11 years of diversified business and financial management experience that includes both “Big 4” public accounting and private industry. He started his career in financial statement audits with KPMG, and has served as an Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance of a NYSE traded, financial services company. Most recently, he was a Manager at a regional California accounting firm. His industry experience ranges from financial and business services, high technology, manufacturing and distribution, logistics and consumer products. Additionally, he is experienced in public company registration work including IPO’s, secondary offerings, interim and annual filings. David’s expertise in transaction advisory includes financial due diligence and analysis of quality of earnings, proforma financial modeling and reporting, and deal structuring.

Education and Professional Licenses:

  • Certified Public Accountant, California and Oregon
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with Accounting Emphasis, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona