Owner Profile

              William F. Vivier, CPA


SUMMARY
Over twenty years experience in the field of public accounting, financial accounting, tax preparation, and auditing including three years experience with a major public accounting firm with the following responsibilities: auditing, tax compliance, and tax planning. Education in economics and accounting with 60% completion toward M.S. in Taxation.


EDUCATION

BA. Economics, University of California, Davis. 1985.

Accounting, California State University, Sacramento. 1986-87.

M.S. Taxation (in progress), Golden Gate University, San Francisco


EXPERIENCE

Owner, William F. Vivier, CPA. Sacramento, CA. 1992 to present.

Treasurer, Ronald McDonald Charities of Northern California, 1996 to 2000.

Treasurer and Board member of charity which operates The Ronald McDonald House at UC Davis Med Center and Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake. Responsible for overseeing all financial functions, financing, audit communication. Personally negotiated $3 million in financing for construction of new Ronald House. Supervised all inflow and outflow of funds for construction of new Ronald House.


Accounting Manager
, Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc., Sacramento, CA. 1990 to 1992.

Manage all general ledger functions for over 120 locations. Supervise staff of four. Duties include preparation of monthly and yearly financial statements for all locations, control outflow of funds for all purchases and expenses, coordinate all accounting functions, establish accounting controls, lease administrator.


Audit Specialist
, Bartig, Basler & Ray, Citrus Heights, CA. 1990.

Audits of transportation districts, transit systems, non-profit organizations, counties, cities and special districts, and tax compliance for non-profit organizations. Duties include account analysis, transaction testing, compliance testing, and preparation of financial statements.


Tax Associate
, Price Waterhouse, Sacramento, CA 1987 - 1990.

General tax compliance and preparation for individuals, partnerships, corporations, non-profit organizations, and trusts. Duties also include preparing and delivering technical presentations on tax related topics, assisting in the preparation of speeches and articles, and pursuing marketing and practice development activities.

Personal Info
Bill is married with two children and lives on a farm in Solano County California.  On the farm, he raises 60 acres of alfalfa and a few hogs.  He is actively involved in coaching youth baseball for the past several years.  He is also involved with the 4-H club at the local and county level.