FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GHJ Partner Steven D. Sills is nominated as
2016 Entertainment Accountant of the Year
Also recognized by the CalCPA Education Foundation for 25 years of teaching
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 29, 2016) – Los Angeles-based accounting firm GHJ is proud to announce that one of its partners, Steven D. Sills, was nominated for the 2016 Entertainment Accountant of the Year award, presented by the CalCPA Education Foundation at its annual Entertainment Conference on June 15. Sills was also recognized at the event for 25 years of teaching for CalCPA.
Sills has been serving the entertainment industry for more than 35 years. His specialty is audits of production and distribution of motion pictures and television programs on behalf of third-party participants, including talent and investors. He is an attorney, CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified in Financial Forensics. He has provided expert testimony in entertainment litigation, been a contract negotiator for profit and royalty participants and participated in settlement negotiations of audit claims. Sills has also been a featured speaker for the CalCPA Education Foundation and New York CPA Foundation, as well as the UCLA and USC film schools.
Sills spent 13 years at the accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath before founding his own firm, which merged with GHJ in 2007.
“I would like to thank the members of CalCPA for the honor of being nominated for this distinguished award,” Sills says. “I would also like to congratulate the other nominees, Micky Segal and Michael Karlin. I am the son of a CPA and have been practicing public accounting for almost 40 years. I am very proud of my profession, and I’m thrilled that my dedication to public accounting has been recognized by the CalCPA.”
Founded in 1953, GHJ is a Los Angeles-based accounting firm that specializes in nonprofit, food and beverage and entertainment and media companies.
At GHJ, we customize our services specifically for forward-thinking, entrepreneurial organizations and individuals within the entertainment and media industry. We leverage our industry knowledge by providing assurance, tax, royalty and licensing audits, expert witness and litigation support, and consulting services.
Ranked as a top 20 largest accounting firm on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Book of Lists, the Firm has 12 partners and approximately 130 staff members that serve over 3,000 clients. Also named a 2016 “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, our eighth winning year since 2008, GHJ provides an environment where talented and career-minded individuals can grow personally and professionally.