Philip Clark is a Manager who has been with VBO since 2016. Prior to joining VBO, Philip was an Audit Senior Associate with Grant Thornton, where he worked on financial statement audits of various public and private companies in the financial, manufacturing, technology and life sciences industries. This work included planning and budgeting the engagement, reviewing audit work of staff members, meeting strict deadlines and maintaining positive relationships with both the client and staff. He also helped identify internal control weaknesses and provide recommendations to management on ways to improve and implement appropriate internal controls. In addition to his financial statement audit work, he provided internal control consulting services to one of the largest banks in the United States. He has proficiencies in GAAP, IFRS and SEC reporting.
Philip earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accountancy from North Carolina State University. He currently holds memberships with the AICPA and NCACPA. Philip is also an Eagle Scout.
Outside the office, Philip enjoys spending his time traveling and being outdoors with his dog. Philip also enjoys playing guitar, grilling and watching sports (especially NC State sports).