Geoffrey B. King, CPA
Geoffrey B. King
Mr. King has over 38 years experience in the accounting profession, and has been a shareholder in the firm since 1985.
His specific areas of expertise include:
- Financial reporting services for a wide variety of businesses including employee benefit plans. He has overall responsibility for quality control in financial reporting for the firm.
- Taxation, general business consulting with emphasis in agriculture, wholesale distribution, oil industry, employee benefit plans, non-profits, and special districts.
- Expert witness and litigation support services.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA). Mr. King has served on the AICPA Peer Review Board, and as Chairman of the CSCPA Peer Review Committee. He is a past Chairman of the CSCPA Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee, and is a past president of the Bakersfield Chapter.
Mr. King graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State University Bakersfield (CSUB). He continues his relationship with the University as a member of the Board of Directors of the California State University Bakersfield Foundation and has served as chairman of Board. He is also a past Chairman of the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee and has served as a member of the finance committee and audit committee. Mr. King was named CSUB Alumnus of the Year in 2001 and was inducted into the CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame in 2015.
Mr. King is a member of the Rotary Club of Bakersfield, and is a past treasurer and a past member of the Board of Directors for that organization. He is a past board member of the Bakersfield Community House, and a past President of the Bakersfield Gunners Soccer Club, a youth soccer organization. He was also a Bakersfield City Council appointee to the City Center Expert Citizens Oversight Committee. Mr. King is a past board member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kern County Employees’ Retirement Association, which is responsible for administering Kern County’s public retirement system.
He is a past member of the Board of Directors of Garces Memorial High School and currently serves as a board member for the Garces Memorial High School Foundation. Mr. King was named Garces High School’s Man of the Year in 2012.
Mr. King currently serves on the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Assistance League of Bakersfield. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Friends of Mercy Foundation, a foundation for Mercy Hospital/Dignity Health. Mr.King also serves as an independent member of the Board of Directors of a large century-old family owned farming and real estate company. He also sits on the two governing HOA Boards of Directors of a Hawaii resort property; he currently serves as the Treasurer for one of those Associations.
He has served with Cooks from the Valley, a volunteer group providing and performing steak barbeques for the armed services throughout the world. Mr. King has served U.S. Troops in the Arabian Peninsula, Europe, and domestically.
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