Phil Bach is a Director in the Chicago office of McGladrey and works in their Financial Advisory Services practice. He joined the practice in 2013 after eight years at a Big Four forensic practice. Since 1999, Phil has been conducting forensic accounting engagements involving government entities and companies in a variety of industries and works with clients to design, implement, and evaluate anti-fraud controls. Phil performs accounting investigations and has experience investigating financial statement fraud, employee misconduct issues, embezzlements and other white collar frauds. He works with attorneys and companies providing consultation for litigation and expert testimony and has been engaged as a neutral arbitrator.
Prior to joining a Big Four firm, Phil spent more than six years at a regional accounting firm in Chicago. During those years, Phil split his time between leading audits in several industries and conducting forensic investigation and litigation support services. Prior to his work at the regional firm, Phil spent seven years at smaller CPA firms performing financial statement audits, reviews, compilations and preparing tax returns for corporations, partnerships and individuals.