Matt Phillips, CPA
Director, Management Consulting Services, brings a wealth of experience in providing fiscal services to school districts and county offices of education. Matt’s experience includes six years as an independent auditor, as well as experience as a key member of the Rocklin Unified School District team as Director of Fiscal Services and Purchasing.
He began his career as staff auditor responsible for reviewing internal controls and financial statements for school districts and county offices of education. He continued to grow in that capacity as he transitioned to a senior associate who was responsible preparing financial audit reports for school districts and county offices of education and assisted in the completion of GASB 34 conversion entries and implementation of GASB 45 and 54.
During his time working in the field, he was a key contributor on the district’s Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). Additionally, his daily responsibilities included overseeing all the financial transactions for the district, as well as ensuring state and federal reporting deadlines were met.
Matt graduated from California State University, Chico, with a degree in business administration with emphasis in accounting. Matt also completed the CASBO Chief Business Official Certification program.