Philip Tejeda is an Associate Director at FRA in the Forensic Accounting team with over 10 years of auditing and accounting experience. Phil has worked on global matters involving bribery and corruption, fraud and misconduct, due diligence and risk management.
Phil was part of the FRA team supporting Airbus in a multi-year forensic accounting and eDiscovery review within the context of the company’s multinational investigation, reporting to four investigative authorities: UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Department of State (DOS) and French Parquet National Financier (PNF). His team focused on the analysis of large volumes of financial data to satisfy the demands from a multitude of lawyers and reporting to authorities.
Phil is currently supporting a Global 500 manufacturing company and their external counsel with a post-acquisition due diligence review of operations around the globe. Other significant engagements he has supported include compliance monitorships, internal investigations, and arbitration reviews.
Prior to joining FRA, Phil worked for a US national accounting firm as a financial and compliance auditor. During his time at the firm, he served a broad range of clients in the non-profit and higher education industries, including organizations serving public needs, community development financial institutions, professional organizations, social service agencies, religious organizations, educational institutions and private foundations.
Now based in FRA’s Washington, DC office, Phil started in FRA’s New York office and spent three years on secondment to FRA’s Paris office. Phil holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Ithaca College. He is a New York State Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.
Phil is also part of FRA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. Deeply involved in FRA’s Community Engagement initiatives, Phil leads the Internship and Externship Programs, which aim to provide opportunities to underrepresented members of communities where we work. As a lifetime Eagle Scout, Phil has volunteered with various non-profit organizations. His latest work involved the formation of a Junior Board for a New York City based social service organization to raise funds to support children with severe medical and developmental disabilities in foster care.