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Francisco J. Colon, CPA

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Francisco J. Colon, Del Mar California CPA and Accountant

Francisco has a passion for delivering services and resources that provide financial security and clarity to business owners. Through straight talk and contagious energy, Francisco’s primary goal is to provide audit, tax and consulting solutions to positively impact organizations. Francisco has the privilege and commitment to serve organizations in the technology, hospitality, government contracting, distribution, manufacturing, and private equity sectors.

Francisco has extensive experience in external audit, operational and internal controls reviews including SOX 404 nationally and international. Having clients in audit and related consulting services for over 14 years, he has used his accounting knowledge to assist organizations in evaluating and updating their internal controls, specifically focusing on accounting operations.  He has assisted in the design and documentation of policies and procedures over financial reporting and efficient reconciliation processes for clients throughout the country and overseas.

Francisco has long believed that education and sports are the key to better our communities. Besides being a featured industry speaker in the subjects including Organizational Risk Assessments and Fraud Prevention & Detection, Francisco’s commitment led him to be a volunteer reader at Solana Ranch Elementary School, and coaching basketball, tennis and soccer teams.  

Professional Associations and Leadership.
  • Certified Public Accountant, California
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Global Management Accountant
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Education.
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a Concentration in Accounting, California State University San Marcos.
  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Industry, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.
Q&A

Why are you passionate about public accounting?
I am blessed to have the opportunity to support very passionate people doing business in a dynamic global competitive environment. It is fun to collaborate with clients to find accounting solutions that positively impact their organizations.

Why do you like working at MGO?
I love the entrepreneurial spirit of firm and the strong values of our people always committed to go the extra mile for our clients while having fun.

What qualities do you look for in job applicants?
I look for passionate individuals that are looking for a career and not just a job.

Who are you outside the office?
I love spending time with my family, from going on dates with my wife to watching my three children play sports. Growing up near the ocean in Puerto Rico developed the curiosity of discovery and, as a result, we enjoy traveling and learning about people, places, and foods from around the world.