Ben Pascual specializes in accounting and attestation services (compilations, reviews and audits) , business risk management, and internal controls evaluations. Prior to joining TYWL, he was Director of International Accounting at Viking Cruises where he was responsible for overseeing technical accounting issues and the monthly accounting close process. Prior to Viking Cruises, Ben was a Los Angeles-based Manager in the Assurance practice of Ernst & Young LLP.
Industry exposure includes but is not limited to various types of insurance (health care, property and casualty, captives), retail and consumer products, and manufacturing companies.
Ben has over a decade of professional accounting and auditing experience, including extensive experience in coordinating and executing all audit procedures for a variety of audit engagements, as well as experience in GAAP, statutory, and SEC reporting of small market, mid-sized, and large private and public companies and agencies. Ben has extensive experience in researching technical accounting matters including but not limited to areas of estimation, risk transfer of insurance contracts, investment evaluation, goodwill and evaluation of a company’s internal control environment in regard to compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Ben received his B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Business Administration degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. Ben is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Ben is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner. Ben is currently Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Asian Business Association of Los Angeles.