Thomas Reed

Vice President, Client Accounting

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Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Tom Reed was the associate director and global process owner for a $4.2 billion consumer products company within Global Financial Shared Services. His role was responsible for general accounting areas including all aspects of the ME Close cycle, associated SOX Controls, and general accounting functions including Capital, Treasury, Master Data, Intercompany and Sales/Use Tax/Property Tax. Additionally, this role coordinated process improvements, metrics and SAP ERP enhancements across 53 global markets and 350 finance professionals, with ownership of a team of 35 outsourced off-shore accounting team members. 

In addition to responsibility areas above, while working for a major retailer, Reed also led accounts payable functions for $10 billion in annual volume for 1100-units and 4,000 vendors. The scope of Reed’s responsibilities also included real estate and supply chain accounting teams. This role participated in transitioning the function to a Shared Services Center through development of Service Level Agreements and budgeting.

Reed began his career within Internal Audit, progressing to the role of audit manager, before transitioning to the Shared Services environment.

Reed is a certified public accountant and certified internal auditor.