John MertzManaging Partner
areas of expertise
- Tax Consulting
- Income Tax
- M&A Tax Advisory
- Tax Outsourcing
- ASC 740 & IAS 12
- MBA, Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph’s University
John is a tax partner at Genova Group where he is responsible for leading the Company’s tax consulting practice and overall tax efforts, particularly in the areas of accounting for income taxes and M&A tax advisory services. His extensive experience with the preparation and review of income tax provisions, both ASC 740 and IAS 12, have allowed for value-creation across the clients he serves. John specializes in tax outsourcing engagements and tax provision projects for Fortune 500, private equity owned, private and public corporations.
Genova Group provides high quality services that have immediate results . That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.
Immediately prior to co-founding Genova Group, John led and built the tax consulting practice at a growth oriented consulting firm. While there John served as quality control across nearly seventy-five (75) tax consulting clients, spearheading all efforts around IPO readiness, acquisition accounting, tax provisions, and high-yield debt financed transactions. John’s professional career included years with leading global public accounting firms, such as KPMG and Grant Thornton. While there, he regularly represented his clients’ tax interests in numerous transactions and advised on complex tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions. John is known for successfully applying overall tax minimization strategies, and implementing ONESOURCE Tax Provision software in connection with the overall tax provision process. John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Saint Joseph’s University.
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