John Burke

Principal, Finance Transformation

John is a Principal in SolomonEdwards’ Advisory Practice with a focus on Finance Transformation. He has over 20 years of global finance experience spanning consulting, industry and auditing. John is an expert in finance transformation, governance, project management and developing solutions that optimize his clients’ operating model to achieve increased operational efficiencies, effectiveness and controls through enabling technologies and improved service delivery models. Prior to his 15 years in finance transformation consulting, John was a controller for a software company after beginning his career in Big Four public accounting.



Areas of Expertise

  • Program Management and Delivery 
  • Process Improvement and Redesign 
  • Service Delivery Optimization 
  • Shared Service Center Design and Implementation 
  • Merger Integration 
  • Chart of Account Design 
  • ASC 842 Lease Accounting
  • Financial Planning & Analysis 
  • General Ledger Selection and Design

Previous Experience

  • Director, KPMG Advisory 
  • Associate Partner, IBM Global Business Services  
  • Controller, SoftBrands Hospitality (now Infor) 

Education & Certificates

  • MBA – University of Notre Dame
  • BS, Accounting – The Pennsylvania State University 
  • CPA, Pennsylvania and Georgia
  • AICPA, Member
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