Galgas Russell serves a diverse client base of privately held businesses, high-net worth individuals, professional service firms, real estate entities, trusts and estates from the United States and abroad.
We optimize financial opportunities to be found in current and recently altered tax laws. Our thorough research will find all the deductions you are entitled to, and our up to date technology ensures that your paperwork is filled out accurately and arrives on time.
Our proactive approach in understanding each client’s business and our 28 years of assurance services expertise allows us to deliver reliable and useful information that lenders and investors can trust. We provide unbiased financial observations and recommendations that allow our clients to make effective business decisions.
With experience and specialized skill sets, our advisors are able to take on atypical projects and deliver sound results. GR has a credentialed ABV, a CMA, and other licensed professionals with experience in a wide range of consulting matters.
As consultants, we work with your personnel to evaluate current system competencies and identify potential areas for upgrades and automation. We take an individualized approach to designing and implementing end-to-end solutions will improve business processes and eliminate internal and external vulnerabilities. Our full service technology department will boost productivity and reduce operating costs of your business.
We specialize in tax issues associated with aircraft ownership, from small in-house flight departments to high-end aircrafts managed and operated under Part 91 and 135. Our many years of experience in the aviation industry includes negotiating service contracts and auditing management companies to ensure that operations are in the best interest of the aircraft owners. We also help companies improve their cash positions by implementing strategies in budgeting, reducing costs and internal control processes.
Forensic accounting is an area of accounting that encompasses a broad range of skill sets. Our firm’s wide array of professionals includes CPAs, CFFs, a CFE, and other forensic practitioners that work together to handle the various areas of expertise necessary for the unique character of forensic cases. Our forensic services include quantifying economic damages, analyzing accounting records, aiding in loss investigations, and performing fraud examinations. All of our procedures are performed at the highest standard with consideration to security and suitability for the court systems.
Our outsourcing services include cash management solutions, strategic financial direction, administration of health insurance and retirement plans, and government compliance with employment laws. We have a talented team of professionals in place to assist clients with any issues associated with outsourced operations.
Located in the San Fernando Valley, Galgas Russell LLP is a full service accounting firm that provides quality accounting, auditing, tax consulting and technology services to a large variety of industries. GR serves a diverse client base of privately held businesses, high net-worth individuals, professional service firms, real estate entities, trusts and estates from the United States and abroad. We tailor our services to meet the individualized needs of our clients, from the entertainment industry to the manufacturing industry. Our firm is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and received a clean opinion for quality and compliance on our current review assessment.
Our mission at Galgas Russell LLP is to consistently exceed our clients' expectations with exceptional, personalized and trusted business advice and service.
Our partners abide by this philosophy, which has always been and continues to be the heart of our practice.
Randy Galgas joined the firm Perry Hay & Chu LLP, in 1985 as a staff accountant. At the time, he was a recent college graduate with two years of accounting experience in the construction industry. Randy was named partner in 1995 after creating and developing the firm’s technology services department, which he continues to grow to this day.
Ray Russell joined the firm as a partner in 2004. He brought 16 years of accounting and auditing expertise with him, including his experience as an accountant for Deloitte & Touche LLP, and as a partner in another Los Angeles based accounting firm.
The firm has continued to expand with the addition of new talent, bringing innovative ideas and advancements that have complimented the partners’ decades of professional experience and expertise. This expansion and modernization led to the evolution of a new era culminating in June 2013 with Galgas Russell LLP, a client service focused firm.
With the firm for over 28 years, Randy is in charge of Information and Technology and the head of our Aviation services. He created and currently directs the consulting department, providing technology assessments, accounting system integration and system security consulting. Randy is also the trusted accountant and business tax advisor for many closely held businesses, successfully helping several grow from start up companies to domestic and multinational industry leaders.
Ray is responsible for accounting and auditing, management advisory services, and income tax planning and compliance. With nearly 28 years of experience in public accounting, Ray consults clients regularly in starting businesses, growing already successful businesses, and buying or selling businesses in a wide range of industries. He is also licensed to practice public accounting in several states outside of California.
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3435 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd #4107
Thousand Oaks, California 91359-1107
(818) 444 6700 / (818) 444 6799