GVP & Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Mbugua leads the accounting department for Rimini Street. He drives the development of company-wide accounting policies, practices and procedures, as well as shaping the organization's financial relationship with corporate leadership to help ensure that financial and strategic goals can be attained with the assistance of actionable financial data.
His responsibilities also include overseeing all core financial and accounting functions, including establishing corporate accounting policies and procedures for conformance with GAAP, IFRS SEC reporting, revenue recognition, U.S. and foreign taxation, compliance with SOX requirements, external audit relationships and international statutory reporting requirements.
Mr. Mbugua has more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience, most of it with public and private technology companies as well as public accounting firms. Prior to Rimini Street, he led a large global team as the corporate controller of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation and Silicon Image where he was responsible for corporate accounting, worldwide statutory compliance, SEC reporting and compliance, revenue recognition, cost and technical accounting as well as core accounting practices. Prior to Lattice Semiconductor Corporation and Silicon Image, Mr. Mbugua managed revenue and technical accounting-related matters for deCarta Inc., a SaaS-based navigation company that was acquired by Uber.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Mbugua spent more than 12 years with PwC and BDO, on audit and consulting engagements both in the U.S. and overseas.
Mr. Mbugua is an active Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of Nairobi.High Res Photo PDF Bio LinkedIn