• 20+ years of experience as a business executive specializing in accounting and finance
  • Former senior audit executive at a Big Four accounting firm
  • Held financial and management leadership positions for a NYSE registrant

Experience

John Parker has built a career through extensive experience as a senior audit executive at a Big Four accounting firm and in progressive financial and management leadership positions for a NYSE registrant. Throughout his career, he has developed a unique skill set combining strategic thinking with a track record of effective tactical execution in emerging, private-equity sponsored, and new public company environments.

As a business writer, John's principle focus is helping investors understand the financial fundamentals of companies, and to move beyond behavioral biases that prevent them from making data-driven investment decisions. John's articles on Investopedia have included topics such as Individual Retirement Accounts or IRAs, cash flow, and tax deductions for homebuyers.