FloQast Names Stefan van Duyvendijk Accounting Operations Evangelist
van Duyvendijk and FloQast join forces in new role to champion accounting as the operational driver behind modern business
LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2022 (Newswire.com) - FloQast, a provider of accounting workflow automation software created by accountants for accountants, today named Stefan van Duyvendijk to the newly created role of Accounting Operations Evangelist. He will champion FloQast's vision for accounting operations across the industry while advancing the FloQast brand.
"Accounting and finance are undergoing major transformation," said Mike Whitmire, co-founder and CEO at FloQast, inactive CPA. "We believe accounting operations - the operational heartbeat of the modern enterprise - is uniquely positioned to drive improved business operations and performance. Accounting has the opportunity to fundamentally shape the future of industry and we are excited for Stefan to empower accountants and organizations everywhere with this evolutionary message."
Van Duyvendijk is a tenured controller who has consistently nurtured finance professionals and improved accounting processes throughout his career. Previously he was Corporate Controller for Kodiak Cakes where he led a 10-member finance team through a pre-IPO initiative. Before that, he was U.S. Controller for Skullcandy and senior associate at KPMG.
"Accounting has the unique opportunity to be a catalyst for operational change," van Duyvendijk said. "Teams that assume the roles of both trusted advisor and innovator have repeatedly demonstrated the transformational power of accounting within organizations. I've long sought to achieve this operational influence in all of my professional roles and I'm excited to join FloQast because our visions are strongly aligned."
Van Duyvendijk will join Whitmire to discuss FloQast's vision for the evolving role of accounting operations in an all-new episode of FloQast's "Blood, Sweat & Balance Sheets" podcast, going live on Monday, April 4. The podcast can be viewed and listened to on FloQast's YouTube page, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.
In 2021, FloQast announced a major hiring initiative on the heels of the company's Series D funding round and $1.2 billion valuation. FloQast has since been voted a 2022 Best Places to Work for the fourth consecutive year by Built In Los Angeles. Also in 2021, the company was honored as a Best Place to Work by Inc. Magazine and by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
FloQast delivers workflow automation software enabling organizations to operationalize accounting excellence. Trusted by more than 1,500 accounting teams - including Twilio, Coinbase, Los Angeles Lakers, Zoom, and Snowflake - FloQast was built by accountants, for accountants to enhance the way accounting teams work. FloQast enables customers to streamline processes such as automated reconciliations, documentation requests, and other workflows that impact the month-end close, financial reporting, and payroll, and is consistently rated #1 across all user review sites. Learn more at FloQast.com.
FloQast Director of Corporate Communications