John Barkmeyer - BDO Orange County

John Barkmeyer

Assurance Partner


BDO Orange County Office



Executive Summary

John Barkmeyer has approximately 21 years of experience in public accounting. Prior to entering public accounting, he spent five years with a savings and loan firm. His clients include public, privately held, and private-equity owned companies in various industries, including healthcare, financial services, higher education, manufacturing and distribution, and high technology. The range in size from small family-owned businesses to multinational corporations.
John’s experience includes audits and reviews of financial statements, as well as audits of internal control over financial reporting in accordance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. John has extensive experience with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting requirements, including periodic filings, registration statements, and public offerings. He routinely performs research on complex accounting issues to assist clients in determining appropriate accounting treatment. Issues he is familiar with include business combinations, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, derivatives, securitizations, unique debt and equity structures, and lease and real estate matters.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book)
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)


B.S., Accounting, California State University, Long Beach

Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of Orange County (JAOC), Board Member