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Safire Solutions Launches Financial Advisory, Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance and IT Advisory Office in Houston

Dec 15, 2009

HOUSTON, TX (December 15, 2009) – Former KPMG Partner, Bill Carr announced today the launch of Safire Solutions LLC in Houston, Texas. Safire Solutions is an advisory group with expertise in financial reporting, internal audit, risk & compliance, and IT. “Safire is an objective third party—we do not sell or implement any product or accept any compensation from vendors or value added resellers for our recommendations. Our advice is based on extensive knowledge of what is available and what is typically required across a range of industries including energy, financial services, insurance, retail, professional services, real estate, public sector and not-for-profit organizations,” said Carr.

Carr was with KPMG for 28 years before leaving the firm earlier this year to launch Safire Solutions. The launch of business included a meeting with prospective clients and a website at   

Safire is a professional services firm founded and led by Bill Carr. Safire, specializing in financial reporting, risk management and information systems advisory services is a network of consulting professionals committed to providing sensible solutions at a realistic cost. “Our experts bring versatile knowledge, tactical skills and a pragmatic approach to improve the financial operations of our clients,” says Carr.

About Safire Solutions
Safire helps CFOs and financial executives with tailored solutions to strengthen their finance functions, management reporting and accounting operations. Safire has deep expertise in complex aspects of financial reporting for non routine situations including, mergers and acquisitions, IFRS conversions, financial restatements, acquisition due diligence and investment impairment.   

Safire assists CEOs, CFOs, CROs and boards in efficiently building and implementing risk management process, procedures and financial models and reports that help organizations monitor, measure and improve financial risk strategies and risk management capabilities. 

Safire professionals provide guidance in managing service delivery costs and developing the right innovations to improve client resources, so companies are able to fully appreciate the value of their technology investments.

About Bill Carr
Bill has over 30 years of business experience including leading both regional and national advisory practices as a partner at KPMG. Bill is a dynamic, results oriented senior executive with a rare combination of financial accounting, enterprise risk management and information systems experience. Bill is a strategic partner and trusted advisor to executive management teams. His diverse background directing global project teams, directing financial and IT audits and building and running successful consulting practices has given him an exceptional ability to create and execute successful business strategies while achieving client objectives. Bill has a recognized track record of developing new products and services and achieving business growth targets.

For further information, please contact:
Bill Carr, President
Work: (713) 973-1055
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