Kristian Smith

  • BizOps Chief Financial Officer


Kris is a seasoned financial professional with over 25 years of experience. His areas of expertise include financial and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, cash flow analysis and management, system implementations, strategic planning, policies and procedures documentation, grant management, internal control reviews, board presentations, audit management, revenue recognition and monthly closing. During his time at CLA Kris has worked with over fifty clients mostly in Non-Profit sector providing services such as day-to-day accounting operations oversight, monthly Financial Statement reporting, BOD reporting, budget preparation and forecasting. Prior to joining CLA, Kris worked for a variety of companies in the for-profit and non-profit sector in the manufacturing, service, and the logistics industry.

Technical experience

  • Financial team management, including senior team member, staffing, process improvements and internal controls
  • Financial Reporting, budgeting, financial planning, annual audit management, governance and strategic growth
  • Grant Management and revenue recognition compliance
  • Management of operational areas such as accounting, information technology, payroll, human resources and facilities
  • Policies and Procedures, process improvements and internal controls
  • Software, hardware and system implementations
  • Nonprofit organizations in Human Services, Healthcare, Education and Housing
  • Industry experience in Life Sciences, Logistics, Warehousing and Manufacturing


  • Bachelor of Science in Management from North Adams State College
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing from North Adams State College