Wray Rives

Accountant at Rives CPA PLLC | CPA Certified Public Accountant CGMA Chartered Global Management Accountant

  • Coppell, Texas 75019


Certified Public Accountant CPA
Chartered Global Management Accountant CGMA

Your CPA should do more than just fill out some forms for you, that's why at Rives CPA, we never charge clients to ask questions. You want to succeed and we want to help.

Wray has over 20 years experience in public accounting and industry working with market leading companies.

Wray is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Texas Society of CPA’s where he serves on the Professional Ethics Committee.

Wray is a regular columnist for the American Institute of CPA’s CPA Insider and Dallas Small Business Examiner. He is the author of The Pocket Guide to Sales Tax in the 50 US States and The Pocket Guide to Individual Income Tax in the 50 US States which are available on Amazon

Specialties: taxes,accounting,entrepreneurs,mergers and acquisitions, startups,Quickbooks, Freshbooks,IRS, CPA, fractional CFO, virtual CFO,certified public accountant,Chartered Global Management Accountant.


    • Rives CPA PLLC
      1993-01-01 - Present
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • Certified Public Accountant-CPA Chartered Global Management Accountant-CGMA Virtual Certified Public Accounting firm, we help people succeed in their startup and small businesses and individually. Our virtual CPA firm can service clients anywhere in the world.
    • NeedaCFO
      2009-01-01 - Present
    • Owner/Manager
    • Virtual, fractional and interim CFO/COO and high level accounting support. Virtual accounting department, bookkeeping and payroll. Interim CFO-healthcare industry Complex reporting for $1.8B private/government joint venture Interim CFO-worldwide chemical manufacturer.
    • ITW
      2005-10-01 - 2009-01-01
    • General Manager
    • Fortune 200-ITW/AWC is a manufacturer of professional automotive cleaning chemicals sold throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
    • Auto Wax Company
      2004-07-01 - 2005-10-01
    • COO-Chief Operating Officer
    • Chemical manufacturing with worldwide distribution and supply chain.
    • Auto Wax Company
      1997-08-01 - 2004-07-01
    • CFO-Chief Financial Officer
    • Automotive Chemical Manufacturer.
    • Uncle Julio's Corporation
      1993-08-01 - 1997-02-01
    • CFO-Chief Financial Officer
    • Uncle Julio’s owns and operates restaurants in Texas, Virginia, Maryland, and Illinois.
    • Pappas Restaurants, Inc.
      1985-03-01 - 1993-07-01
    • Controller
    • Pappas Companies is a diversified family owned business with real estate development, construction and restaurant operations.
    • Arthur Andersen
      1981-05-01 - 1985-02-01
    • CPA Sr. Auditor-Houston
    • Multi-national "Big-8" Public Accounting Firm.


    • 1976-01-01 - 1981-12-31
    • University of Mississippi BBA, Accountancy


Certified Public Accounting License

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Texas State Board of Public Accountancy


CPA Insider

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Publication.

Dallas Small Business Examiner

Regular column for Examiner.com focused on North Texas Small Business.

Pocket Guide to Sales Tax in the 50 US States

E-book on sales tax in each of the 50 US States.

Pocket Guide to Individual Income Tax in the 50 US States

E-book guide to individual income tax in each of the 50 US states.