Nick Katko is one of the early pioneers of Lean Accounting. As a CFO in the 1990’s Nick implemented a complete Lean Accounting System in conjunction with his company’s lean transformation.
Nick has leveraged this experience along with his strong accounting background to assist companies resolve the real-world issues they face when implementing lean accounting. He facilitated Lean Accounting implementations with a wide range of companies, from multi-national companies such as Boeing, Parker-Hannifin, Novartis and Nestle to privately held family businesses. Nick’s industry experience includes applying lean accounting in manufacturing, engineering, food processing, process manufacturing, publishing, education and health care.
Nick is co-author of The Lean Business Management System; Lean Accounting Principles & Practices Toolkit (2007). Nick’s latest book, The Lean CFO: Architect of the Lean Management System was published in September 2013.
Nick is a Certified Public Accountant and a member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a BS in Accounting and an MBA in Finance, both from the University of Kentucky.