Phil Coomes

Accounting Manager

Prior to joining BE, Phil was the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting at PayScale, a technology firm in Seattle, WA whose mission is to help its customers understand fair compensation for every position, delivering insights powered by algorithms that sources real-time, market data. Phil’s responsibilities ranged from all matters of tax, audit, financial reporting, and complex accounting projects – through day-to-day financial and accounting operations.

Other past roles Phil has held include a position as Internal Auditor for Expeditors International where he managed a portfolio of financial audits for subsidiaries across several geographies, and as a Financial Analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense, supporting NATO Supreme Headquarters' financial operations while living in Mons, Belgium.

Phil holds an MBA in Finance from the Foster School of Business, University of Washington, and a BA in Economics from Western Washington University. He is a decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served in the highly selective Embassy Security program under the U.S. Department of State – and completed his active duty as a Sergeant with four years of overseas service. Outside of the office you will find Phil rowing & sailing Seattle’s inland waterways and cycling & hiking Washington’s many trails with his wife.