Sylvia Kabaya


Prior to joining Vistria, Sylvia was a Vice President on the Operational & Technical Accounting team at Accordion, a private equity-focused financial and technology consulting firm working within the office of the CFO. While there Sylvia worked mainly with mid-market PE firm CFO’s advising on GP transactions, controllership, finance process automations and optimizations, audit readiness and financial statement preparation.

Before joining Accordion, Sylvia was on a National Office rotation in Deloitte’s Accounting and Reporting Services group. She consulted with audit engagement teams nationally and clients on complex accounting topics including financial instruments, stock-based compensation, and consolidations. In addition, she was involved in the review of financial statements and related footnotes for filing with the SEC to ensure conformity with US GAAP, SEC rules and regulations. Prior to that, she was the lead audit engagement manager on a Fortune 500 global investment firm where she oversaw the annual PCAOB audit, including auditing new system implementations and complex transactions and led the IPO of their first REIT.

Sylvia graduated with honors from the University of Nairobi, Kenya with a Bachelor of Commerce – Finance, and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). She is also a Certified Public Accountant (US).

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