Vincent J. Mockensturm CPA, CGMA

Vista Advisory Services

Casper, Wyoming



Entrepreneurs and small business owners want to focus on leadership and the core competencies that are vital to the business.

Finance and management accounting are essential; however, most entrepreneurs would prefer to see factual internally generated summaries on a regular basis and in preparation of audits, board meetings or whenever there is a need to have decision making analysis.

Vista Advisory will provide value added services by bridging a gap between accounting firms and business owners. The value proposition is to provide personalized financial advice that is developed from detailed revenue, cost and cash flow analysis.

Vista will provide economic evaluations to determine the net worth of single projects or to rank value of multiple projects.

Many CPA firms do not provide these services. Vista offers these services on an as needed basis and as an alternative to a full-time controller.

Vista Advisory will provide the following non-attest services.

  • Budgeting/forecasting
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Cost analysis and cost management
  • Economic analysis for project decision making
  • Accounting and finance projects, deep dive analysis
  • Business improvement projects
  • Supply chain logistics
  • Audit preparation
  • Organizing work papers for tax accountants
  • Business and accounting system training (Excel, Word, Basic QuickBooks)
  • Bookkeeping or basic accounting training to employees
  • Excise tax, severance tax and royalty reviews


I am a CPA with thirty one years of experience. My career has been in leadership roles with large energy companies in North America. Most recently as senior controller, I have developed a highly effective accounting team for a premier Oil & Gas service company.

Exceptional technical skills. Disciplined approach to analyzing complex issues that require research and planning. Ability to analyze situations, identify options and make logical decisions

Demonstrated success in corporate accounting, financial analysis, systems implementation, materials logistics and business process improvement

Hunting Energy Services

Senior Controller

April 2015 - October 2019 (4 years 7 months)
Casper, Wyoming Area

Vista Advisory Services

Independent Business Owner

May 2013 - June 2016 (3 years 2 months)
Sheridan, Wyoming
Project Management
Business Improvement
Economic Analysis
Production Tax and Royalty Excise Tax

Cloud Peak Energy (Rio Tinto)


2009 - 2013 (4 years)
Spring Creek Mine

Rio Tinto

Accounting and Finance Manager

1990 - 2009 (19 years)
Wyoming and Montana


University of Wyoming

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Accounting ยท (1984 - 1988)