Jim is an Audit Partner in KPMG’s Financial Services Practice based in the New York office and has extensive industry experience serving large diversified financial services organizations. Jim has over 21years experience serving the financial services industry, including commercial, international and investment banks, industrial conglomerates and securities dealers. He is currently the U.S. and Global Leader of KPMG’s Regulatory Change. Jim previously led KPMG’s Financial Services Regulatory Center of Excellence focusing on the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection and Welfare Reform Act including Conflict Minerals. Jim served a five year rotational assignment in KPMG’s US Accounting and Reporting Group based in the United Kingdom where he assisted on both US GAAP issues and IFRS conversion exercises. Jim also previously completed a two year rotational assignment to Zurich, Switzerland where he assisted on a US GAAP conversion project for a global financial institution. During his career, Jim has served in the practice advisory group in KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice (DPP) with responsibilities providing technical and accounting assistance to the Financial Services Industry.The Practice Advisory Group within DPP was charged with providing technical support to approximately 110 operating offices and their clients in addressing and resolving complex accounting and situations and SEC related issues.
Bachelor of Science in Management, concentration in Accounting - Tulane University
Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)