Jon Tabacjar, Associate Director
Jon brings over ten years of experience in providing finance and accounting services to clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, digital media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, construction, telecommunications, energy and natural gas production, aerospace and defense, software development, retail, government and non-profit, and higher education.
Jon’s consulting roles have been at client of all sizes, anywhere between pre-revenue start-ups to multi-billion dollar conglomerates; and in a variety of roles, including Controller, Finance Director, and Corporate Audit Manager. He has managed financial accounting and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, treasury management functions as well as overseeing most day-to-day operations of finance departments. In addition, Jon has overhauled clients’ financial and accounting infrastructures, which has included developing policies and procedures, implementation of the month-end closing process, and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. He has supported clients’ internal audit functions through the documentation and testing of internal controls over financial reporting and key business processes, development of remediation procedures, and drafting of audit reports that communicated the results and findings of testing. Jon has also been responsible for engagements involving securities and back options dating litigation support, researching various technical accounting guidance and determining its application in clients’ business operations and financial reporting, the development of cash flow and operational analysis surrounding alleged fraudulent business activities, and the determination of lost profits stemming from breaches of contract.
Prior to becoming a finance consultant, Jon spent 8 years in public accounting at firms such as Deloitte, KPMG, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He has had extensive experience in leading audit teams on publicly traded companies required to adhere to standards mandated by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the related filings of Forms 10K, 10Q, and 8K. Additionally, he has substantial experience in the preparation and review of financial statements, income tax returns, and other deliverables for privately held companies across a variety of business structures including C-corporations, S-corporations, and real estate partnerships. Jon has also worked with clients to implement best-practices and identify process improvement solutions, cost efficiencies, and profit improvement opportunities based on findings identified during risk assessments and process, internal transaction, and contract reviews. Jon also participated in strategic “buy side” due diligence assignments involving acquisitions by various holding companies.
Jon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Washington & Jefferson College. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California and Pennsylvania. He is a also member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.