National Managing Partner, Audit Services
Jeff Burgess is the national managing partner of Audit Services for Grant Thornton LLP. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Previously, he served as the national managing partner of Professional Standards and Partnership Board member. Burgess, who is a member of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team, has extensive experience in numerous financial consulting projects, including Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance, acquisition and disposition due diligence, and process mapping and improvement projects. He has participated in operational and productivity improvement projects; deduction and chargeback process improvement projects; preparation of financial forecasts and projections; and numerous regulatory filings, including debt offerings and initial public offerings.
A frequent lecturer on various emerging accounting and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting topics, Burgess is a board member of Junior Achievement of the Central Carolinas and the United Way of the Central Carolinas. He is a certified public accountant in North Carolina and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.
He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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