Jim Burton is Grant Thornton’s partner-in-charge of Audit Methodology and Standards. He has held a variety of roles, including Denver office managing partner; Internal Control over Financial Reporting Resource Center national leader; Professional Excellence Committee member; International Business Center director (U.S. Central Region); Professional Standards partner (Dallas); Audit practice leader (Greater Bay Area); Audit Improvement Task Force chairman; and European liaison manager (London).
- Food and beverage
- Public sector
- Hospitality and restaurants
- Life sciences
- Not-for-profit organizations
- International audit
Professional qualifications and memberships
CPA — California, Colorado, Minnesota
Colorado Society of CPAs
Presentations and publications
Co-author, Guidance on Monitoring Internal Control Systems, The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, January 2009.
Executive Committee, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
Advisory Board, Denver Sports
Leadership Denver Class of 2010
St. Mary’s Academy, Board of Trustees and Capital Campaign Chair
Colorado Succeeds, Board of Trustees
University of Denver, Daniels College of Business, School of Accountancy, Advisory Board
MBA, Taxation, San Jose State University
BA, Business Administration and Accounting, San Jose State University
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