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Jessica Knott




Executive summary

Jessica Knott is an audit partner at Grant Thornton and has over 12 years of public accounting experience serving clients ranging in size from early-stage pre-revenue start-ups to global public and private companies. She manages a portfolio of clients and provides expert advice on accounting, financial reporting, and internal control related matters. Jessica’s clients have benefited from her assistance with complex accounting issues including revenue recognition for multiple-element arrangements, stock-based compensation, debt and equity transactions, acquisitions, and capital raising activities. Her experience also includes SEC filings, initial public offerings, and audits of internal control over financial reporting.
Throughout her career, Jessica has gained significant experience with software, SaaS, leasing, and manufacturing companies in the technology and consumer and industrial products industries.

In the California market territory, she leads the Technology Industry Practice Training Committee software subsector team and is part of the Revenue Recognition Implementation Group. At a national level, Jessica is a coach in the Center of Audit Excellence and is a key contributor to the firm’s annual audit practice review program.


Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA – California
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting, San Jose State University.


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