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Jason Plourde




Executive summary

Jason Plourde is a partner in the National Professional Standards Group, where he focuses on assisting audit teams with resolving complex accounting, auditing, financial reporting and independence matters that drive compliance with professional standards and audit quality. He works on audit engagements for publicly traded, pre-IPO and other private companies. Plourde has more than 22 years of auditing and accounting experience.


He spent two years as a Professional Accounting Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the SEC in Washington, D. C., where he was involved in the study and development of rule proposals under the federal securities laws, and consulted with SEC registrants on financial reporting matters. He rejoined Grant Thornton in June 2012. Prior to his time at the SEC, Plourde worked in the Accounting Principles practice of Grant Thornton, where he wrote and spoke about firm policies and positions on accounting topics, assisted audit teams with technical questions on revenue recognition, consolidations, share-based payments, and business combinations.




Professional qualification and Memberships

  • IL Society of CPAs



Community involvement

  • Treasurer, Great Schools Uganda




  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • BBA, Accounting, University of Notre Dame

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