Jesse Spence

Jesse Spence, CPA

Jesse Spence, CPA

Senior Manager

Jesse Spence, CPA (North Carolina License #37126), is a senior manager with over
12 years of public accounting experience. His expertise includes energy trading, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and employee benefit plans. Jesse’s public accounting journey began with performing audits across multiple industries and employee benefit plans, providing him with a wide breadth of experience and a deep understanding of the field.

Professional Background

Jesse began his career in public accounting by performing audits in various industries and employee benefit plans. As a corporate controller, he enriched his skillset with first-hand industry experience. During this time, Jesse also performed financial due diligence engagements, further enhancing his ability to provide comprehensive audit services.

Before his career in accounting, Jesse served in the US Army as an all-source intelligence analyst and worked as a contractor with US Army Europe in Kosovo, acting as the senior human intelligence analyst at Camp Bondsteel. His broad range of experience gives him a unique insight into how the larger operating environment can impact a business and its accounting processes, making him a valuable asset in any audit process.

Education and Associations

Jesse graduated Magna Cum Laude from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Managerial Finance. He then furthered his education by completing his Master of Science in Accounting from East Carolina University. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Personal Interests

Beyond his professional commitments, Jesse is a self-styled grill master, constantly seeking to perfect his barbecue skills. However, his culinary interests extend beyond the grill, as he can often take traditional cooking classes to broaden his repertoire of appetizers, side dishes, and desserts. His pursuit of culinary excellence mirrors his professional dedication and his commitment to constant learning and self-improvement.