Jean-Pierre has over 16 years of experience providing accounting and management advisory services to the media & entertainment and consumer business industries (with a focus on consumer products and retail and distribution). Prior to joining CFGI, Jean-Pierre spent 13 years with Deloitte. He started his career in South Africa and was transferred to New Zealand for a 3-year assignment prior to arriving in New York City. Jean-Pierre was a Senior Manager for six years in Deloitte’s Audit Practice in New York City serving large multi-national clients across media & entertainment and the consumer business industries.
Jean-Pierre advises clients and leads large engagement teams through a variety of complex accounting matters particularly related to IFRS, revenue recognition, lease accounting, share-based compensation, consolidation assessments, business combinations, and SEC reporting requirements. Leadership is an area of strength for Jean-Pierre, and he has worked in collaboration with client management throughout the financial reporting and close as well as the audit process and presented to client management on suggested improvements in the clients’ business and internal controls as well as accounting and audit topics.
Jean-Pierre is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York and is an active committee member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Financial Accounting Standards Committee and also the Chief Financial Officers Committee. Jean-Pierre is an honors graduate of the University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce Honors in Financial Accounting and Audit. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of South Africa.
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