Prior to becoming CFO at AMS, Jay was an Engagement Manager who performed and provided oversight for interim and part-time CFO engagements across a range of business and industries. He has been the firm lead in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance managing projects for clients in varying industries ranging from several million dollars to over $1 billion in revenues. From a technical accounting perspective, Jay participated in and led revenue recognition projects across software and other technology industries.
Before joining AMS, he served as a financial consultant, engaging in Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, private equity accounting, financial analysis, and interim CFO services.
Prior to consulting Jay served in senior management capacities for businesses including COO/CFO of LFI Worldwide, an $8 million venture capital backed, multinational engaged in website development, software localization, and translation of printed materials. Prior to that he held positions as CFO of a $220 million mutual fund and bank services operating unit of First Data Corporation and VP, Controller of BFDS, a $150 million financial services subsidiary of State Street Bank. He began his career in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand.
Jay received his BA degree in English Literature from Brandeis University and an MBA in accounting and finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He has been a licensed CPA in Massachusetts.