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Cherry Bekaert Welcomes John T. Jobe V as Assurance Partner

calendar iconJanuary 27, 2015

Adding to the expertise and services offered by its Assurance group, nationally recognized accounting firm Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is delighted to announce the addition of John T. Jobe V as a Partner.

Previously an audit senior manager at a Big Four firm, Jobe’s new role will be based in Cherry Bekaert’s headquarters in Richmond, Virginia. As a Partner, he will advise clients on auditing and accounting services compliant with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) requirements; generally accepted auditing standards (U.S. GAAS); generally accepted accounting principles (“U.S. GAAP”); International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”); and statutory accounting principles. Additionally, he will provide guidance with SEC filings, accounting for investments and derivatives, revenue recognition, debt/equity classification, discontinued operations, impairment of long-lived assets, exit and disposal activities, and foreign currency.

“We expect John to be a valuable resource clients can utilize for their national and international growth aspirations,” remarked Robert “Rob” E. Martin III, Managing Partner of Cherry Bekaert’s Richmond, Virginia, practice. “Specifically, John’s experience with large, international companies and his extensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC rules and regulations will complement the existing talent of our Firm’s Assurance group.”

With over 12 years of experience, Jobe has handled integrated and financial statement audit issues on both a domestic and global scale. Recently, he spent two years in London as a technical resource on PCAOB, SEC, U.S. GAAP and IFRS matters from clients and engagement teams in Europe and beyond. He has also managed complex audits for clients in the financial services, retail, real estate, construction and hospitality industries.

A graduate of James Madison University, Jobe received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Master of Science in Accounting degree. Also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Virginia, he is a member of the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA).