Jay Spencer is a Partner in CrossCountry’s Boston office. Utilizing his deep industry knowledge and experience across a variety of complex accounting, transaction, internal control, and risk areas, Jay will be responsible for client delivery, strategy, and practice and business development.
Jay has over 25 years of experience supporting public and private startups to Fortune 100 companies, across all commercial industries. His extensive involvement with SEC reporting requirements, internal control reporting, and mergers and acquisitions will provide greater support to CFOs, controllers, and their organizations by helping to anticipate and respond to accounting and transaction-related demands. Given current market conditions, his focus on technical accounting, engagement quality, and responsive execution will be invaluable to the Office of the CFO as client needs continue to grow and expand.
Most recently, Jay served as a Partner at Ernst & Young leading high-performing teams in the execution of financial statement audits and audits of internal controls over financial reporting. He also served as a member of Ernst & Young’s national professional practice group, which included coordinating and supporting teams through internal and external inspections. Jay also previously served as Controller at E Ink Corporation, a technology start-up, where he built the initial accounting team, implemented their first enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and led drafting of financial aspects of an S-1.
A certified CPA in Massachusetts, Jay has a BS in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Boston College. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Museum of Science.