Jared Benedict has 20 years of experience providing regulatory compliance, risk management, and financial reporting support. He serves within MorganFranklin’s accounting & transaction services group, where he assists clients with public company readiness, business combination, audit readiness, IPO/de-SPAC transactions, and on-demand technical accounting engagements. Jared is a trusted advisor, specializing in guiding his clients through the application of new and/or complex accounting guidance, challenging financial statement audits, SEC reporting matters, and private company financial reporting matters. Jared takes pride in his willingness to “roll up his sleeves” to ensure that his clients’ needs are met.
Prior to MorganFranklin, Jared established a technical accounting practice in San Antonio with Aventine Hill Partners, which was subsequently acquired by Vaco. He also served as an audit manager at EY, where he worked extensively with the national office to document the firm’s position on the application of accounting principles for complex business transactions. He also worked as a manager of transaction services at KPMG where he focused primarily on the quality of earnings and the proper application of accounting principles by the companies being targeted for acquisition.
Jared holds a B.S. in accounting from Brigham Young University and is a certified public accountant.