Jason Flemmons is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura in the Washington, DC office. Jason has over 25 years of experience in forensic accounting, corporate investigations, and technical accounting and auditing matters. He provides a broad range of expert and consulting services involving accounting advisory, auditor liability, fraud examination, dispute resolution, and other services.
Prior to joining Ankura in 2016, Jason was a Senior Managing Director in the Forensic Accounting and Advisory Services practice at FTI Consulting.
Jason is the former Deputy Chief Accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement, where he supervised and performed numerous financial and accounting fraud investigations involving SEC registrants and other parties. During his 12 years of service in the Division of Enforcement, Jason advised on a wide variety of technical accounting, auditing, disclosure, and internal control matters. He also performed and managed cash-tracing investigations resulting from violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, asset misappropriations and Ponzi schemes. Jason co-chaired the Division of Enforcement’s Cross-Border Working Group, which oversaw and coordinated numerous investigations involving issuers and auditors located in foreign jurisdictions. Jason worked closely with both SEC trial counsel and criminal prosecutors during the litigation of high-profile matters.
Before joining the SEC, Jason was a manager in the Financial Advisory Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he supervised a variety of forensic accounting investigations. He also performed financial statement audits of both publicly traded and privately held companies in a variety of industries located in the US and overseas in PwC’s Audit and Business Advisory Services practice.
From 2015 to 2019, Jason served on the Executive Committee of the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services section. The committee provides guidance and establishes standards for practitioners in the forensic accounting and valuation services industry, including Statement on Standards for Forensic Services No. 1, of which Jason was a principal author. Jason also served on the AICPA’s Forensic and Litigation Services Fraud Task Force from 2012 to 2017. Jason is a frequent speaker at SEC enforcement, accounting and forensic accounting conferences nationally and internationally.