Jessica Simmons is a Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Technology & Life Sciences group. In this role, she assists SEC registrants and middle-market companies in various industries with financial reporting. Based out of the Firm’s Raleigh practice, Jessica assesses the effectiveness of a company’s internal control over financial reporting, SEC filings, regulatory filings, and complex accounting and auditing issues, such as business combinations, warrants and revenue recognition. Technology and industrial clients seek her assistance with reviews of quarterly and annual filings, public offerings and SOX 404 implementation, as well as various attestation services based on U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards.
Jessica has a BS in Finance and Accounting from Marshall University and a CPA License. Her professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA). In addition to serving on the Board of Directors at InStepp, Jessica volunteers with the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County and Innovate Raleigh.