Email

jharper@blumshapiro.com

Phone

Direct Dial: (860) 570-6467
Fax: (860) 726-7667

Areas of Expertise

Software Services, Consulting, IT Controls & Risk Assessment, Technology Consulting

About

General Experience Highlights

As a partner in BlumShapiro’s software and business process outsourcing (BPO) consulting group, Jim specializes in middle-market/large client offerings including CFO solutions, shared services, process reengineering and business process outsourcing (including control and internal audit) for the firm’s consulting practice.  He has diverse experience in finance, finance transformation, accounting, reporting, controls and operational management.

Jim previously worked as the North American Controller with Stanley Black and Decker.  He was responsible for the financial close for corporate and the company’s centralized North American businesses.  While in this role, he transformed the accounting close, led BPO efforts and acquisition integration of accounting processes, including Stanley’s integration with Black & Decker.

Prior to that, he worked at URS/Washington Group International as Assistant Controller where he oversaw SEC reporting.  In addition, Jim was a Senior Manager at KPMG in its Audit and Advisory Services Practice and a Senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP before joining BlumShapiro in 2012. Jim was elected partner in 2016.

Professional Education

  • Boise State University — Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Professional Organizations and Activities

Litigation Support Services

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