Simon Keemer, CPA, CGMA, ACA

Director of Assurance Services
Director of Assurance Services

Resumé

Simon has worked for international, national, and regional CPA firms in the United Kingdom and U.S. since 1994, and he currently leads the Dean Dorton construction industry team. Simon is a member of the firm’s assurance group executive committee, and leads the assurance group technical subcommittee. He has extensive experience providing audit, accounting, and management advisory and consulting services to closely held and international businesses, construction contractors and subcontractors, nonprofit organizations, manufacturers, governmental agencies, and colleges and universities.

Simon is also a member of the firm’s internal audit practice and has performed numerous engagements providing internal audit and accounting assistance to a range of commercial, nonprofit and governmental entities. His experience includes performing internal inspections of compliance with the entities’ policies and procedures, development of policies and procedures manuals, cost audits, expert witness testimony, and assistance with the preparation of financial information.

Speaking Engagements

Simon is a frequent public speaker and article writer on topics such as construction contractors’ financial reporting and risks, percentage of completion accounting, understanding and interpreting financial statements, various nonprofit organizational and accounting matters, effective internal controls, GAAP and GAAS updates, the risk assessment auditing standards, and International Financial Reporting Standards.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Emerging Standards Committee
• Government Accounting Committee
• International Business Task Force
• Leadership Council, Former Member
CPE Committee, Former Chairman
California Society of Public Accountants
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States
Leadership Louisville, Class of 2011; Focus Louisville, 2006
Construction Financial Management Association
Associated General Contractors of America
Kentucky Surety Association

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville, Finance Committee Member
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, Board Member and Finance Committee Member
Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree, 1994, University of Birmingham, England