Christopher E. Jeffrey

Christopher E. Jeffrey

Partner, Risk Advisory · +1 (312) 729 8184

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Chris leads Baker Tilly’s central region risk advisory practice and has over 20 years of experience providing industry specialized services within several industries, including higher education and healthcare. Chris’ practice areas include SOX compliance, co-sourced and outsourced internal audit, risk assessment, financial and operational risk management, internal controls and organizational governance. He specializes in helping organizations implement and optimize internal audit by focusing on strategy and results. Chris specializes in large and complex organizations.

  • Assists organizations in assessing enterprise-wide risks
  • Assists organizations in assessing compliance risks 
  • Assists organizations with establishing internal audit functions
  • Designs and implements internal audit and internal control plans
  • Is the lead client service partner on multiple outsourced internal audit and internal controls engagements 
  • Is the lead client service partner on multiple SOX 404 compliance engagements, including control design, implementation and testing
  • Coordinates and performs international internal audit and compliance engagements
  • Has significant experience designing methodology surrounding compliance and internal audit
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Requested speaker on internal audit and internal controls

Location

Illinois

Education

University of Minnesota – Duluth
Bachelor of accounting