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Jonathan Zeigler

Partner, CPA
610 927 4933

Jonathan, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2005. He specializes in providing audit and accounting services to the insurance industry, with extensive experience in property and casualty, health and warranty carriers, managing general agents and underwriters, reinsurance companies and third-party administrators. Jonathan currently serves as the Philadelphia financial services team leader and was previously the insurance technical leader and professional practice liaison to Baker Tilly’s professional practice group.

Experience

  • Leads various insurance industry client relationships and delivers quality and timely audit and advisory services
  • Analyzes and assists insurance industry entities with the implementation of new accounting guidance, including accounting for revenue from contracts with customers, financial instruments, and disclosures about short-duration insurance contracts
  • Serves as the partner on the audits of certain multinational insurance and investment companies, including co-leading the coordination of international component auditors in the United Kingdom, China and Bermuda
  • Experienced in insurance company statutory accounting principles, U.S. GAAP, SEC reporting and filings under both the 1933 and 1934 Acts, communications with the SEC and initial public offerings
  • Assists companies with the implementation and improvement internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) processes
  • Develops and implements insurance thought leadership and provides client education sessions on topics such as new accounting standards, enterprise risk management (ERM), corporate governance and ICFR
  • Graduate of Baker Tilly’s internal leadership program and recipient of the Leadership Excellence Award

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Insurance Committee
  • PICPA Next Generation Leadership Program Graduate – 2015
  • Graduate of Leadership Berks – 2011
  • Greater Reading Young Professionals: board member, nominating committee chair and former treasurer and executive committee member
  • Reading Public Library, past board member
  • Reading Symphony Orchestra, past board member

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of the PICPA 2016 Young Leader’s Award
  • Recipient of the 2016 Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry Rising Star Award

Education

University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Science