Blaine Jasper

Blaine Jasper

Blaine is a director in our professional practices group with more than nine years of experience providing higher education institutions with financial consulting, audit and advisory services. As a member of the firm’s professional practice group, Blaine serves as a technical leader over the Federal and State compliance practice, a subject-matter specialist in Uniform Guidance (UG), single audit compliance and Yellow Book. In addition, Blaine develops and delivers training on topics including audit and accounting standards, internal controls, Yellow Book compliance and the UG to internal and external audiences and serves as a subject matter expert on various AICPA expert committees. Blaine has successfully led large and complex advisory projects with various entities in the public sector, higher education and health care industries.

  • Oversaw a project team that exceeded 450 individuals serving our client managing the compliance and administration of their Coronavirus Relief Funding. This included oversight of eight different work-streams and the successful deployment of over $715 million in Federal assistance in less than six months, maintaining full compliance with the Federal requirements.
  • Works with a variety of organizations to assess the design and effectiveness of processes and systems related to financial operations, including assessments of internal controls
  • Manages internal audit and advisory engagements including reviews over internal controls, compliance with laws and regulations and financial reporting
  • Manages financial statement and compliance audits of not-for-profit organizations, including higher education finance, foundations and colleges and universities
  • Experience with federal agency compliance-specific audits and examination engagements
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) advisory committees, focusing on issues affecting public sector entities, Yellow Book and Uniform Guidance.
  • Participates in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) enhanced oversight peer-review, performing an independent review of peer reviews
  • Performed on Yellow Book and Uniform Guidance engagements
  • Prepares and delivers training to internal and external constituents, focused in the areas of auditing and accounting, internal controls and the UG
  • Authors content and implementation guidance in the areas of operational controls and compliance with the UG

Location

Austin, TX

Education

Bachelor of Arts in accounting and business administration

Augustana University