James A. Smolinski

James Smolinski

Partner, CPA · +1 (608) 240 2491

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Jim Smolinski is a partner with Baker Tilly and leads the firm’s assurance professional practice group. Jim has been with Baker Tilly since 2004 and has been serving insurance companies, including property and casualty, life, accident and health entities, for more than 15 years. He leads Baker Tilly’s assurance operations group, which is charged with monitoring the firm’s quality control system, implementing professional standards, training and developing professional staff and overseeing the external monitoring process — including the firm’s peer review and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) inspections. Jim also participates in peer reviews provided to firms throughout the U.S. and is currently on the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Peer Review Committee.

  • Insurance company audit experience, including property and casualty, life, accident, and health entities
  • Employee benefit plan audit experience including defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, health and welfare plans and 11-Ks
  • Peer review engagements performed by Baker Tilly
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Baker Tilly North American Accounting & Auditing Committee
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Peer Review Committee

Location

Wisconsin

Education

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting