Scott serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the Audit and Assurance Services Leader for Daszkal Bolton. He provides expert guidance on matters related to generally accepted accounting principles and SEC rules and regulations. With a particular focus on the interpretation and practical application of new accounting pronouncements, implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and SEC reporting requirements, Scott guides public companies to ensure a comprehensive understanding of corporate governance policies and the need for transparent financial reporting. He provides oversight and coordination of attestation services, and leads the department’s international audit engagements.
Scott has specialized in U.S. GAAP compliance and SEC rules and regulations since 1990 when he worked with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. He provides technical consultations on the application of generally accepted accounting principles for complex and/or structured transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. Scott’s concentration has been on serving the investment banking, corporate, capital market, and real estate industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Scott was the director of the US GAAP and SEC Reporting department of Deutsche Telekom, AG in Bonn, Germany, where he was responsible for the interpretation and application of accounting and SEC rules and regulations, coordination and oversight of all SEC filings. Prior to that, Scott was a partner at KPMG in the US GAAP/Capital Markets group in Frankfurt, Germany in addition to his work with Arthur Andersen in the Transaction Advisory (“On Call”) group in New York City.
Scott earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami and his Bachelor of Science from New York University. He is a member of the American and Florida Institutes of Certified Public Accounting, as well as the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Scott is a licensed CPA through the state of Florida and is conversationally fluent in Spanish.