RALEIGH, NC, October 19, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. (CB&H) (http://www.cbh.com), one of the largest national public accounting and consulting firms headquartered in the Southeast, has announced that Scott McKay has joined the firm as partner and has been named practice leader for the firm's risk advisory services group. In his new role, McKay will work with other specialists across the firm to provide risk advisory services in enterprise risk management (ERM), internal audit outsourcing, Sarbanes-Oxley preparation, internal control design and implementation, IT audit and assurance services, as well as certain corporate forensic and anti-fraud control services.
A Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Internal Auditor, McKay served for seven years in financial leadership roles as corporate controller and as director of corporate audit for a large public, multinational semiconductor company before joining CB&H. Prior to that, he was a manager with a national accounting firm, where he performed audit, assurance and risk advisory services for both public and private companies in a variety of industries.
McKay received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of La Verne in Los Angeles and his Master of Accountancy from San Diego State University. He is a valued instructor and speaker for variety of risk management, internal audit, fraud, and forensic accounting topics and speaks at the national level for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), where he is a member of the AICPA's Risk Management and Internal Control Advisory Panel.
"Scott's extensive industry experience, coupled with his background in public accounting, brings practical solutions to clients faced with challenges meeting objectives across a wide range of business cycles," said Scott Duda, Cherry, Bekaert & Holland partner. "He provides keen insights to enterprise risk management, post-merger and acquisition integration, international financial operations, internal control design, business process outsourcing, and anti-fraud controls, and we are happy to have him join the firm as partner and risk advisory services practice leader."
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