Jennifer Hull provides clients with services involving forensic investigations, financial statement analysis, compliance, technical audit and accounting guidance, and damage assessment. Ms. Hull is a Certified Public Accountant with audit experience in numerous entities, including trusts, hedge funds, hedge fund administrators, and insurance companies.
Since leaving public practice, Ms. Hull’s consulting projects continue to involve extensive review and analysis of audit standards and/or audit work papers related to audits of broker-dealers, future commission merchants, insurance companies, hedge funds, and private equity funds. Ms. Hull has experience with technical accounting issues including risk transfer analysis and deposit accounting, revenue recognition, accounting for investments, fair value measurements, and accounting for stock options. She is proficient in internal control standards as well as audit standards issued by the AICPA, PCAOB and IASB.
Ms. Hull recently finished testimony in the defense of an audit partner whose team audited a hedge fund feeder to Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities (“BLMIS”). Her scope of testimony included assessment of “red flags” that allegedly should have signaled to the audit partner that he should have performed additional audit procedures, including seeking a service organization control report relating to BLMIS. Her analysis included review of audit programs, work papers and conclusions in the context of BLMIS’ alleged investment strategy and available information.
Prior to joining a global consulting firm in 2006, Ms. Hull spent four years working for Aon Captive Services Group (ACSG), which was the largest captive insurance management organization in the world. She was based in the Cayman Islands and was responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of captive insurance companies. Her responsibilities included coordinating and executing insurance and reinsurance agreements, directing and analyzing actuarial reviews, maintaining accounting and corporate records, monitoring regulatory compliance, and adhering to the Cayman Islands guidelines for the prevention and detection of money laundering. Ms. Hull’s responsibilities also included presenting insurance/reinsurance programs, financial statistics, and domicile information at periodic meetings of each insurance company’s board of directors. Her work required extensive coordination with auditors, lawyers, regulators, brokers, risk managers, and investment managers.
Prior to working for ACSG, Ms. Hull spent four years working for Arthur Andersen LLP in Minneapolis and in the Cayman Islands. She assisted with audits required by the SEC or financial institutions for clients in various industries. Her audit clients included a Minneapolis HMO as well as Cayman domiciled captive insurance companies, banks, hedge funds, and trusts. Her financial investigative assignments included matters involving alleged money laundering and other fraudulent activities.
Ms. Hull earned the Certified Public Accountant designation from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy.
University of South Dakota
Master of Professional Accountancy
On behalf of a corporate defendant, analyzed the validity of management and analysts’ forecasts and their impact on the value of stock prices for $150 million securities fraud class action suit.
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