Gerald (Jerry) Hansen is a CPA and forensic accountant with extensive experience across a variety of accounting, audit, and financial forensics services, including purchase price dispute arbitrations, audit services, expert services, forensic due diligence, and fraud investigations. He has served at a Big Four public accounting firm, a multinational consultancy, and global corporations in a career spanning over 25 years. He previously served as the Southwest Region leader of a Big Four Transaction Forensics practice, a specialty practice that focused on disputes, investigations, and forensic due diligence services that stem from contemplated and completed merger and acquisition transactions. He also has in-house experience in software revenue recognition, mortgage banking, and insurance claims.
Mr. Hansen has provided dispute, forensic, and audit-related services in a wide range of industries including real estate, technology, energy, transportation, manufacturing, software, food services, publishing, automotive, healthcare, retail, staffing services, advertising, and financial services. He coauthored the book M&A Disputes – A Professional Guide to Accounting Arbitrations, and is a contributing author to The Litigation Services Handbook and the AICPA book The Guide to Investigating Business Fraud, in addition to other articles and presentations. He holds a BBA in finance from Southern Methodist University and an M.S. in accounting from the University of Virginia. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas.
University of Virginia
Southern Methodist University
Ernst & Young LLP
Senior manager, Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services
2006 - 2013
Senior revenue analyst
2004 - 2005
Ernst & Young LLP
Senior associate, Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services
2000 - 2004
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