James Kiley manages engagements involving complex audit and accounting issues with a focus on regulated enterprises.

His specialty involves large Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations as well as investigations involving other regulated enterprises. During Mr. Kiley’s 20+ years as a practicing CPA, he has had a wide range of experience including audit, tax and work as interim Chief Financial Officer for several distressed companies.

Mr. Kiley worked on two litigation matters involving the most complex aspects of the Enron financial structuring and ultimate collapse. He was responsible for analyzing and advising on derivative accounting, structured finance, off-balance sheet accounting and special-purpose entities, and related corporate governance and control issues.

In addition to being a seasoned tax preparer, Mr. Kiley has provided tax consulting services to Chapter 7 Trustees litigating federal tax refund claims and Liquidation Trustees in meeting their tax filing and withholding requirements of foreign persons.

Before joining BRG, Mr. Kiley worked at Capstone Advisory Group, LLC (“Capstone”). Prior to Capstone, Mr. Kiley was a Director with FCL Advisors, Int’l, Inc. (“FCL”) where he performed forensic accounting, litigation support, and investigative services. During his tenure as a forensic accountant at Capstone and FCL, Mr. Kiley has been responsible for analyzing and advising upon some of the most complex accounting issues of our time.

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute
BS, Accounting