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Jim Keeslar, CPA

JimPartner, Assurance Services

International Practice Leader

Certified in International Reporting Standards

In one word, Jim describes BCG&Co. as... "Dependable."


A current director with over 30 years of dedicated accounting expertise, Jim began his career after obtaining a Bachelors of Business Administration from Western Michigan University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and certified in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Jim has worked at BCG&Co. since its inception – 27 years ago, following a two-year initiation into the accounting industry at another firm. He is especially proficient at providing clever and practical advice to clients for improving accounting and business operations.


As Director and Segment Leader of the Assurance Services group, Jim is a leader in managing the direction and growth of the segment. He has extensive experience with employee benefit plans and not-for-profit organizations.

His specialty is in the administration of audit, review and compilation engagements - including specialized engagements with international entities.

Jim possesses the in-depth International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) knowledge and application necessary for success in today’s global business world.

Professional Associations and Leadership

  • Co-Chair of Audit Special Interest Group for PrimeGlobal
  • Peer Review Committee for PrimeGlobal
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Board Member, International Business Network (IBN)

Awards and Service

  • Executive Board Member, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Leadership Akron – Class XXVI
  • Trustee and Treasurer of the United Way of Summit County
  • Trustee and Treasurer of the Green Schools Foundation
  • Treasurer and Coach for Green Youth Basketball

Who is Jim outside the office?

  • Jim resides in Green with his wife, Karice, and their three sons.
  • He grew up in … Michigan (but we try not to hold that against him).
  • Spends his time … watching his three boys’ sporting events and running.
  • Roots for … the University of Michigan Wolverines.

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