“Helping our clients develop sound financial plans that enable them to grow and prosper is an important part of the work we do at Barnes Dennig. We’re committed to offering proactive, strategic advice that contributes to our clients’ success.”
Jay’s background in tax compliance and research helps him provide insight to his clients across a broad spectrum of financial issues. He has additional expertise in accounting and auditing based on the years he has spent supervising audit and review engagements. His clients rely on his strategic business counsel. This combined experience in both assurance and tax allows him the ability to provide his clients with holistic advice in areas such as succession planning and mergers and acquisitions.
Jay served as the practice leader of one of the firm’s industry groups prior to taking on the role of Managing Director. Now and throughout his career Jay has worked with clients in numerous industries, including construction, real estate, manufacturing and wholesale-distribution. In addition, Jay is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. As a member of the firm’s leadership, Jay has the experience of running a large multi-office business and understands the struggles that come with growing a business. This gives Jay a unique perspective to see his clients business through their eyes.
Jay has been quoted as an authority on audit and accounting matters in the Business Courier and several industry trade group newsletters, and he is a regularly featured speaker at trade group meetings. In addition to his professional affiliations, Jay has served on various boards for Easter Seals, Anderson Township Little League and Turpin Swim and Racquet Club.
Jay graduated from Miami University with a BS in Accountancy. He earned an MBA, with a concentration in finance, from Xavier University. He is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
“The knowledgeable and customer-driven staff at Barnes Dennig go the extra mile to take care of any questions or issues that may arise. They are top notch!”
– Jennifer P., Director of Finance
“Great partner. They know our business and know where to ask questions. They are available during the year for questions that come up as well and are always timely in responses. Their work is critical to our business’s success and we could not do it without them!”
– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021
“The Barnes Dennig team has been incredibly accessible, knowledgeable, and helpful to us. They are a refreshing change from previous experiences with audit firms that only provided the required audit. Our Barnes Dennig team is a genuine resource.”
– Lynda G., Director of Finance