James E. Kaiser, CPA
Jim is an Audit and Assurance Director in Brady Ware’s Dayton, Ohio office. He has over 25 years of experience in public accounting. Jim began his career in public accounting in the audit practice of an international accounting firm, then moved to industry where he served as controller for a local manufacturing subsidiary of a publicly traded company before joining Brady Ware in 1996.
Jim’s experience extends to a wide range of client services, including due diligence, acquisitions, audits, reviews, compilations, and other special attestation functions. He has significant consulting experience with closely held companies, with a particular emphasis on the manufacturing/distribution, and transportation industries. Jim has extensive experience advising banks on asset-based lending matters so they can assess the true risk associated with their asset-based portfolios.
Jim’s practice extends beyond general auditing and accounting matters and encompasses analyzing and developing cost structures and financial plans, benchmarking and financing, internal control evaluation, and general business management for both large and small businesses. He also has extensive experience with financial statements, break-even analysis, forecasts and budgets, product cost analysis, pay-back calculations, and other financial calculations meaningful to operating a successful business.
Jim is a member of The Ohio Society of CPAs, The American Institute of CPAs, the Miami Valley Venture Capital Association, and the Dayton Regional Manufacturing Association. He currently serves on the finance committee and is a board member for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. He is an alumnus of the Leadership Dayton Program sponsored by the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce.