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Jerry R. Rivera

Jerry R. Rivera

Jerry is a Director with over 15 years of financial services industry and management consulting experience in leading global teams, initiating and delivering on strategic finance transformation initiatives, and building and growing lasting change.

Before joining Accordion, Jerry was with EY and provided advisory services to the office of the CFO in order to solve complex business problems in the Record-to-Report process and implement automation in the Finance and Accounting functions to meet business objectives. He also focused on the improvement of the financial close process through the implementation and optimization of Financial Corporate Performance Management tools for Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Media & Entertainment clients.

Jerry began his career working at JP Morgan Chase in Finance roles and focused on process improvement projects. From there he joined Merrill Lynch in a Finance Technology role focused on reporting improvement and expense management projects.

Jerry graduated from Baruch College (CUNY) with a B.B.A. in Finance.

“Keep it simple and focus on what matters. Don't let yourself be overwhelmed.” – Confucius

Something You Should Know

  • A native New Yorker; born, raised, and still lives in NYC
  • Comic book enthusiast; currently owns over 1500 comics and enjoys all the new comic-inspired movies/series
  • Enjoy traveling to new places and finding unique activities; most interesting trip was to South Africa that included a safari and a walk with lions!


  • On the board of a non-profit that focuses on providing housing, education, health and social service to underserved communities in Brooklyn
  • Jerry began his career as a recipient of the Smart Start Scholarship Program, which was a full scholarship program that included four year-long rotations within different departments in JPMorgan Chase & Co.