Jimelle is a Vice President with over a decade of client service experience primarily in auditing, accounting, and corporate investigations. A certified public accountant, Jimelle has an expansive track record of excellence covering a variety of engagements involving fraud investigations, accounting analyses, GAAP compliance, and risk and controls evaluations. Jimelle’s experience also spans a diverse range of industries, including hotel and hospitality, global cruises, financial services, and energy.
Prior to joining Accordion, Jimelle spent over 6 years in forensic accounting. In that role, she participated in multiple corporate investigations involving complex accounting, financial reporting fraud, and asset misappropriations. Jimelle also regularly worked alongside experts in litigation and arbitration matters by conducting relevant forensic analyses, preparing expert reports, and supporting experts in preparation for depositions and testimonies.
Furthermore, Jimelle served in various interim management roles supporting clients in their budget preparation, audit and financial restatements, as well as performing compliance risk assessments and controls evaluations.
Jimelle started her career in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche, where she spent 5 years performing audits of an SEC registrant, private entities, and employee benefit plans.
Jimelle earned her Bachelors in Public Accounting and in French (with honors distinction) from Calvin College.
“People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will be exposed.” - Proverbs 10:9