Jared has extensive experience in hedge fund operations, back office, and external financial reporting.
Jared began his hedge fund career in 2001 with KPMG LLP, an international accounting and professional services firm. He specialized in the alternative investments practice and was the lead audit manager performing annual financial statement audits for over eighty hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, and registered investment companies. During his tenure, he contributed in growing the local alternative investments practice by nearly five-fold in terms of revenues and assets under management. While at KPMG, he also performed audit, review and consulting engagements for a variety of companies, both publicly and privately held, in the consumer products, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, financial, and technology sectors.
In 2006, Jared joined NightWatch Capital, a registered investment adviser, where he served as controller over the company’s various hedge funds, managed accounts, and related management companies. His duties included daily reconciliation of trading activities, monthly financial statement preparation and NAV calculations, interaction with fund investors, and annual audit and tax preparation and liaison. He also administered the company’s SEC compliance program including testing and documentation. He also helped to develop key financial processes and controls over all aspects of NightWatch’s operations including selection and implementation of new financial software.
Jared earned his Masters of Professional Accountancy from Brigham Young University, magna cum laude, in 2001 and his BS in Accounting in 2000. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and received the highest score in the state of Utah for the 2001 CPA exam session.