Jon A. Scherr
CFE, Senior Manager, Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Practice
Jon is a Senior Manager with CohnReznick’s Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Services Practice. He has a wide range of experience providing forensic investigations, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, and litigation support services to clients. Jon has provided advisory expertise in a wide range of industries including insurance, financial services, medical, retail, global logistics, pharmaceutical, as well as manufacturing and distribution. His services include forensic financial investigations; risk assessments (including fraud, anti-bribery and corruption and AML risk assessments); assessment of fraud risk management programs; assessment of anti-money laundering processes, procedures, and controls; financial and operational internal control assessments; process improvement; compliance services (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley); and developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for various business functions.
With more than 13 years of investigative experience, Jon has a diverse and extensive skill set that has proved valuable in managing both domestic and international engagements, including in fraud investigations, internal theft, anti-money laundering engagements as well as anti-bribery and corruption engagements. Jon has provided expertise in determining the scope of engagements, performing interviews, developing evidence, performing walkthroughs, documenting process narratives and process flowcharts, identifying key controls, developing test plans, evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of the controls (including IT application controls), evaluating the impact / level of deficiencies, and assisting management with practical remediation.
Jon is a Certified Fraud Examiner and is a Licensed Investigator. In addition, Jon co-authored the Forensic Accounting Reference Model portion of The General Counsel’s Guide to Government Investigations.
B.A., Administration of Justice, University of Pittsburgh
Master of Science, Economic Crime Forensics, LaSalle University
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Vice President & Board Member, Upstate New York Chapter
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
Institute of Internal Auditors
Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Investigators