Jacob joined Forsyths in 2010. Growing up in Armidale Jacob is passionate about the needs of enterprise in regional Australia and approaches consulting and assurance with a level head, clear understanding and collaborative personality.
With over 10 years experience Jacob has applied his skills across a broad range of industries servicing clients in local government, aged care, education, NDIS, Job Active, registered clubs and not for profits.
Throughout this time Jacob has become known for his ‘early adopter’ approach, which has seen him obtain advanced knowledge and experience in emerging assurance issues including clean energy, assurance mapping, continuous control monitoring, risk based auditing, and data analytics. These achievements have been recognised through his success with the 2015 CAANZ NSW Candidate of the year, 2018 Institute of Internal Auditors Australia Achievement Award and 2019 Finalist in Accountants Daily 30 under 30 “Audit” category.
Jacob has completed a Bachelor of Business Majoring in Professional Accounting (University of New England), Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting (CAANZ) and Graduate Certificate in International Auditing (IIA). He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Australia (IIA), the Golden Key International Honour Society and Institute of Chartered Accountants (CAANZ) and is also a Registered Company Auditor and Registered Carbon Neutral Consultant - Products and Service
Outside of work Jacob spends his time supporting charities, exercising, reading and enjoying time with family and friends.