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Jim Barratt
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Jim Barratt is a Director with AlixPartners in Washington, DC. He brings more than 30 years of financial, accounting and investigative expertise in internal investigations, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) enforcement proceedings, accountant's malpractice, FCPA matters, internal controls and financial reporting issues.

Mr. Barratt has led numerous forensic accounting investigations involving complex accounting issues and financial fraud. He has assisted counsel in communicating the findings of those investigations to audit committees, SEC staff and committees of U.S. Congress. Notably, he led a team of forensic accountants in a nine-month investigation of accounting and reporting issues at Freddie Mac, a Fortune 50 company. He has also consulted on matters involving employee embezzlement, alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), SEC enforcement actions and financial restatements of large public companies. He has served as an interim Chief Compliance Officer for a global company facing FCPA violations and has assisted DoJ appointed Independent Monitors for several companies as part of a prosecution agreement. Mr. Barratt provides profit disgorgement and inability to pay analyses as part of government settlements.

He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. Mr. Barratt is the past Chairman and a Trustee of the SEC Historical Society, a member of the Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Ethics & Compliance Initiative, Leadership Greater Washington, Class of 2012, and a member of the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors.
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