Jeff Rapaglia
Partner (CPA)
Charlotte, NC - SouthPark
Industry Focus
  • Professional Services
  • Banking
  • Broker-Dealers & Registered Investment Advisors
  • Dealerships
  • Financial Services
  • Global and National Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Mortgage Companies
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Regional and Community Financial Institutions
  • Regulatory Services
  • Retail
  • Technology & Life Sciences
Service Areas
  • Audit, Reviews & Compilations
  • SEC Services
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Internal Audit & Compliance
  • Internal Audit Services
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • IT Audit Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory Services & Risk Management
  • SEC Services
  • SOC 1 and 2 Services
  • Strategy
  • Technology Services

Overview

Jeffrey Rapaglia is a Partner within Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP’s (DHG) Professional Standards Group. Jeff has extensive knowledge of, and insight into, the key challenges facing the audit profession, including major initiatives undertaken by the regulators and standard-setters. He brings more than 20 years of extensive professional experience, having spent more than three years as Technical Director of Professional Practice for the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), and several years prior as a Senior Manager within the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) Office of Research and Analysis. Prior to these roles, Jeffrey was Vice President of Financial Reporting for a smaller public financial institution and started his career at a Big Four firm. Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Massachusetts and North Carolina.

Jeffrey’s responsibilities include evaluating and enhancing the firm’s audit methodology, authoring knowledge-share content including DHG's comment letter responses to certain regulatory proposals, and developing policies and interpretive guidance on accounting and auditing standards. Jeffrey also serves as an additional technical resource regarding SEC, PCAOB and other public company matters; and continues to be an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the CAQ, with current or past service on various committees and task forces, including the CAQ’s Smaller Firm Task Force and the AICPA's Auditor's Reporting Model and Quality Control Task Forces.

Experience


Professional Organizations
  • The CAQ's Smaller Firm Task Force
  • AICPA's Auditor's Reporting Model Task Force
  • CAQ's Auditor's Reporting Model Task Force
  • CAQ's Internal Control Over Financial Reporting (ICFR) Task Force
  • AICPA's Quality Control Task Force
  • AICPA’s Quarterly SEC Webcast Series - Panelist
  • CAQ’s Accounting Estimates Task Force
  • CAQ’s Use of Specialist Task Force
Education
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    University of Massachusetts

In the Community


Civic Organizations
  • UMass Alumni Association Board Member
  • UMass Alumni Association - Audit Committee
  • UMass Alumni Association - Executive Committee

Honors

Licenses

Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant - MA - 21970
  • Certified Public Accountant - NC - 39814

Knowledge Share