Matt Rogers is a Director and National SEC and Accounting Advisory Practice Leader in the Dispute Consulting group at Stout. He has been practicing for more than 30 years. He has substantial experience in the areas of internal audit, external audit, internal controls, corporate investigations, litigation support, and corporate and auditor regulation. He is an expert in GAAP, GAAS, PCAOB standards, internal auditing, and the financial reporting requirements of U.S. publicly traded companies. His experience spans a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, construction, aerospace, high technology, financial services, retail, and real estate.
Matt has provided litigation support in matters involving corporate accounting, reporting, and disclosures relating to public companies and auditors of public companies. He has conducted corporate investigations that involved allegations of fraud or violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has provided consulting and expert advice to assist clients and their counsel in matters involving the accounting, financial reporting, and auditing requirements. He has critically analyzed the policies, practices, and work performed by internal and external auditors and has made recommendations to improve the quality of their practices. He has designed and assessed corporate policies, procedures, and internal controls and has assisted in their implementation for a variety of clients. Matt also has provided support to corporate compliance monitors engaged pursuant to settlements with the DOJ and SEC.
Matt's prior work experience includes serving as an Associate Director in the PCAOB’s Division of Enforcement and Investigation (2006-2009) where he led investigations into whether auditors complied with the laws, rules, and standards within the PCAOB’s jurisdiction; serving in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement (1999-2004) where he last held the position of Associate Chief Accountant and co-led the Division’s Financial Fraud Task Force; and serving as an Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University teaching fraud investigation (2006-2009).