Scott Lockwood

Scott joined JC Jones in 2013 bringing 10 years of experience in providing assurance services, business advisory services, management and operational services to a wide array of businesses. Scott’s skills cross all JC Jones practice areas, utilizing his corporate experience to provide our clients with a variety of solutions to maximize their results. 

Highlights of Scott’s experience include:

  • Led the refinancing of a privately held transportation company which reduced the Company’s average interest rate on long-term debt by nearly 3%.
  • Reduced the total days for monthly closing of a $150 million company to 3 - 4 days from the more than 2 weeks , through implementing enhanced internal controls, utilizing new technology to consolidate the close process and realigning the accounting department to better utilize skill sets.
  • Led a firm wide conversion of external auditing software implementation.  Acted as the head of the committee to implement and develop enhanced audit planning techniques to bring the firm into compliance with the Clarified Auditing Standards released for 2013 as well as improve upon the efficiency and effectiveness of providing external audit services.
  • Key member of management responsible for auditing and reporting within multiple compliance related disciplines including: GAAP, ERISA, DOL, IRS and Federal Acquisition Regulations.  Developed, implemented and enhanced auditing and reporting techniques to streamline the process both at a firm level and a client level.

Prior to joining JC Jones Scott worked as Senior Manager with Mengel, Metzger, Barr & Co. LLP and specialized in providing assurance services and management advisory services to companies throughout Western New York. Scott’s experience within the manufacturing, transportation and service industries provides him with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide high level service to our clients. In addition to his work in public accounting, Scott also served as the CFO of Covered Wagon Tours, LLC and the Controller of American Rock Salt Company.  During his time in the private sector Scott developed a strong understanding of internal controls, financial reporting, operations, logistics and corporate finance components an organization. 

Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Geneseo and is a CPA, member of the AICPA and NYSSCPA. Scott has served as an instructor for the Young Entrepreneur’s Academy and is the past Treasurer of the Steuben Senior Services Fund.    

Contact Scott at 585-773-0031 or email slockwood@jcjones.com