US Transportation & Logistics Assurance leader, PwC US
Jeff Simmons is a partner and serves as PwC’s Transportation and Logistics Assurance Leader. With 15 years of airline industry financial management experience, he has driven solutions for large multinational companies in both an auditing and advisory capacity.
Among his achievements, Jeff led the successful IT system integration for a $37 billion international airline and advised a $3 billion Latin American airline on the accounting processes and controls for a new loyalty program under IFRS. His extensive merger related efforts have resulted in key acquisition synergies while accelerating growth and maintaining high operating margins. In addition, Jeff's management of a major airline’s operating planning process proved his effectiveness in delivering cost restructuring initiatives, cash management, and financial, managerial and profitability reporting. His client engagements have also included technical accounting and financial reporting associated with pension and other post-retirement benefit plans.
Jeff serves as a speaker and ongoing resource for industry events, and has co-authored PwC thought leadership publications focused on airline Corporate Sustainability reporting and IFRS. His process oriented, yet strategic, point-of-view, has provided for meaningful recommendations to gain greater efficiencies and enhance internal controls. Jeff is a Texas & Illinois Certified Public Accountant and AICPA member.