Scott H. Spiegel is the Chief Financial Officer at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). His responsibilities include oversight of the AICPA’s Finance Team, which is comprised of the Controllership, Financial Reporting and Analysis and Payroll areas. He is influential in the design and implementation of the AICPA’s budgeting and forecasting processes as well as the execution of its strategic plan.
Spiegel is also the staff liaison to the AICPA’s Investments Committee and participates in other volunteer committees throughout the AICPA. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.
As part of the team overseeing the AICPA’s relocation to Durham, N.C., Spiegel has played an instrumental role in designing operational process improvement and realigning resources to achieve long-term efficiencies. Spiegel joined the AICPA in 2002 as the Controller. During his tenure as Controller, he played a key decision-making role in the AICPA’s upgrade and conversion of its business systems.
He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in January 2006 and obtained his Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) designation in July 2007.
Prior to joining the AICPA, Spiegel was an Audit Manager at J.H. Cohn LLP in New Jersey from 1994 to 2002. He served clients in the construction, financial services, manufacturing, non-profit and real estate sectors. He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rutgers College in 1994.
Spiegel was named Top CFO in the Raleigh-Durham region in the Financial Services category by Business Leader Media for 2009.