Jeremy Held, CPA joined SMCPA, LLC in September 2018, as their Tax Manager, located in Medway, MA. He specializes in providing tax and accounting services to small businesses and high net worth clients. Prior to his transition back to the private sector, he spent nearly 4 years with the Defense Contract Management Agency, within the Cost and Pricing Center in Boston, MA. He worked as a Price/Cost Analyst with a focus on matters relating to Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), incurred cost audits, forward pricing rates and the contractor business systems. In addition, Mr. Held began to specialize in tax preparation services in 2015 on a part-time basis. Prior to joining DCMA, he spent over 2 years as a consultant in Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services within the Government Contract Services practice in Boston, MA. He assisted clients primarily in the manufacturing industry on matters relating to contractor business systems, CAS, disclosure statements, FAR 31 Cost Principles, forward pricing and indirect cost allocations. Mr. Held began his career as an auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) in Boston, MA. He spent nearly 8 years with DCAA auditing contractors throughout New England. The majority of his audit experience involved reviewing incurred cost submissions, price proposals, and performing accounting system reviews. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI and a Master of Business Administration from Curry College in Milton, MA. Mr. Held has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 2012. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He resides in Marshfield, MA with his wife Julie and daughter Hayden and enjoys football, golf, target shooting, running and relaxing at the beach.