Gareth Montague-Smith is a Managing Director with KPMG and leads KPMG’s Carolinas’ Internal Audit and Risk Compliance department. He has over 20 years of experience providing financial statement audits, audits of internal control, and internal audit services for large multinational and domestic clients. Gareth spends the majority of his time assisting both public and non-public companies with Internal Audit needs, specifically around the identification of risks and controls. These needs include assistance in managing the Internal Audit Function, assisting with operational audits, assisting with SOX testing/readiness, QAR’s, ERM reviews, and Risk Assessments.
Prior to this role, Gareth spent more than 15 years in KPMG Raleigh’s audit practice working on large global public and nonpublic companies, with a focus on large multi-location entities. His experiences include reviewing numerous SEC filings, comment letters, financial reporting analysis, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance, and press releases; routinely presenting to audit committees and senior leadership/management, and managing large multimember, multi-location, and multidisciplinary teams.
Gareth also spent two years at KPMG’s audit national office.