Firm Executives

Jay & Associates has experienced an ability to retain its employees and has far outperformed industry turnover trends. Our stability has assured our clients that their needs will be met in a consistent manner and that our employees possess the knowledge necessary to meet their needs. Projects are staffed in a consistent manner with employees that have an understanding of the client and their particular industry. Managers review engagements to provide additional assurance that projects are in compliance with industry standards and existing laws and regulations. The employees of Jay & Associates continue to find new ways to improve their skills, exceeding the continuing education standards set by the Oklahoma State Board of Public Accountancy.

S. Neil Jay, CPA/ABV

Managing Shareholder
Phone: (918) 492-0106
njay@jay-cpa.com

Neil has been practicing in public accounting since 1996. He has many years of experience providing business valuation, audit and tax services for a variety of industries and companies such as: Banks and financial institutions, manufacturing companies, automobile dealerships, oil and gas production, service and drilling companies, construction, health care companies, food and beverage distributing companies, wholesale trade companies, and the entertainment industry.

Neil earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He earned recognition for many of his accomplishments in college, including the opportunity to work as an intern for the Kerr-McGee Corporation in their Oklahoma City Headquarters in 1995. He obtained the designation of Certified Public Accountant designation in May of 1999. Neil earned his Accreditation in Business Valuation from the AICPA in February of 2007.

Neil and his wife, Jaime, have been married since October 16, 1999 and have two children, Gracie and Jacob. Neil serves as a member of the Audit Review Board for the Tulsa Area United Way, several fundraising organizations for the benefit of Oklahoma State University and has serviced as the Chairman of the Public Relations Committee the OSCPA. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Steve Jay, CPA/ABV

Senior Advisor
Phone: (918) 878-8020
sjay@jay-cpa.com

With more than 40 years of experience, Steve has a wealth of knowledge in many facets of the Accounting Industry. He has established a reputation for providing excellent service and advice to individuals and corporations in Tulsa and the surrounding areas. His honest and direct approach to the profession has created excellent relationships with his clients.

Prior to founding Jay & Associates, P.C. in 1988, Steve served as Managing Partner of Lohrey & Jay, CPA’s from 1976 to 1988, as a public accountant for Arthur Young & Company from 1971 to 1976. Steve served as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1969 through April of 1971 and is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War.

Steve earned a Master’s of Science in Accounting in 1969 and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1967. He obtained the designation of Certified Public Accountant in 1969 and became accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) in February of 1998.

He has significant involvement in accounting, taxation and auditing services for such industries as petroleum, manufacturing, construction, banking and finance. In addition, he has also provided planning and supervision of tax engagements, compliance work, tax accruals and client representation before the IRS and has provided expert testimony before federal and state courts.

Originally from Stillwater, Oklahoma, Steve resides in Tulsa with his wife, Nancy. He and Nancy have two sons and two daughters that have received college degrees in a variety of specialties. Steve is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, he remains active serving his community by his membership at Redeemer Covenant Church, formerly serving as President of the Oaks Country Club, and various charitable and fundraising groups relating to Oklahoma State University.