Jeffrey (Jeff) J. Geer is the Acting Chief Accountant at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in Washington, DC. Mr. Geer serves as a senior technical official on matters related to accounting, auditing, internal controls, financial disclosure, and regulatory reporting. He is responsible for overseeing the monitoring and analysis of domestic and international proposals, standards, and practice issues affecting national banks and federal savings associations.
Mr. Geer works with various parties to identify and resolve issues, and to provide positions in the development, interpretation, and application of standards, regulations, policies, and practices. In performing these duties, he works with OCC personnel, bankers, regulatory agencies, public accounting firms, trade associations, professional organizations, and accounting and auditing/attestation standard-setting bodies at the national and international level. Mr. Geer represents the OCC on the Accounting Experts Group of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Mr. Geer joined the OCC in July 2011 through the merger of the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) with the OCC. Before joining the OCC, Mr. Geer served as the OTS Chief Accountant from August 2004 to July 2011. Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Mr. Geer was the OTS Southeast Regional Accountant and Capital Markets Manager. Mr. Geer began his supervisory career at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (later OTS) in 1988.
Mr. Geer began his professional career as an auditor in the Atlanta office of KPMG. Mr. Geer is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Geer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from Clemson University in South Carolina. GO CLEMSON TIGERS! 1981, 2016, & 2019 College Football National Champions.