Jon Lay


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Jon is an analytical, dependable, and collaborative Controller, who specializes in building and optimizing international finance functions and accounting operations. Jon is adept at learning and applying accounting standards (across countries), program setup, issue resolution, error elimination, automation, and process improvement.

At C&L, Jon manages all company financial operations with his team of 8 accounting and financial professionals.

Previous to C&L, Jon was the International Controller for WesTech Engineering where he streamlined and automated processes, enhanced company visibility, and ensured compliance with US GAAP and international standards through consistent research and auditing

Jon demonstrates integrity at all times and thrives in matrix environments. He is known for strong learning agility, adaptability, a growth mindset, and critical thinking acumen. He is also an open and direct team leader who provides consistent communication and feedback.

As a lifelong learner, Jon has continued educating himself beyond a CPA and Master of Accounting degree. He has attended numerous leadership and CPE courses and has studied advanced Excel utilization, team building, and coaching skills.

Jon is best known for propelling data-driven decision-making, accuracy, efficiency, and positive change that delivers bottom-line results.