Jens Mielke CPA
Lifetime Member - Dallas
Jens joined Aventine Hill as CFO Partner in Dallas in 2014 and was subsequently appointed National Partner for Technical Accounting in 2015. He returned to an industry role as a CFO in 2016.
Jens has over 25 years of experience as a financial executive. As Chief Financial Officer and previously as auditor, Jens has led teams on diverse projects such as ERP systems implementations, internal controls implementation, remediation and rationalization, forensic investigations, secondary securities offerings, multi-year financial restatements, franchise offerings, closing process improvement, and budgeting and forecasting model creation. Jens has directed over 50 merger, acquisition, spin-off, and divestiture-related projects including due diligence, data room set-up, and coordination of legal and operational due diligence.
In addition, Jens has participated in the initial public offerings of NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies. He has an in-depth knowledge of Securities and Exchange Commission and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and has prepared numerous annual, quarterly, and transaction-related SEC filings.Prior to joining Aventine Hill CFOs, Jens served as CFO of a high-growth, small cap public retailer where he was responsible for all finance and accounting functions including internal and external reporting, investor relations, lender relationships, and lease negotiations.
Jens began his career in public accounting as a staff auditor for a Big Four Accounting Firm in Dallas, Texas. He was ultimately promoted to Audit Partner and served many valuable clients including large Fortune 500 global, private equity, and small, closely-held private companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing, consumer products, distribution, food service, retail, lodging, restaurants, and energy.Prior to joining Aventine Hill CFOs, Jens served as CFO of a high-growth, small cap public retailer where he was responsible for all finance and accounting functions including internal and external reporting, investor relations, lender relationships, and lease negotiations.
Jens received both his Master of Business Administration and his Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Southern Methodist University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas and is a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants, Texas Society of Public Accountants, and Financial Executives International. He has served on various boards and in several volunteer capacities with not-for-profit organizations in North Texas.