Jam Yap

Assurance Director, Southeast Region Practice Leader


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Jam Yap is a Director in BDO’s Atlanta office Assurance Practice. With more than 15 years in public accounting, she has significant experience in employee benefit plans, including audits of defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, and 403(b) plans, as well as plans required to file Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Form 11-K. As the firm's Southeast Practice Leader for employee benefit plan audits, Jam provides support to professionals in the region on auditing matters, technical issues, plan compliance issues and proposals. She also has experience with audits of internal controls over financial reporting. Jam performs audits for both public and privately held companies in the manufacturing and distribution, service, and not-for-profit industries, among others.
Jam is a member of BDO’s National Employee Benefit Plan Practice and is involved in various projects focused on audit quality and audit efficiency, as well as providing training to firm professionals and the BDO Alliance Network. She is also actively involved in the design, oversight and implementation of the firm’s Business Service Center based in Columbus, Ohio.
Jam’s previous experience includes internal audit outsourcing and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
OnBoard Atlanta


B.S., Accountancy, Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines