Stuart Absolom

Stuart Absolom

Partner; ARAS Atlantic Region Leader


BDO Potomac Office



Executive Summary

Stuart serves as a partner and Atlantic region leader for BDO’s Accounting & Reporting Advisory Services (ARAS) group. In the ARAS practice, he assists companies with new accounting standards implementation, complex accounting issues, public and private company reporting matters, and various other technical accounting focused services.

Stuart has more than 20 years of experience assisting companies with the adoption of new accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and international financial reporting standards (IRFS) conversion projects, leading complex cross-border transactions and executing capital markets transactions across a wide variety of industries.

He has extensive experience advising c-suite leadership, boards of directors, and principal investors, covering the full spectrum of accounting-related consulting services across the entire value chain, from transaction services to transformative profit improvement.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Chartered Accountant, South Africa
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accounting
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants


B.Com., Accounting, University of Johannesburg (Honors)