- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 415 283 4230
- F: +1 415 293 4497
- 50 California Street
- Suite 1900
- San Francisco, CA, 94111
- United States
- T: +1 415 283 4200
- F: +1 415 293 4496
- B.A., Accounting, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
- B.A., Accounting (honors), Stellenbosch University, South Africa
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Accounting Advisory
- Anti-money Laundering
- Business Interruption
- Commercial Damages Analysis
- Forensic Accounting & Investigations
Jaco Sadie is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in San Francisco. He is a senior business advisor with extensive experience providing forensic accounting, investigative and litigation services.
Mr. Sadie provides anti-money laundering (AML) compliance and investigative services to financial institutions and regulators. He has lead numerous engagements that involve “look-back” transaction reviews to identify suspicious activity, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs reviews, compliance testing of AML/BSA programs, and AML training. He has spoken at venues about anti-money laundering best practices and has been designated as a testifying expert in a number of matters that involve anti-money laundering and sanctions issues.
Mr. Sadie has served as an accounting expert for counsel and clients on technical GAAP accounting matters dealing with restatement and purchase price adjustment issues. Throughout his career he has performed and led fraud investigations, forensic accounting investigations, accounting malpractice matters, and breach of contract damages analysis across a wide range of industries.
Mr. Sadie has significant experience preparing complex property damage, business interruption, and cyber insurance claims for his clients. He has practiced in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting Mr. Sadie was a Principal at LECG and was a Senior Manager in Deloitte & Touche’s Financial Advisory Services group practicing in the United States, Luxembourg and South Africa.
Mr. Sadie earned a B.A. in accounting (honors) at the Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He is Certified in Fraud and Forensics, and is a Certified Public Accountant (California), a Chartered Accountant (South Africa), and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He also served as an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University where he taught on Allegations of Audit Failures.