Jon Kessler is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Jon Kessler also is a Certified Public Accountant who began his career working at one of the big four accounting firms- Deloitte & Touche, in the audit practice department. Much of his time was dedicated to clients in the manufacturing, distribution, and retail industry- notably Rite Aid and Pep Boys.
As Audit Manager, Jon was responsible for auditing financial statements and assessing internal controls over financial reporting. After five years, Jon decided that his long-term interest was in corporate accounting. He became Assistant Controller of Unique Industries, Inc. a global manufacturer and distributor of party goods.
Jon worked for four years at Unique before joining Paris Corporation as the new Controller. In this position, Jon is responsible for the Finance/Accounting function including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Credit & Collections.
Paris’ familial environment and deep history are what drew Jon to this company. Also, Paris is a paper converter, manufacturer, and distributor, which is consistent with his background at Unique.
Jon enjoys the breadth of exposure he has working with other departments and the opportunities available to contribute to Paris. He believes a positive and collaborative environment sets up a winning culture for everyone.