Jonny Joseph CA (SA), CPA

Director | Los Angeles

Professional Experience

Jonny Joseph is a Director in the Royalty Audit & Contract Compliance Division of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He began his public and private sector career in 1987.

Jonny is a contract compliance and royalty audit specialist. He has played a significant role in the operations of entertainment residual and benefit plan funds. Jonny has designed and implemented and managed the franchise compliance programs of two large, international franchisors. In addition, Jonny performs other contract compliance audits, fraud investigations, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and operational reviews, and works extensively with in-house and outside counsel.

Jonny takes a keen personal interest in his clients with an approach that embraces the role of a key member of the client’s management team. Focusing on his clients’ ability to address their challenges and take advantage of potential opportunities, makes Jonny a valuable resource for his clients.

Jonny’s industry experience includes the entertainment & music industries, consumer products, apparel, software, employee benefit plans, not-for-profit, and franchising. He also has provided professional services, including annual financial statement audits, to retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, construction, real estate management and development companies, financial services, and emerging technology companies. In addition, he has a long history of working with labor unions.

Jonny has had several speaking and writing engagements in connection with his contract compliance experience and expertise.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants

Civic Affiliations

  • United States Soccer Federation (“USSF”), Soccer Referee (Level 7)
  • American Youth Soccer Organization (“AYSO”), Soccer Referee (National), Coach (Advanced)


  • Bachelor of Accounting, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa