Financial Executives International Daily2017 Continues Accounting Change for Financial Leaders

The past year has brought significant accounting change to preparers as they faced a slew of accounting standards updates.

The past year has brought significant accounting change to preparers as they faced a slew of accounting standards updates. So far this year, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued seven updates to current guidance — after releasing 20 changes in 2016.

In the face of these updates, early adopters of the new revenue recognition standard are reporting results for the first time under the new guidance, while others look to follow closely in their footsteps. And at the same time, preparers are struggling to operationalize and implement the new leases standard.

How are you managing and preparing for these changes?

FEI is hosting a two-day conference on June 27 and 28 in Philadelphia to spotlight these and other important accounting changes. This two-day event will shine a light on the implementation of the new revenue recognition and leases standards, and explore how preparers are preparing for these major changes while touching on important accounting updates addressing derivatives, hedging, classification, measurement and other topics.

Keynoting the event, FASB Chairman Russ Golden will address the FASB’s current future agenda and impact on overall accounting change.

This two-day conference is designed to help you, the preparer, adopt and operationalize these significant accounting changes efficiently and effectively. You’ll learn directly from industry leaders who’ll share their experiences and offer practical solutions for dealing with accounting change disruption.

Conference Speakers:

John Bober
Managing Director, Global Technical Controller
General Electric

Mary Hoeltzel
Vice President & Global Chief Accounting Officer
Cigna

Shawn Husband
Senior Director, Global Lease Center of Expertise
Walmart

Kim Kushmerick
Senior Technical Manager, Accounting Standards
AICPA

Scott Muir
Partner, National Office
KPMG

Josh Paul
Director, Technical Accounting
Google

Stephen Rivera
Worldwide Sr. Director, Financial Compliance & Procedures
Johnson & Johnson

Rob Royall
Partner, Derivatives and Financial Instruments Solution Leader
EY

Matt Schuler
Manager, Accounting Research and Technical Accounting
Raytheon

David Shebay
Consulting Principal
Chris Wardak
Principal, Risk Assurance, Enterprise Systems Solutions
PwC

Sarah Esquivel
Associate Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Patrick McNamee
Deputy Chief Auditor, Office of the Chief Auditor
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)

In addition, we will be joined by speakers from Deloitte, the PCAOB, and the SEC.
Check out the full agenda here. This conference is the opportunity to get up to speed on today’s accounting changes and have all of your questions answered!

Sign up now!

JUNE 27-28, 2017
16.5 CPE CREDITS, ACCOUNTING
PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
1201 MARKET STREET
PHILADELPHIA,…

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