2013 Accounting Update:
Approaching the Accounting Cliff – How to Deal with the Changes
How recent FASB Standards need CEO and Management involvement to get it right
What companies need to do now to deal with Exposure Drafts that will significantly change revenue recognition and lease accounting
What accountants and management need to be doing about Big GAAP/Little GAAP, Convergence with International Standards, and more
SPEAKERS & HOST
Chris Rouse - CPA, A&A Quality Control Principal at Windham Brannon, PC
Chris Rouse is an audit and accounting Director at Windham Brannon, P.C., an Atlanta Georgia CPA firm. He is a graduate of Florida State University, and has spent his career with Big-8 and large local firms. He has served primarily audit clients in his career, including clients in the real estate sector and the financial services industry, manufacturing, distribution and service entities, not-for-profit entities and employee benefit plans. His service as an A&A Director includes helping his partners deal with new and difficult audit and accounting issues. He has served as team captain on many peer reviews of CPA firms, from top-100 firms to sole practitioners. He also provides litigation support, primarily in accountants’ malpractice cases.
Chris has served on several AICPA committees and task forces, including the Technical Issues Committee (Auditing), the Peer Review Committee and the Technical Standards Committee (Ethics). Chris served on the US Department of Labor ERISA Advisory Council, and chaired Working Groups of the Council. He currently serves as a Technical Reviewer for the GSCPA Peer Review Committee, and has chaired the Georgia Society of CPAs Assurance Services Section, the Audit Committee, the Peer Review Committee, and the Financial Institutions Committee, and served on others. He has received several GSCPA recognitions, including the Distinguished Member Award, Distinguished Section Chair, Outstanding Volunteer and Exceptional Leadership awards.
Chris is a National Instructor of AICPA audit and accounting training courses, and is a GSCPA Outstanding Discussion Leader. He is a frequent speaker on audit and accounting matters at state and national seminars.
Brent Harris, Senior Recruiter / Atlanta Team Lead, Accountants One
Brent Harris, CPC, is a Senior Recruiter on Accountants One team and is in his 15th year of recruiting and placing professionals in the Atlanta market.
He became a member of the Georgia Association of Personnel Services (GAPS) Million Dollar Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility and has led an Advanced Training course for GAPS. In addition, he has been a member of their annual Big Billers Panel multiple times.
Before joining Accountants One, Brent managed two offices for a national search and staffing firm after they purchased the company he helped build to be one of Atlanta's top recruiting agencies. He has distinguished himself by his personal production numbers while also coaching and developing his recruiting staff.
Brent specializes in financial and accounting placement with a focus on CFO, Controller, Accounting Manager, and tax positions ranging from Director to Staff. Brent has extensive experience in helping build an entire accounting department from accounts payable clerks to CFO. We are able to help with any temporary/contract, temp-to-hire or direct-hire needs you may have. Call Brent today with any questions you might have about our services, our candidates or our pricing.
Date / Time:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | Continental Breakfast at 7:45 | Presentation 8:10 – 9:50 | Q&A 9:50
The Ravinia Club Two Ravinia Drive Suite 1000 Atlanta, GA 30346 Phone: (404) 262-2262
Randy Holloway is a Managing Director in the SALT practice of LECG and a former Tax Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mark Mercer is a Co-Founder of Dynamic Tax Solutions, Jay Goodrich is a former Sr. Tax Manager with KPMG.