EY Accounting Technical Webcast
EY Q1 2018 financial reporting update
In co-operation with Financial Executives International (FEI)
Are you up-to-date with current accounting and regulatory developments? Can you identify the implications for your company’s financial accounting and reporting? Staying abreast of recent and pending rules and regulations is critical to positioning your company for success.
Each quarter, thousands of professionals gain critical knowledge by participating in the EY financial reporting webcasts. During this event, we’ll discuss the following topics:
- The effects of income tax reform on financial reporting
- The implementation of new accounting standards
- Standard-setting activities at the FASB
Please join us for this 90-minute interactive discussion and learn about developments in the world of financial accounting and reporting.
Meredith Taylor is an Executive Director in Ernst & Young LLP’s Professional Practice Group, where she focuses on matters related to consolidation, the equity method and spinoffs. In this role, Meredith is responsible for developing interpretative guidance, interacting with standard setters, and advising clients and engagement teams.
Prior to this position, Meredith was a member of the EY Global IFRS group in London, where she focused on the accounting for similar matters under IFRS. Previously, Meredith spent several years in EY’s assurance practice in McLean, Virginia, serving public and private companies, primarily in the government contracting, technology, and telecommunications industries. She was also the co-author of International GAAP®.
Meredith is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the District of Columbia. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Meredith earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the McIntire School of Commerce from the University of Virginia.
Lacy Bogan is a partner in Ernst & Young LLP's National Professional Practice Group, where she focuses on lease accounting matters and various financial statement presentation topics. In this role, she advises engagement teams and clients, monitors standard-setting activities, and helps develop EY’s interpretive guidance.
Previously, Lacy worked in EY’s assurance practice serving real estate clients and will be returning to client service in the Denver office soon.
Lacy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy from Baylor University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas, Colorado and New York and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mark Kronforst joined Ernst & Young LLP's National Professional Practice Group in Washington, DC in 2018 and focuses on SEC regulatory matters.
Mark served 14 years on the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Division of Corporation Finance. Prior to joining EY, Mark had been the Chief Accountant of the division since 2013. Between 2010 and 2013, he served as an Associate Director supervising the filing review program. Mark spent the earlier part of his career with the SEC in various management and staff positions within the division’s Office of Chief Accountant and the filing review program. Before joining the SEC, Mark was the Director of Financial Reporting for a large public company.
Mark is a graduate of the University Minnesota-Duluth. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Minnesota and the District of Columbia and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Andy is partner in Ernst & Young LLP's National Professional Practice Group, focused on the accounting for income taxes, cloud computing arrangements, inventory, long-lived assets and accounting changes. In this role, Andy is responsible for consulting with engagement teams as well as monitoring standard setting and drafting firm communications related to new and existing accounting pronouncements.
Prior to joining Professional Practice, Andy served in the Southeast Region Assurance practice, gaining significant experience in US GAAP and IFRS SEC reporting and internal controls audits under Sarbanes-Oxley. Andy has broad experience coordinating audit services of global multi-national companies, including dealing with complex accounting and auditing matters such as revenue recognition, business combinations, debt and equity offerings, reinsurance agreements, investments, derivatives, variable interest entities, and income taxes.
Andy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in North Carolina, Georgia and New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Debbie Stark is an Executive Director in Ernst & Young LLP’s National Professional Practice Group based in New York. Debbie provides technical assistance to engagement teams and clients on accounting issues, with a particular focus on financial instruments. She currently follows standard setting activities related to recognition and measurement and impairment of financial instruments.
Prior to her current role, Debbie worked at a global bank, where she began in corporate accounting policy and later became the head of accounting policy for the consumer bank.
Debbie earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Pace University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.