AICPA Appoints New Chairman of Financial Reporting Committee


Richard Paul, a partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s accounting standards and communications group in Wilton, Conn., was named chairman of the Institute’s Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC).

 

FinREC is a volunteer committee that serves as the Institute’s official voice on financial reporting matters and develops industry-specific accounting guidance. The committee includes members from business and industry, public practice and academia, and users of financial information.

 

Paul previously served a two-year assignment with FASB as a practice fellow, a position that entailed making recommendations to the board on technical issues, developing and drafting statements and other FASB guidance, analyzing comments from constituents, and leading discussions at FASB and Emerging Issues Task Force meetings.

 

He succeeds Jay Hanson as chairman. Hanson was recently appointed to the PCAOB.

 

Other members who recently joined the committee are:

  • Adam Brown, partner, national accounting department, BDO, Dallas.
  • Lawrence Gray, partner, co-leader of the professional practice group, EisnerAmper LLP, Edison, N.J.
  • Mary Kane, director of financial compliance, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • Jack Markey, director of technical accounting research and tax accounting, Quest Diagnostics, Madison, N.J.
  • Rebecca Mihalko, director, financial reporting, CBS Corp., New York City.
  • Brad Sparks, CFO and treasurer, Laredo Oil Inc., Austin, Texas.
  • Richard Stuart, partner, McGladrey & Pullen LLP, New York City.


More from the JofA:

 Find us on Facebook  |   Follow us on Twitter  |   View JofA videos

SPONSORED REPORT

Revenue recognition: A complex effort

Implementing the new standard requires careful judgment. Learn how to make significant accounting judgments and document them and collaborate with peers for consistent application.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: Economy and health care changes top CPAs’ list

CPA decision-makers’ economic outlook and the House Republicans’ proposed tax changes as part of replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.