OCC Names New Chief Accountant


Kathy K. Murphy was named chief accountant for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ( OCC ) on Monday. As chief accountant, she will be the OCC’s authoritative source for bank accounting and financial reporting, providing accounting counsel to examiners, the banking industry, and the accounting profession.

 

Murphy joined the OCC in 2002 after a career in public accounting with two large national accounting firms. In public accounting, she focused on financial services and technology clients with an emphasis on SEC IPOs and filings. She had been the deputy chief accountant for the past four years.

 

She graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland with bachelor’s degrees in accountancy and finance. She is a CPA, and a member of the AICPA and Women in Housing and Finance.

 

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