Category: Technical accounting

Why private equity firms need an ace team to carry out a complex Transition Services Agreement

Here’s a common issue facing private equity firms today: How do you keep a newly divested business running and ready to become a part of something bigger than itself or stand on its own? This is not something that can ha…

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Technical accounting pros who love the tough stuff join the dream team

Tough-to-find talent has found their way to RoseRyan. Three accounting whizzes join our Technical Accounting Group (TAG), deepening our bench strength to handle the tricky transactions and evolving accounting matters affec…

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Beyond rev rec—planning ahead for 2018 financial reporting

I get it—implementing the new revenue recognition rules has consumed a lot of your technical accounting team’s time, as it has at my company. The new standard likely has a steady spot at the forefront of your audit com…

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How to amp up your year-end disclosures for the revenue accounting changes ahead

It’s always healthy to take a fresh look at your disclosures and discussions in your annual reports. Situations change, boilerplate language doesn’t always cut it, and changes in accounting policies make it a necessity…

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Rethinking revenue and realizing opportunities in the new rules

It’s game time. Deals your company is making now could be affected by the new revenue recognition standard, and the effective date will be here before you know it. This is why it is so important for finance organizations…

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Conquer complexity: Get briefed on the latest accounting updates

In the accounting world, the rules are ever changing. Large in scope and long awaited, the new rule for recognizing revenue continues to get clarifications in the months leading up to its effective date. The new leasing st…

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An executive briefing: Demystifying the latest accounting rules and what you need to think about

A flurry of effective dates, interpretive guidance and new rules—companies are processing a lot of information coming their way from the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission. So…

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What CFOs need to know about the new leasing standard

One loud giant thud is the sound you’d hear if you printed out all 485 pages of the new lease accounting standard and threw it on your desk. Multiple giant thuds. That’s what we’ll all be hearing when trillions of do…

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Get ready: FASB is dumping some big items on your to-do list

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has a bunch of resolutions that affect many companies. The board is offloading some of their weightier projects that have taken up a lot of time (several years!) on their docket. Fo…

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Putting the E in “revenue”: A big challenge of the new rev rec standard

Accounting professionals who have been involved with revenue for many years can recite the four criteria for revenue recognition as quickly as they can their children’s names—it just becomes second nature. For people l…

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