Speaker

Shauna Watson, CPA

Shauna Watson, RGP’s VP and Global Head of Technical Accounting, is a subject matter expert and frequent presenter on U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SOX and SEC Regulations. As part of her responsibilities, she currently leads RGP’s Revenue Recognition and Leases Initiatives. She has worked in a variety of positions of increasing technical complexity, including Corporate Director of Technical Accounting and Policy for a Fortune 100 Company, where she evaluated and communicated the impact of new accounting standards, determined the accounting for complex business transactions, drafted comment letters for submission to the SEC, FASB, IASB and PCAOB and led the ongoing IFRS implementation efforts.

 

Earlier in her career, Ms. Watson was a Senior Manager at PwC and spent several years in PwC’s Global Capital Markets Group in Germany, consulting on US GAAP and SEC regulations, participating in consultations with the SEC and working closely with transaction teams on capital raising and M&A activities.

 

Ms. Watson is a CPA, graduated from Montana State University with highest honors and received her MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. She currently resides in La Jolla, CA.