Second Annual Accounting Seminar


The following topics will be presented:

Applying Topic 606 – Revenue Recognition

Presented by Ty Miller, Principal,

In this working session, participants will learn the basic tenants of Topic 606 and have the opportunity to work through practical examples.

Lease Accounting Lessons Learned and Implementation Accelerators

Presented by Steve Cabello, Managing Director, Protiviti and Bob Kiddoo, Director,

The new ASC 842 accounting standard, requiring lessees and lessors to recognize a lease liability and a right-of-use asset in a fundamentally different manner, is taking affect starting this year.  While many companies are already complying with the new accounting standard, countless organizations still need to establish the necessary processes and systems to do so.  This session will address the lessons learned by the initial adopters and discuss implementation considerations and accelerators for applicable companies to consider.

Major Changes to the Accounting for Financial Instruments

Presented by James Comito, Shareholder,

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has made major changes to the accounting for financial instruments which include:

  • Classifying and measuring equity instruments
  • Hedge accounting 
  • Credit losses

The presentation will discuss the major points related to changes to the financial reporting model noted above.

Washington, DC Update Regarding Tax Legislation

Presented by Jacob Wilkinson, Partner,

RSM will provide an up to date report on where things stand in DC as it relates to tax reform. Do we expect any bi-partisan legislation or will the parties continue to battle it out. 

States May Use Economic Nexus to Impose Sales Tax Collection

Presented by Mo Huda, Senior Manager, and Cynthia De La Cruz, Tax Manager, 

This presentation will provide an overview and update on the Wayfair decision. Presenters will provide insight on sales tax planning considerations in a post-Wayfair environment and what your company needs to do to stay compliant with the new requirements.

Cybersecurity:  How Internal Audit and IT Can Fight it Together

Presented by Clayton Smith, Managing Director,

With the growing threat landscape associated with cyber security, it is more important than ever to have IT and Governance aligned to respond the ever-changing  risks.

This program awards 8.5 hours of CPE Credit. (7.5 Accounting, 1 hour Other. CPE Credit Pending.)
Lunch is included. Register before April 13th to save $20.


Steve Cabello

Managing Director

James Comito

Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.

Cynthia De La Cruz

Tax Manager
Moss Adams

Mo Huda

Senior Manager
Moss Adams

Bob Kiddoo


Ty Miller


Clayton Smith

Managing Director

Jacob Wilkinson