IFRS/GAAP - What is the difference?, how to adopt IFRS

Instructor: Anne M. Marchetti
Product ID: 701799
  • Duration: 60 Mins
What in the world is the difference between U.S. GAAP and IFRS? This webinar will provide the answers. The discussion will incorporate IFRS adoption including the implementation timeline, basic differences between the two standards as well as adoption challenges.

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Why Should You Attend:

The SEC is currently committed to US adoption of IFRS including a published implementation timeline. Therefore it is necessary for all organizations to understand IFRS requirements as well as the short and long term affect that implementation will have on the financial reporting and disclosure process.

This webinar will provide the attendees with a brief understanding of IFRS. The discussion will include the current status of convergence. Major differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS will be presented along with implementation risks allowing each organization to consider the implications. IFRS adoption presents numerous potential challenges. The aforementioned will be offered for deliberation. In addition, transition considerations will be presented.

Areas Covered in the Seminar:

  • Current status of IFRS - timeline for U.S. adoption.
  • Convergence & Current FASB/IASB projects.
  • Major differences between GAAP and IFRS.
  • CFO/Company Risks.
  • Adoption challenges.
  • Transition considerations.

Who Will Benefit:

  • CEO’s
  • CFO’s
  • Controllers and all those involved in the Accounting, Finance and/or Financial Reporting function of all industries will benefit from the presentation of this information

Instructor Profile:

Anne M. Marchetti, Anne M. Marchetti has 25 of years of finance and accounting experience in both private industry and public accounting. She is a Sarbanes-Oxley subject matter expert focused on the design, implementation, analysis and optimization of internal control systems and corporate governance and risk management programs. As a thought leader in this area, she developed a compliance methodology in conjunction with a delivery framework and has spoken at numerous conferences as well as published several articles on this particular subject. Ms. Marchetti has worked globally with both public and private entities in most industries as well as organizations of all sizes. She regularly interacts with Big Four, middle market and local external audit firms as a liason on behalf of these organizations.

Ms. Marchetti served as the Global Service Line Director – Governance and Risk Management Practice at Parson Consulting. As the Practice Director she worked with numerous clients on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives and frequently collaborated as well as presented to Board’s of Directors in regard to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management. Ms. Marchetti leverages this experience with a unique blend of technical skills which include management of ERP software implementations from a technology, process and accounting perspective. She has designed training programs for Board of Directors and Audit Committees as well as end users and consultants on various business software applications, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, ERM in addition to IFRS and has conducted over 200 formal training seminars.

Anne is a member of the AICPA faculty and regularly provides instruction on the following:

  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • International versus U.S. Accounting
  • Current Issues and Critical Ethical Judgements
  • Internal Control Design & Documentation
  • Management Assessment of Internal Control
  • Auditor’s Risk Assessment Process: Tackling the New Risk Assessment SAS’s
  • Identifying and Communicating Internal Control Deficiencies Under SAS 115
  • Internal Control Deficiencies: Assessment and Reporting Under SAS 115

Ms. Marchetti served as an assistant controller for a manufacturing company and held positions in public accounting as well as provided expertise in consolidation and financial reporting with Hyperion Solutions.

Anne currently operates Account-Ability Consulting and provides advisory and consulting services in the areas of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls optimization, corporate governance, enterprise risk management, IFRS, financial system implementation and training/education.

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