Webinar

Lease accounting: Lessons learned from the first year under ASC 842 & IFRS 16

September 22 , 2020 11am EST / 4pm GMT - 12pm EST / 5pm GMT
Webinar, Online

After a year of reporting under the new leasing standards IFRS 16 and ASC 842, public companies are taking a step back and evaluating the performance and efficiency of existing solutions.

In this webinar, finance and technology experts from PwC and Aptitude Software discuss the current lease accounting market landscape and how companies are looking to increase the automation, auditability, and control around lease accounting in addition to gaining value beyond just compliance.

Additional topics covered include:

  • The results of the latest PwC survey on lease accounting trends for public and private companies
  • Emerging leasing topics including COVID-19 and CECL implications
  • Lessons learned during implementations and how to apply those learnings to ‘Day 2’ optimization efforts
  • Areas where current leasing solutions may be falling short, including capabilities around lessor accounting

This webcast will last approximately 60 minutes. Participants may earn one continuing professional education (CPE) credit for this webcast.

Speakers

Robyn Conlon

Partner, PwC
Robyn is a partner at PwC focused on providing services to accounting and finance functions undergoing automation initiatives. She specializes in helping clients navigate the system and process elements of the lease acco unting standards, including the implementation of new software solutions to address ASC842/IFRS16. Robyn oversees the development and operations of our national lease quantification and related data methodologies. Her other areas of specialization include contract management and financial consolidation. ... Read more

Ryan Hamill

Director, PwC
Ryan is a Director at PwC in the Digital Risk Solutions practice.  For the last four years, Ryan has focused on providing services to accounting and finance functions undergoing accounting transformations and automation initiatives. He specializes in helping clients assess and design system, process, and control elements of new accounting standards, including the implementation of new software solutions to address ASC842/IFRS16. Ryan is part of the team assisting in the development and operations of our national lease-related initiatives focused on systems and data. His other areas of specialization include SOX compliance, internal audit, and third-party assurance services (SSAE 18). ... Read more

Alan Berkley

Senior Finance Specialist, Aptitude Software
Alan is a Senior Finance Specialist. At Aptitude, he designs enterprise-grade products and solutions to support the CFO Office through digital finance transformations or projects driven by regulatory requirements. He as led the functional design of products and solutions addressing: IFRS 16; ASC 842; and LDTI (ASU 2018-12 (ASC 944) and has supported numerous successful global implementations of Aptitude products. ... Read more
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