28th Annual Accounting & Financial Reporting Symposium

The Symposium is designed for corporate financial executives from both private and public companies who desire an update on the more important financial accounting and reporting developments over the past year.  The program also will discuss other important topics impacting the responsibilities of the audience.

Those who have attended past sessions have pointed out that one advantage of the program is that it includes technical compliance topics, along with discussions of prominent practices in financial leadership. Speakers include leading executives from industry and accounting who are involved with accounting and financial reporting issues every day. They will address recent technical pronouncements and guidance from the FASB and SEC. In addition, they will share with participants their experiences in dealing with some of the important leadership issues that have helped their companies compete more effectively in today's environment.

This year's keynote speakers are:

Josh Linkner, a top innovation expert who is passionate about helping people and organizations seize their full potential. Josh is a two-time New York Times bestselling author and founding partner of Detroit Venture Partners.

Shawn Achor, among the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. His Happiness Advantage training is one of the largest and most successful positive-psychology-corporate training programs in the world. Shawn has authored three New York Times bestsellers, including his latest book titled Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises our Achievement, Happiness, and Well-Being, and worked with over a third of the FORTUNE 100 companies.

Topics covered include:

The Symposium covers important topics, issues and trends in accounting and reporting. The agenda for the Symposium may be updated as new developments occur, subject matter includes:
  • Keynote Address on Issues Impacting Financial Executives
  • FASB and SEC Current Developments
  • Perspectives on Implementation issues for Revenue Recognition and Leases
  • KPMG's Thought Leadership on Hot Topics
  • Federal Policy, Tax and Economic Updates

Download  a forwardable business case to send to your leadership team for approval to attend the Symposium.

11/29-11/30/2018 Las Vegas
CPE Credit:
$1,895 **

Venue and Hotel Details

Program Details

Prerequisite:   None
Preparation:    None
Level of Knowledge:   Update
Field of Study:   Accounting; Business Management & Organization
Delivery Method:   Group Live, Instructor-Led Course

* Discounts cannot be combined and must be applied at time of initial registration.

** Tuition price includes daily breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon refreshments.

If you have previously attended this course, you may not be eligible for CPE credits. Please contact KPMG Executive Education to confirm your eligibility.