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Webinar Recording

Revenue Recognition in 2015: What Your Company Needs to Get Done

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
The time for digesting the new revenue recognition standard is over. What do you need to get accomplished in 2015? How do you define a plan that engages the right people at the right time and leverages the right systems to experience a smooth transition to the new standard? Join us as revenue recognition experts Steve Jackson, RoseRyan and Mike O'Brien, offer specific advice on how to successfully navigate your company’s path to adoption, and avoid potholes along the way.

Steve and Mike will reveal:

  • How to best define internal ownership of the implementation – how to “go to market” inside your company
  • How to evaluate and manage the impacts of the new standard on your company’s financial statements
  • How to determine the right reporting methodology (retrospective or partial retrospective) for your company
  • How to evaluate your systems and potential operational changes
  • How to phrase the interim disclosures prior to implementation
After attending this event you will be able to:
Provide an update on information and perceptions relating to the new revenue standard
Define an implantation plan for the new standard for your company that allow you to understand and mitigate the impacts of adoption on your company’s financial statements
Identify gaps in people, process, and technology at your company that will need to be addressed to ensure the successful execution of your company’s implementation plan for the new standard


Steve Jackson, Senior Consultant, RoseRyan
Steve Jackson
Senior Consultant, RoseRyan
Steve Jackson is a senior consultant at RoseRyan, a leading Bay Area finance and accounting consulting firm serving high tech and life sciences clients for over 21 years. He has over 30 year of experience in large and small as well as public and private companies in the areas of revenue, controllership, compensation, systems and more. He has successfully supported proper accounting of revenue recognition criteria from the inception of SOP 97-2 to the new standard ASU 2014-9. Previous to RoseRyan, he worked in accounting, controllership and revenue roles at HP, Cisco, Juniper, Macromedia and McDonalds. He has a BS in Business – Accounting from the University of Illinois, and is a CPA (inactive).
Mike O'Brien, General Manager, Financial Management Applications,
Mike O'Brien
General Manager, Financial Management Applications,
Mike has over 30 years of experience working in a variety of senior management positions across Finance, Operations, Sales, and Products in the software and service industries. Previously, Mike served as CFO for an employee benefit administration firm, where he oversaw the successful implementation of Salesforce CRM and helped grow the business 40% year over year for five consecutive years. Mike's experience lends him acute expertise in aligning strategy, technology, finance and sales. Mike graduated Cum Laude from Southern New Hampshire University with a BS in Accounting.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, President & CFO, Biz Dimensions, Inc.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
President & CFO, Biz Dimensions, Inc.
Ernie currently serves in the roles of President & CFO for Biz Dimensions, Inc. In this role Ernie develops and executes marketing and business development strategies to teach businesses “the business of doing business”.

Ernie is also the CEO, 360 Thought Leadership Consulting. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs.

Previously, Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational Programs for Proformative, and as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.


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