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Our accounting podcast features PwC specialists discussing today's most compelling accounting, regulatory and financial reporting issues. From the new leases and revenue standards to CECL to LIBOR rate replacement, PwC Partner Heather Horn hosts each episode tackling a single topic and providing listeners with key takeaways to stay informed on these important accounting matters.

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United States

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Our accounting podcast features PwC specialists discussing today's most compelling accounting, regulatory and financial reporting issues. From the new leases and revenue standards to CECL to LIBOR rate replacement, PwC Partner Heather Horn hosts each episode tackling a single topic and providing listeners with key takeaways to stay informed on these important accounting matters.

Language:

English

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+1 973-236-4591


Episodes

2023 Deals outlook

2/2/2023
In this episode, PwC partners Chris Rhodes and Andreas Ohl join us to discuss our 2023 deals outlook and related accounting considerations. Included are insights on how dealmakers are thinking about value creation as they navigate macroeconomic uncertainties and what finance teams need to know as deals are happening. In this episode, you’ll hear discussion of: 1:21 -9:30 -14:12 -28:36 -33:58 - Want to learn more about the 2023 deals outlook? Watch a replay of our webcast or read our...

Duration:00:37:49

Special episode: Building business resilience in uncertain times

1/31/2023
PwC’s 26th annual global CEO survey came out last month, and the data revealed that CEOs are facing a dual imperative in today’s uncertain environment to not only reduce costs, but also to spur growth. Businesses are facing uncertainty, and exploring options to shore up and prepare for the future. Activities may include reducing operating costs, diversifying products and services, raising prices, and implementing hiring freezes. So which of all of these options is best for your company?...

Duration:00:39:13

Audio: Today's SEC climate disclosures - how do you measure up?

1/26/2023
The SEC’s sweeping climate-related disclosure proposal released in March 2022 continues to be a focal point for companies and investors as stakeholders anticipate what may be included in the final release, and perhaps even more importantly, when the new rules will go into effect. Notwithstanding this pending proposal, registrants need to ensure that the SEC’s existing long-standing climate-related disclosure requirements are fully embraced in the upcoming reporting cycle. In this episode,...

Duration:00:29:28

2022 Year-end toolkit: IFRS focus areas for uncertain times

1/24/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process – from closing the books to finalizing reports. In this episode, Heather Horn was joined by Gary Berchowitz, a leader in PwC’s Global Assurance Quality - Corporate Reporting Services group, to discuss the challenges and judgments needed under IFRS with regard to many of the hot button topics that we’ve been discussing in this series: Russia / Ukraine, inflation, and others key...

Duration:00:36:55

2022 Year-end toolkit: Elevate your next audit committee meeting

1/19/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process – from closing the books to finalizing reports. In this episode, Heather Horn was joined by Stephen Parker, a partner in PwC’s Governance Insights Center, to discuss the ways that finance teams can effectively communicate with those charged with governance – and for 2022, it’s all about timely discussions that are responsive to the current environment. In this episode, you’ll hear...

Duration:00:38:37

Talking ESG: Recap of the ISSB’s fast-paced deliberations

1/18/2023
The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has been working quickly through deliberations on its proposals to create a comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures. Since we last covered the ISSB’s deliberations in October 2022, the Board has met four more times for redeliberations on draft standards – and each meeting was chock full of action. This week, Heather Horn was joined by Andreas Ohl and Katie Woods to unpack the dialogue and tentative decisions reached...

Duration:00:50:07

2022 Year-end toolkit: Managing materiality assessments

1/17/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process – from closing the books to finalizing reports. In this episode, PwC’s US Trust Solutions Quality Management leader, Michael Mullen, joins us to share his expertise managing materiality judgments and to provide insights into recent SEC activity related to materiality. In this episode, you’ll hear discussion of: 1:45 -5:13 -10:04 -15:54 -23:44 - 31:51 -Check out other episodes of...

Duration:00:48:28

2022 Year-end toolkit: Conquering the cash flow statement

1/12/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process – from closing the books to finalizing reports. In this episode, PwC National Office director Suzanne Stephani joins us to discuss the most timely issues preparers face on the statement of cash flows, focusing on the transactions and topics that are arising more frequently in today’s macroeconomic environment. In this episode, you will hear reminders on the cash flow treatment...

Duration:00:36:55

2022 Year-end toolkit: Income tax accounting reminders

1/10/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process. In this episode, PwC partner Jennifer Spang joins us to discuss year-end income tax accounting reminders and what you need to know about recent tax law changes and standard setting activity. In this episode, you will hear reminders on: 1:12 - 5:42 -8:08 - 13:02 -17:29 - 27:31 -36:06 - Stay tuned for the next episode in our Year-end toolkit series. Listen to previous podcasts in...

Duration:00:40:02

2022 Year-end toolkit: Accounting reminders for uncertain times

1/5/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process. In this episode, PwC National Office leaders join us to discuss what is top of mind for each of them on year-end reporting, including the impact of macroeconomic and geopolitical events. In this episode, you will hear reminders on: 1:3913:3623:3029:5933:4939:0951:15Stay tuned for the next episode in our Year-end toolkit series. Listen to our previous 2022 SEC comment letter...

Duration:00:58:12

2022 Year-end toolkit: Navigating issues in uncertain times

1/3/2023
In each episode of our Year-end toolkit series, our guests discuss key areas of the year-end reporting process. PwC National Quality Organization leader, Tim Carey, joins us this week to kick off the series with his advice on dealing with the impact of broad macroeconomic issues, resolving complex technical issues, and staying ahead of the curve on the year-end close. In this episode, our guests will discuss: 4:54 - 16:15 -20:21 -22:50 -31:54 -36:25 - 39:07 -Stay tuned for upcoming...

Duration:00:46:46

Talking ESG: What’s inside our 2022 global investor survey

12/22/2022
This month, PwC released its 2022 Global Investor Survey, covering a range of topics from investor priorities to the continued focus on ESG. In this week’s special episode, Heather Horn was joined by Hilary Eastman, PwC’s Head of Global Investor Engagement, to unpack the survey’s findings, including key areas of focus of those who invest in US companies. In this episode, our guests discuss: For more information on proposed ESG rules, read our In the loop, ESG reporting: Preparing for...

Duration:00:37:25

What you missed at the 2022 AICPA Conference

12/21/2022
The 2022 AICPA & CIMA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments included representatives from the SEC, PCAOB, FASB, IASB, and other market participants. Speakers provided deep dives into regulations and standards, insights on SEC areas of focus, and more. Heather Horn was joined by Angela Fergason and Kyle Moffatt, National Office partners, to discuss highlights and takeaways from this year’s Conference. In this episode, you’ll hear discussion of: Want to learn more about the SEC’s...

Duration:00:47:15

SEC enforcement actions: 2022 SEC comment letter trends

12/20/2022
In each episode of our 2022 SEC comment letter trends series, our guests bring you the latest themes in comment letters from the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. To conclude the series, this week Heather Horn sat down with Pete Driscoll, a partner in PwC’s National Office, to discuss trends noted in SEC enforcement actions this year, including the increase in cases related to topics on the SEC’s current agenda, such as ESG and cybersecurity. In this episode, you’ll hear discussion...

Duration:00:26:58

Talking ESG: What’s next for EU reporting requirements?

12/15/2022
On November 22, 2022, EFRAG submitted a draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) to the European Commission. In this week’s special episode, Heather Horn was joined by Emily Kirsch to discuss the latest CSRD developments and how CSRD compares to other climate proposals. In this episode, our guests discuss: 1:36 -6:17 -9:25 -16:35 -19:54 -22:58 - For more information on the proposed rule, see our In brief on the submission of the draft ESRS and listen to the audio version of...

Duration:00:31:07

The quarter close - fourth quarter 2022

12/14/2022
In the fourth quarter 2022 edition of The quarter close, we provide timely reminders on topics that should be top of mind this year end. We also help you navigate the financial reporting impact of various cost-cutting measures put in motion by the current economic environment. Lastly, we provide the latest on global ESG reporting proposals and the FASB’s standard-setting activities. Listen to The quarter close for these and other relevant accounting and reporting topics you should consider...

Duration:00:35:41

Current events: 2022 SEC comment letter trends

12/13/2022
In each episode of our 2022 SEC comment letter trends series, our guests bring you the latest themes in comment letters from the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. This week, Heather Horn was joined by PwC partner Pat Durbin to discuss emerging comment letter trends related to current macroeconomic and geopolitical events. In this episode you’ll hear discussion of: 1:35 -4:16 -6:43 - 9:44 -11:56 - 13:58 -17:38 - 20:10 -Want to learn more? Check out our analysis of SEC comment letter...

Duration:00:26:45

Talking ESG: FAQs on the SEC climate disclosure proposal

12/8/2022
The SEC climate disclosure proposal continues to be a key topic of conversation as companies work through readiness assessments and contemplate process implementations. This week, Heather Horn was joined by Valerie Wieman, a partner in PwC’s National Office, to revisit the proposal and talk through some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. In this episode, you’ll hear them discuss: 1:49 - 4:38 -8:38 -10:34 -16:07 -22:24 -24:05 -27:44 -Want to learn more about the SEC’s...

Duration:00:31:18

MD&A: 2022 SEC comment letter trends

12/6/2022
In each episode of our 2022 SEC comment letter trends series, our guests bring you the latest themes in comment letters from the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. Kyle Moffatt, PwC National Office partner, is back in the guest seat with our host, Heather Horn, to share key insights on the #1 top SEC comment letter trend in 2022, MD&A. In this episode you’ll hear discussion of: 1:27 -8:01 -11:45 -14:56 - 19:41 -24:20 -33:12 -Want to learn more? Check out our analysis of SEC comment...

Duration:00:43:02

Special episode: Unpacking the 2022 midterm elections

12/1/2022
In this week's special episode, we cover some key takeaways coming out of the 2022 midterm elections. Host Heather Horn sat down with Michael O’Brien of PwC’s Office of Government, Regulatory Affairs, & Public Policy group to discuss how the midterm election outcomes may impact companies and what we can expect from Congress over the next two years. In this episode you’ll hear: 1:40 -7:40 - 13:42 -18:13 -22:12 -28:44 - 35:28 -40:33 -Want to learn more about recent federal actions? Check out...

Duration:00:44:53