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This week, Connor Group’s Aleks Zabreyko and Caroline Yan are joining ACS at their two-day Revenue Recognition virtual conference, on March 23 and 24. Aleks and Caroline will lead attendees through an interactive discussion on a series of real-world scenarios related to ASC 606. They will share their recommended solutions and address the latest developments in key areas, significant changes, scope, disclosure, and impacts. Because best practices continue to evolve and there are a number of areas where companies are still searching for answers, there will be plenty of examples in this detailed case study. Participants will gain insight into the latest accounting rule changes as well as a greater understanding of the big picture concepts from an SEC perspective.
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Partner, Technical Accounting
Strategic Markets Leader
Aleks is Partner and Strategic Markets Leader in Connor Group’s Technical Accounting and IPO Services practice. In addition to client service, Aleks focuses on the firm’s market activity in several geographies, including Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Seattle. He is also responsible for interactions with regulatory organizations and several of our business alliances.
Aleks has hands-on US GAAP and IFRS experience advising clients and other Connor Group professionals in areas such as revenue recognition, complex financial instruments, leases, consolidation, business acquisitions and dispositions, stock compensation, capital markets, SEC reporting, and complex or unique transactions. He has in-depth familiarity with issues affecting emerging growth companies, both private and public, in the technology, software, cloud, clean energy, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Prior to his current role, Aleks founded and led our Professional Practice organization. He also directed the development of the firm’s guidance and client services in relation to the new revenue recognition rules of ASC 606.
He is a member of the Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) of the AICPA, Financial Reporting Committee of the IMA, and Auditing Practice and Accounting Standards committee of California Society of CPAs. Additionally, Aleks is part of the AICPA Digital Assets Task Force, which develops nonauthoritative accounting and auditing guidance for cryptocurrencies, tokens, and other assets. He has presented on a variety of accounting topics at conferences and webinars.
Prior to joining Connor Group in 2009, Aleks spent 17 years with the Ernst & Young audit practice. He is a Certified Public Accountant (California) and Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (the United Kingdom).
Director, Technical Accounting
Caroline is a Director in Connor Group’s Technical Accounting and IPO Services practice. During her time at Connor Group, she has worked on engagements such as IPO readiness, S-1 filings, and various accounting assessments in complex transactions. She has developed in-depth technical knowledge of revenue recognition, lease, stock-based compensation, debt and equity financing transactions, embedded derivatives, and variable interest entities.
In addition to involving in various ASC 606 client engagements, Caroline has actively participated in Connor Group’s ongoing communication process with FASB and AICPA, developed and reviewed training materials, and co-instructed internal trainings and external conferences on matters related to various technical topics.
Prior to joining Connor Group, Caroline worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers with client engagements across semiconductor, software and internet, medical device and startup companies. Caroline is a Certified Public Accountant (California). She has a Master of Accountancy from Washington University in Saint Louis (Missouri) and Master of Science in Business Administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands).