Deloitte’s IFRS team under new direction
Deloitte Global’s IFRS office team leader Ken Wild has retired and been replaced by Joel Osnoss and Veronica Poole.
Randall Sogoloff has also been appointed as Deloitte’s global IFRS communications leader.
Osnoss is a partner at Deloitte US and has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, particularly in the field of assurance and advisory services.
He advises companies on the application of US GAAP, IFRS and US Securities and Exchange Commission regulations.
Osnoss represents Deloitte on the Center for Audit Quality’s international practice task force and is also a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) advisory council.
Poole is Deloitte UK’s IFRS centre of excellence leader and a member of the firm’s global IFRS leadership team (GILT).
Poole specialises in financial instruments, foreign exchange and structured finance transactions. She advises the firm’s banking and corporate clients on technical accounting issues and shapes policies and audit guidelines on accounting developments.
Sogoloff is a partner in Deloitte US’s accounting standards and communications group and a specialist in international accounting and financial reporting.
He is a member of the firm’s IFRS centre of excellence and a GILT participant.
From 2003 to 2005, Sogoloff was a FASB accounting practice fellow. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ accounting standards executive committee.
The new IFRS leadership team, which took control on 1 June, are launching a new suite of Deloitte-branded IFRS publications:
· IFRS in Focus, a newsletter covering accounting developments intended to help practitioners understand how they will be affected.
· IFRIC Review, a publication examining matters discussed at the IASB’s IFRS Interpretations Committee.
· Industry-Focused Publications, intended to highlight issues and opportunities pertaining to specific industries as a result of IFRS developments.