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Steve Keifer

Expert Guide | Nine Lessons Private Companies can Learn from Public Companies

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In this guide, we will highlight the nine biggest mistakes that public companies made in underestimating the complexity of the new leasing standard. From finding leases and abstracting data to defining business processes and engaging the business, we will help you to navigate the biggest landmines in your lease accounting journey.

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Lease Accounting Software Evaluation Guide

The Evaluation Guide includes a comprehensive checklist of features for real estate and equipment lease accounting and administration.

LeaseAccelerator Webinar Technical Support

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90 Things to Do Before the Lease Accounting Deadline

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The initial deadlines for the new lease accounting standards are now less than 90 days away and widespread panic is beginning to set in. Most companies are behind schedule either because they underestimated the level of complexity associated with adoption or because of the ripple effects of delays in related projects such as revenue recognition.

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On-Demand Webinar | Lessons Learned from Implementing ASC 842

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Lease Accounting Panel

Learn the Top Five Lessons from Real World Implementations

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Top 5 Lessons Learned Webinar

A panel of experts from RGP and LeaseAccelerator will draw upon real world implementations of ASC 842 to discuss:

  • Budgeting and Planning – How to estimate the project timeline and budget for implementation
  • Leasing Data – How to inventory your leases, abstract the data from leases, and collect additional details from users
  • Project Team – Who to involve on the core team and how to get participation from lines of business
  • Testing – How to design test plans, select sample leases, and execute test plans to ensure accounting accuracy
  • Controls – Which processes, policies, and controls to ensure internal controls over financial reporting
  • Project Governance – How to approach communications with the CFO, CEO, and audit committee

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Asserting Completeness of Lease Population for Audit

Five Strategies to Ensure Completeness of Your Lease Population

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What items will external auditors be focused on after the implementation deadline for lease accounting? There has been little guidance published by the big four firms yet. However, one topic that is raised by auditors at almost every lease accounting conference is the importance of completeness. Specifically, how do you know that you have identified a complete population of all the leases across your enterprise?

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