From the focused attention on non-GAAP financial measures to challenges in implementing the new accounting standards, finance executives face an ever-growing need to stay current on the latest reporting developments.

Join KPMG, The J.M. Smucker Company and The University of Akron's George W. Daverio School of Accountancy as we discuss emerging issues and the latest innovations that drive your financial reporting decisions.


Friday, March 23, 2018


8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.


The University of Akron Student Union
303 E. Carroll street
Akron, OH 44325


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Program Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Thomas Calderon – Chair, George W. Daverio School of Accountancy, The University of Akron
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. CFO Roundtable: Current Issues and Challenges Facing CFOs Today
Moderator: Jim Mylen – Partner, KPMG
Ware Grove – Senior Vice President and CFO, CBIZ, Inc
Bradley Richardson – Executive Vice President and CFO, PolyOne Corporation
Michele Santana – CFO, Signet Jewelers Limited
Frank Steinieger - Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, Civeo Corporation
Tony Tricarichi - Interim CFO, Park Place Technologies
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tax Reform and Legislative Update
John Gimigliano – Principal, Washington National Tax, KPMG
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. SEC Hot Topics
Paul Munter – Partner, KPMG
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. The Leases are coming...To Your Balance Sheet
Marybeth Shamrock – Partner, KPMG
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Coffee Talk
Nancy Lakes – Director, Research & Development - Coffee College, The J.M. Smucker Company
Tracy May Adair – Senior Director, Green Coffee Supply Operations, The J.M. Smucker Company
4:15 p.m. Closing Comments

More Information

Contact Shelly Stata at 216-875-8064.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

This session is ideal for professionals in audit, finance, treasury and financial reporting. You may qualify for up to seven (7) CPE credits for this seminar. This is a live, intermediate-level program and no advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • List the key issues facing CFOs today and the evolving CFO agenda
  • Descibe the SEC's key areas of focus for today's financial reporting environment
  • Descibe the role of digital labor in the financial reporting environment
  • Descibe key aspects of the new tax and legislative reforms currently in development