Office of Chief Accountant Groups
Jan. 18, 2014
- The Accounting group works closely with domestic private-sector accounting bodies such as the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Registrants, auditors, as well as the Divisions of Corporation Finance, Enforcement and Investment Management regularly consult with the group regarding the application of accounting standards and financial disclosure requirements.
- The Professional Practice group works closely with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to develop auditing policies and procedures that promote the development of reliable financial reporting information. This group also manages the resolution of auditor and preparer independence and ethical matters that have been brought to the attention of the Commission
The International Affairs group works with the Accounting and the Professional Practice groups and international accounting, auditing, and regulatory organizations that share similar financial reporting objectives as the Commission.