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James L. Kroeker

Financial Accounting Standards Board
Vice Chairman
Norwalk, CT, USA


James L. Kroeker was appointed a member and vice chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on September 1, 2013. In the latter role, he assists the FASB chairman in representing the Board to external stakeholders and in conducting its internal operations, in addition to serving as a voting member of the Board.

Mr. Kroeker joins the FASB from Deloitte, where he served as the Deputy Managing Partner for Professional Practice. Prior to joining Deloitte in January 2013, he served as the Chief Accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission from January 2009 until his departure in 2012. In this capacity, Jim served as the senior accounting professional for the Commission and the principal advisor to the Commission on all accounting and auditing matters. In his capacity at the SEC, he was responsible for resolution of a wide range of globally significant accounting and auditing issues.

Since joining the Commission in February 2007, Jim played a key role in efforts to improve the transparency and reduce the complexity of financial disclosure. He served as staff director of the SEC's Congressionally-mandated study of fair value accounting standards, and he has led the efforts of the Office of the Chief Accountant to address the economic crisis, including steps to improve off-balance sheet accounting guidelines. Jim also served as the Designated Federal Officer responsible for the staff oversight of the SEC's Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting. He also was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office, including resolution of accounting and auditing practice issues, rulemaking, and oversight of the FASB and PCAOB.

Prior to joining the SEC, Jim was a partner at Deloitte in the firm's Professional Practice Network and was responsible for providing consultation and support regarding the implementation, application, communication and development of accounting standards, including disclosure and reporting matters. Jim was Deloitte & Touche's representative on the AICPA Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC). He also served as a Practice Fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Jim received a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Nebraska in May 1992.

James L. Kroeker is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know - Financial Reporting Developments: What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About - SEC Developments Audit Committee Members Need to Know About, Tuesday, June 12, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Tuesday, July 07, 2015, New York, NY
Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2018: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Monday, June 18, 2018, New York, NY
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