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Ozan  Karan

Ozan Karan

Deloitte & Touche LLP
Senior Manager, Financial Accounting, Valuation & Securitization
San Francisco, CA, USA

Oz Karan is a Senior Manager in Deloitte & Touche's Accounting, Valuation & Analytics practice ("AVA") in the San Francisco, California office. He has over nine years of accounting, valuation and project management experience with a focus on banking and securities and consumer business clients

In his tenure at Deloitte & Touche, Oz has managed engagement teams and led projects of varying sizes in facilitating the execution of the client service plans. In his current role with AVA, Oz has assisted in advising Deloitte audit teams as well as non-attest relationship clients with accounting and related matters.

He has technical expertise in accounting and reporting for derivatives and hedging activities, securitizations, consolidation accounting, convertible debt and equity transactions troubled debt restructurings, loan modifications, loan accounting, and general investment and revenue recognition accounting under US GAAP as well as IFRS. Oz has also proactively led and managed various projects where he served as the project manager leading a diverse group of professionals in coordination of different projects from planning to execution for maximum productivity.

In the six plus years with AVA, Oz has worked with many of the firm's largest clients in treasury-related infrastructure projects in addressing their implementation issues relating to complex accounting standards, including reconciling IFRS financial statements to U.S. GAAP and vice versa, strategy and structure assessment, accounting and risk management policy development, process design and reengineering, implementation of derivatives/treasury workstation systems and evaluation of operational and technology considerations.

Oz has also been involved in derivative valuation, and has extensive experience helping clients with evaluating the adequacy and operational effectiveness of internal control procedures surrounding the use of interest rate and foreign currency derivatives within the treasury function as well as assessments of foreign currency derivative hedging strategies, capital stock transactions, and financing arrangements.

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