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Wesley R. Bricker

Wesley R. Bricker

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant
Washington, DC, USA


Wes is the Chief Accountant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In the role, he serves as the principal advisor to the SEC on accounting and auditing matters.  He consults with registrants, auditors and other industry representatives, and is responsible for the oversight of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), among the other duties of the Chief Accountant.

He joined the SEC from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was a partner responsible for clients in the banking, capital markets, financial technology, and investment management sectors.  

Earlier, he served as a professional accounting fellow in Office of the Chief Accountant and prior to that held various audit and professional practice positions at PwC, including in the firm’s national office during the global financial crisis advising on complex financial accounting matters.      

Mr. Bricker is trained as an accountant and lawyer with degrees from Elizabethtown College and the American University Washington College of Law. He is licensed to practice as a certified public accountant in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey and as an attorney in New York.
Wesley R. Bricker is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting? - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 13, 2017
What Audit Committees Need to Know - Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual), Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Accounting and Auditing Developments for 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know! - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Accounting - The SEC Speaks in 2018, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Inquiring Audit Committees Want to Know (and Need to Know)               - Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting? - What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting?, Monday, November 13, 2017
What Audit Committees Need to Know - What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Accounting and Auditing Developments for 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know! - Accounting and Auditing Developments for 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know! , Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Accounting - Accounting, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Inquiring Audit Committees Want to Know (and Need to Know)               - Inquiring Audit Committees Want to Know (and Need to Know)               , Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting? - What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting?, Monday, November 13, 2017
What Audit Committees Need to Know - What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, December 05, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting? - What’s New in Accounting and Financial Reporting?, Monday, November 13, 2017
What Audit Committees Need to Know - What Audit Committees Need to Know, Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Accounting and Auditing Developments for 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know! - Accounting and Auditing Developments for 2018: What Lawyers Need to Know! , Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Accounting - Accounting, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Inquiring Audit Committees Want to Know (and Need to Know)               - Inquiring Audit Committees Want to Know (and Need to Know)               , Tuesday, April 17, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Sunday, December 03, 2017, New York, NY
Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual), Wednesday, December 06, 2017, New York, NY
Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Friday, February 09, 2018, London
The SEC Speaks in 2018, Saturday, March 03, 2018, Washington, DC
Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2018, Monday, April 23, 2018, New York, NY
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