Speaker

Mr. Reed Wilson

Reed Wilson, CPA, CMA is a technical accounting and SEC reporting consultant with over 36 years of accounting policy, internal audit and SEC reporting experience with Exxon Mobil Corporation.  Since January 2011, Reed has provided consulting guidance to public and private companies on business combinations, joint venture formations, and various technical accounting issues.    Wilson is an advisory member of FEI’s Committee on Corporate Reporting, which monitors and responds to issues relating to accounting, auditing, and external reporting.  Within CCR, he leads a working group to address implementation issues for the new Lease Accounting standard.  Wilson is also on the faculty of Practising Law Institute, where he conducts 10-K and accounting workshops.  He has presented on technical accounting panels for Financial Executives International (FEI) and he was a moderator at FEI’s 2016 Pacesetters in Financial Reporting Conference hosted by Pace University in association with FEI and EY.   At ExxonMobil, Wilson was the senior accounting policy advisor responsible for developing and implementing corporate accounting policy, reviewing material business transactions, and preparing SEC filings. He was a member of the IASB Global Preparers’ Forum, the Accounting Committee of the American Petroleum Institute, and the European Oil and Gas Committee, where he participated in preparer advocacy efforts related to regulatory initiatives. Wilson has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Rice University and a degree in economics.