February 25, 2016 | 2 – 3PM ET | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording Available

 

Have you ever been part of a conversation regarding foreign exchange risk, thought everyone was on the same page, but ended up worlds apart? Aligning this conversation among Treasury, Accounting, Procurement and Boards can be a big hurdle to overcome, but tackling this is the first step to a successful hedging program. Whether you have a sophisticated FX program or you are just getting started, it is imperative to have a strong foundation in your hedging program to achieve the economic and accounting risk profile you desire. This webinar will lay out a framework which will assist your company in aligning FX conversations, analyzing your risk profile, and applying hedge accounting based on your key financial metrics.



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In this webinar, Chatham will cover the following learning objectives:
– Understand the importance of aligning how you talk about FX across your organization
– Understand how certain FX risks manifest in your financial statements
– Evaluate when to apply hedge accounting … and when not

 

Speakers:
Aaron Jacob is a member of the Accounting Advisory team working with corporate clients. Prior to joining Chatham, Aaron worked at the Financial Accounting Standards Board in Connecticut where he focused on accounting for insurance contracts, not-for-profit entities, and responding to technical inquiries on a variety of issues including derivatives, foreign currency, and business combinations. Aaron has also worked as a consultant with Connor Group, where he provided pre-IPO and technical accounting services. Aaron graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University with a BS in Accounting. He also earned a MA in Accounting from BYU. Aaron is a CPA in the state of Colorado.

 

Jamie WeaverJamie Weaver is a member of the Accounting Advisory team and serves public real estate companies. Prior to joining Chatham, Jamie worked in the assurance practice at PwC. Jamie also served on the accounting team at Exelon Generation Company as well as on the Corporate Accounting team at DuPont. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in accounting and minors in Spanish and History, and holds an active CPA license.