The Commodity Hedge Accounting Bonanza: What you need to know to harness the benefits

October 11, 2017 | 2PM EDT / 11AM PDT | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording available

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Hedge accounting is new and improved with commodity hedging being a significant beneficiary of the changes. Come learn about the changes and how you can best leverage them in your company. The discussion will cover key considerations in preparing for implementation, accounting strategies, and financial statement impacts.


In this webinar, Chatham will cover the following learning objectives:
– Understand key changes to hedge accounting guidance
– Understand impacts of hedge accounting changes on commodity hedging
– Understand transition challenges and required preparation
– Gain familiarity with the financial statement impacts of the new hedge accounting guidance as it applies to commodities


Aaron JacobAaron Jacob is a manager on the Accounting Advisory team providing solutions for FX, interest rate, and commodity risk management to corporate clients. Prior to joining Chatham, Aaron worked at the Financial Accounting Standards Board where he focused on a variety of issues including derivatives, foreign currency, and business combinations. Aaron has also worked as a consultant with Connor Group, providing IPO and technical accounting services. Aaron graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University with a BS and MS in Accounting and is a CPA in the state of Colorado. Aaron is also currently enrolled as an MBA student at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Sean MarcellusSean Marcellus is a member of the Accounting Advisory team working with corporate clients. Prior to joining Chatham, Sean worked for five years in public accounting at Reinsel, Kuntz, Lesher LLP. He graduated cum laude from West Chester University with a BS in Accounting.