Webinar Details
Course Description

This presentation will provide an overview of the key features and functionalities to look for when selecting a lease accounting software. We will discuss how companies can leverage technology to automate and overcome the complexities of transitioning and sustaining compliance. Learn how the right software can assist with journal entries for transition and month-end close, as well as assist with compiling information for accurate and efficient internal and external financial reporting. Finally, understand how technology can offer assistance with implementing appropriate internal controls.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand what functionalities are needed for compliance
  • Identify features that support internal controls
  • Identify features that improve lease management
  • Recognize the steps to run an effective vendor selection process
Prerequisites
  • None required
Who Should Attend

Accounting and finance professionals whose companies manage a medium-to-high volume of leases will benefit most from this event, along with CPAs who serve clients with a similar volume of leases.

Advanced Preparation

None required.

Presenter Details
  • Justin Shemaria

    Justin Shemaria is a Technical Accounting Manager at LeaseQuery. Prior to joining LeaseQuery, Justin worked in the audit practice at Deloitte and also worked in financial reporting at a publicly-traded fortune 500 company. Justin received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. He is an active Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the AICPA. 


  • Melissa Sacks

    Melissa is the Director of Product at LeaseQuery, where her accounting expertise and interest in building technology to simplify the lives of accountants merge. Melissa has over 17 years of experience in technical accounting and financial reporting and began her career at Deloitte. In her most recent role, prior to joining LeaseQuery, Melissa led the successful implementation of ASC 842 at a publicly traded REIT. Melissa graduated from Penn State University, has an MBA from Villanova University and is a licensed CPA.  

NASBA Sponsor
  • National Registry of CPE Sponsors for the QAS self-study delivery method
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Date & Time
Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:00 PM EDT (see additional timezones)

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