Frank J. Beil
The course instructor is a CPA and recognised expert in financial accounting. He has advised the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on the Codification Project on Revenue Recognition. He also conducts seminars on Accounting and Auditing Update, Fair Value Measurements, Accounting for Retirement Benefits, Accounting for Leases, Accounting for Revenue Recognition, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities, and Accounting for Business Combinations.
He is a Managing Director of a firm which specialises in the Energy Industry by consulting on effectively managing operating and financial risk. He is also a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Adjunct Professor of Management at a leading University. His previous experience includes holding positions as CFO for both businesses and non-profits as well as conducting auditing and accounting work for numerous publicly traded companies in the U.S.
He has published articles on accounting topics including Revenue Recognition: Fundamental Principles and Multiple Element Arrangements, and Revenue Recognition: Products and Services, and was named Price Waterhouse Coopers Outstanding Faculty of the Year.
The course instructor holds a Masters of Science in Accounting & Taxation from the University of North Dakota, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.