Accounting Experts Come Together for LeaseQuery’s Fifth Virtual LEASE Summit of 2022

by | Dec 7, 2022

The free virtual event provides 3.0 hours of CPE credit and key insights for the transition to ASC 842 

ATLANTA – December 7, 2022 – LeaseQuery, a leading provider of software built to simplify the complexities of accounting, today announced the LEASE Summit – The FASB Series, an upcoming virtual CPE event highlighting processes that will help private companies smoothly transition to ASC 842. The summit will occur on December 14, 2022, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Speakers include experts from LeaseQuery, Chick-Fil-A Inc., Grant Thornton LLP, and Middleby Corporation. Each session will provide insight into critical processes organizations need to consider throughout their transition and identify controls necessary for post-transition compliance. Attendees will earn up to 3.0 CPE credit hours.

LEASE Summit Highlights:

The summit will feature these insightful sessions:

  • Ask the Accounting Expert Panel  – Compliance and Beyond: The panel will discuss the critical processes organizations need to consider for complete and accurate post-transition lease accounting.

Panel members include: Doug Uhl, Senior Principal, Chick-Fil-A Inc., Emily Fish, Senior Manager, Product Accounting, LeaseQuery, George Azih, CEO & Founder, LeaseQuery, Lisa Kaestle, Audit – Director, Accounting Advisory Services, Grant Thornton Center of Excellence Lead and Stephanie Parker, Senior Financial Analyst, Middleby Corporation

  • Preparing for Year End: Required Disclosures and Asset Impairments: This session will introduce the qualitative and quantitative disclosures required by the new lease accounting standard, ASC 842, highlighting the differences and similarities of these disclosures compared to the legacy accounting standards. Speaker: Jason Parker, CPA, Technical Accounting Consultant, LeaseQuery
  • ASC 842 Policies & Procedures: The presentation will review the policies and procedures organizations should consider before and during the adoption of the new lease accounting standard, ASC 842. Speaker: Amanda Payne, Technical Accounting Consultant, LeaseQuery

The LEASE Summit explores the policies to examine during adoption and their potential impact on a lease portfolio, as well as post-transition audit steps an organization can take to mitigate risks. Attendees will leave the summit armed with the knowledge they need to move forward with their lease accounting transition and comply with confidence.

About LeaseQuery

LeaseQuery makes accountants’ lives easier by simplifying the complex with technology. More than 25,000 financial professionals globally rely on our cloud-based, CPA-approved solutions and in-house accounting expertise to comply with confidence across various FASB, GASB and IASB accounting standards. Our software helps businesses minimize risk, increase efficiency and reduce costs. Learn more about LeaseQuery’s core lease accounting solution, which focuses on easing the mandatory transition to ASC 842, GASB 87 and IFRS 16, or explore additional accounting tools. For more information, visit

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