News & Intelligence

Check this space early and often for updates on RoseRyan and our latest insights into the technically fascinating world of finance and accounting. Journalists looking for a great business story or more information about RoseRyan can contact Sarah Grolnic-McClurg at Pounce PR by e-mail or phone, 510.898.1837.


Our take from the trenches on the latest FASB updates and what you need to know (webinar), 10-11:30am PT (90 minutes)
Don't drown in the never-ending set of new accounting pronouncements. We've synthesized the latest on the new FASB standards, SEC rulemaking updates, and commend letter trends for you in this fast-paced 90 minute webiar. Discover the key changes with revenue recognition, the new leasing rules, what you should be doing now, and how your company may be effected. Register

ACG M&A Conference
Join RoseRyan execs at ACG's M&A Conference on March 2nd here in San Francisco. This summit is held annually for over 400 M&A professionals, LPs, investment bankers, attorneys, and more. Read more.


Beyond rev rec—planning ahead for 2018 financial reporting
The new revenue recognition rules are a big deal, but other new accounting standards deserve attention, too. They must be implemented in fiscal 2018 if you’re a public company in addition to rev rec. Julie Gilson, a senior consultant with our Technical Accounting Group, explains how early adoption can make your life easier a year from now. Read More...

Deal flow in the PE market continues to move—here’s why
What's hot in the deal world at the moment? Fintech and wine to name a few. And private equity investors are prioritizing growth and control in their investment strategies. RoseRyan director Chris Vane has more details in this blog. Read More...

RoseRyan Intelligence

Revenue recognition playbook | Report
Finance teams face some game-time decisions. Any company transitioning to the FASB’s new revenue recognition standard is dealing with a shrinking timeline, uncertain impacts and a flurry of interpretations over what the changes mean. In this essential guide for GAAP followers, RoseRyan, rev rec coaches and finance experts Diana Gilbert and Pat Voll lay out a game plan and set up companies for a smooth implementation. Download the report

5 ways to become a superstar controller | Report
Controllers who stand out from the pack look at transactions not only through their accounting filter but consider the broader commercial needs of the company, too. This report, by interim controller Cheri Koehler, goes through the key ways superstar controllers earn their status by putting on their strategic hats and looking beyond the numbers in all that they do. Download the report

A CFO guide for managing resources | Report
Is it time to curb expenses or is it full speed ahead as the company chases after growth? Plans are always changing, making the CFO's job of managing resources a constant challenge. This report, by seasoned CFO Stephen Ambler, goes through the essentials, from fine-tuning plans and monitoring cash flow to getting the right talent and rightsizing systems. Download

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Kathleen Ryan Appointed to Scott Valley Bank Board
Scott Valley Bank has announced that RoseRyan CEO Kathleen Ryan has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Learn more

RoseRyan Honored as a Great Place to Work
RoseRyan was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Based on extensive ratings in anonymous employee surveys, the national honor distinguishes RoseRyan as a high-trust, high-performing firm. Learn more

Media Coverage

On the Move
Sunday's "On the Move" business column in The San Jose Mercury News ran news of CEO Kathy Ryan's appointment to the board of directors of Scott Valley Bank.

2.10.17 & 2.17.17
How can businesses prepare for the 2017 tax season?
In this year's lists of the largest Bay Area accounting firms, the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal included a quote by RoseRyan senior consultant Mike Ownby. Mike provides sage advice on how a CFO or controller can help a company prepare for the busy tax season. (Subscription required.)

Q&A Interview with Kathy Ryan: Putting Accounting Headaches to Rest, RoseRyan Solves Regulatory Issues for Startups, Others
In this Q&A with the San Jose Mercury News, RoseRyan CEO and founder Kathy Ryan talks about the firm's success in helping hundreds of companies with their accounting and finances since 1993. Kathy highlights the midmarket as the firm's sweet spot, differentiates RoseRyan from its competitors ('we can span the whole life-cycle of a corporation') and fills readers in on why RoseRyan employs many CPAs as consultants yet isn't a CPA firm. Find out 5 things about RoseRyan's leader that you might not have known, too!