Professor Wilks is the EY Professor of Accounting and former Director of BYU’s School of Accountancy. From 2006 to 2008, he worked as an academic fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, Connecticut. While there, he led the development of the new international standard on revenue recognition, a standard that was released in May 2014. Professor Wilks also served from 2008-2009 as an academic advisor to the International Accounting Standards Board in London, England. He has also served as a technical advisor to Connor Group, which provides technical GAAP review, IPO services, and SEC reporting guidance to firms preparing for IPO. In January 2014, the US Financial Accounting Foundation appointed him to the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council.
Posts Authored by Jeff Wilks
Many digital marketing arrangements involve consideration payable to a customer. Learn whether such payments should be a reduction of revenue or a marketing expense.
Take a look at how early adopter, Alphabet Inc., disclosed its disaggregation of revenue in its financials, and see what the SEC had to say about it.
Take a look at how early adopter, Ford Motor Company, disclosed its disaggregation of revenue in its financials, and see what the SEC had to say about it.
Implementing ASC 606 requires a substantial amount of time and expertise, with specific challenges rising in each industry. Gain a deeper understanding of the key issues that A&D entities face as they transition to ASC 606.
Software no longer has industry-specific guidance. See how to recognize revenue for Cloud-Software hybrid contracts under ASC 606. Extended example included.
Analyze a hypothetical licensing contract for IP with sales-based royalties and a minimum guarantee under Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
Key findings of PwC’s Revenue Recognition Survey and guidance on using this interactive tool. Expectations and best practices for SAB 74 Disclosures.
Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 606 places the responsibility on management to recognize revenue in a way that “depict[s] the transfer of promised goods and services to customers in an amount … [they] expect to be entitled,” per ASC 606-10-05-3. For…
Explore the process of continued improvement to ASC 606 as stakeholders raise concerns, questions, and implementation issues to the TRG.