Technical Accounting

We Handle the Complexity So Management Can Manage

Technical accounting requires in-depth experience in a variety of complex areas. Keeping current with new accounting standards and proactively evaluating the accounting for unique transactions can be daunting for even the most talented finance teams. By identifying and resolving any technical accounting challenges, we prevent them from impacting the broader business. Our accounting advisory professionals routinely assist our clients with researching, analyzing, documenting and implementing the accounting for the most complicated transactions, allowing management to avoid audit adjustments while focusing on their day-to-day operations.

Explore Our Technical Accounting Services

We’ll support you with a variety of technical accounting services for complex transactions and operational efficiency. Here’s how we deliver what matters:

  • Discontinued Operations
  • Statements of Cash Flows
  • Changes and Error Corrections
  • Earnings Per Share
  • Segment Reporting
  • Equity Method and Joint Ventures
  • Cost Method Investments
  • Impairments of Intangible Assets
  • Impairment of Long-lived Assets
  • Exit & Disposal Costs
  • Debt & Equity Instruments
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Restructuring
  • Stock-Based Compensation
  • Business Combinations
  • Consolidations
  • Derivatives and Hedging
  • Foreign Currency Matters
  • Lease Accounting
  • Reorganizations
  • Subsequent Events
  • SEC Reporting
  • Variable Interest Entities
  • Commodity Transactions
  • Cryptocurrency Matters

Our Specialties

The WilliamsMarston team consists of strong performers with extensive accounting capabilities. We can assist you with the following:

Process Technical Accounting

Additional Resources

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