SEC Financial Reporting – Interview Preparation

SEC Financial Reporting | Interview Prep from Origin Staffing:

O | Interview Prep Videos:

SEC Reporting Requirements | Based on company size (common equity float & annual revenue)


Top 3 SEC Financial Reporting Issues 

1) Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A)

2) Revenue Recognition (per ASC 606)

3) Income Taxes (per ASC 740) – Rate Reconciliation within disclosures (5% Rule), Valuation Allowance

Seminar around SEC Reporting updates for 2019 | Proxy trends to consider

SEC Reporting for REITs | Commentary from the SEC Associate Director


SEC Amends definition of a “Smaller Reporting Company” | Revised Status Parameters – under $250 Million public float OR under $100 Million in annual revenue.

Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules – per SEC | What you need to know

Advice from an SEC Reporting Manager | SEC Reporting Timeline, Tie-Out Binder & 10Q / 10K Rollforward

SEC Reporting Issues for REITs after new Tax Reform Laws | Technical Accounting Expert Interview

Behavioral Interview Questions | If you get stuck, use the: Experience, Learn & Grow framework:

O | Interview Preparation Articles & Other Resources:

  1. LawCast – great collection of short SEC Reporting related information
  2. 14 Interview Questions that all accountants should be able to answer

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