Jim Brendel

James Brendel, CPA, CFE, is the national director of audit quality for Hein & Associates LLP, a full-service public accounting and advisory firm with offices in Denver, Houston, Dallas and Southern California. He specializes in SEC reporting and assists companies with public offerings and complex accounting issues. Brendel can be reached at jbrendel@heincpa.com or 303.298.9600.

Articles by Jim Brendel

Shocker: Financial reporting just got easier
Two FASB changes help startups, RE and oil & gas

Financial reporting: What happened, what’s ahead
Dodd-Frank rulemaking, slow progress toward convergence

Accounting for change
A look at what really happened in 2012

Another seven key changes to annual reporting
These could be game-changers

Seven key changes in annual reporting
Your company needs to know about these

The rocky road to new revenue standards
They'll impact a key measure of business success

The rocky road to new revenue standards
They'll impact a key measure of business success

Private company accounting, simplified
Here are some of the potential areas that could be tweaked

Seven must-know accounting changes
Plus others to watch for in 2011

How to stay off the SEC’s radar
Steer clear of these three hot buttons

Questions from the SEC? Don’t panic!
It's just a sign of the times

The Pandora’s Box of international accounting standards
Costs, complexity -- and litigation

International accounting standards: why they might not be for us
They could mean more expense and hassle for U.S. companies

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