Managing Director, Deloitte

Chris Chiriatti is a Managing Director in Deloitte’s National Office – Accounting and Reporting Services Group. In this role, Chris consults with engagement teams and clients on complex accounting matters and works with clients on analyzing and implementing complex accounting standards under both US GAAP and IFRS. Chris’ primary areas of expertise are revenue recognition, leasing, accounting for cloud computing arrangements and software development costs, business combinations, accounting for long lived assets, income taxes and CECL for commercial entities.

Chris is also one of the primary authors of Deloitte’s Roadmap to Applying the New Revenue Recognition Standard and contributing author to Deloitte’s Roadmap to Applying the New Leasing Standard. Chris has also authored various other external publications addressing accounting for cloud computing arrangements, agile software development, CECL for commercial entities and revenue recognition. Chris is also an audit leader for Accounting and Reporting Advisory services. In this capacity, Chris oversees accounting and reporting advisory service includes new standards implementation, accounting on-call advisory services, accounting for technology transformation, IFRS to US GAAP conversions and SEC reporting. Chris also the revenue recognition, cloud computing and software capitalization subject matter lead for the National On-call Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice.

Chris has been involved on over 40 revenue recognition implementation projects covering almost all industries is leads the implementation service offering for CECL for non-financial institutions and cloud computing arrangements. Chris has also led multiple process transformation projects related to accounting for software development cost. Chris is also the host for Deloitte’s Quarterly Accounting Round-up D’Breif series. The Quarterly Accounting Round-up D’Briefs are free virtual events that cover current accounting and reporting developments and trends and are attended by over 10,000 participants each quarter.