Digital Assets, The Benefits and Challenges of Adoption

Digital assets are quickly becoming mainstream with more retail consumers and businesses jumping into the asset class.

As businesses continue to explore, plan for, and expand their digital asset strategy it’s important to understand the benefits while also acknowledging the challenges so you’re prepared to make your digital assets strategy a success.

In this webinar, TaxBit experts will discuss the following:

  • The opportunities driving top organizations into digital assets

  • The three primary challenges that companies encounter 

    • Data aggregation, tracking, and normalization

    • Calculation scalability, scope, and accuracy

    • Operationalization via reporting and system integrations

  • How companies can successfully navigate the challenges to ensure the success of their digital asset strategy

     

Lindsay Long

Partner, Financial Services, EY

Sean Riley

Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY

Aaron Jacob

Head of Enterprise Resource Planning

Jordan Hansen

Subject Matter Expert Manager

Available On Demand

About the Speakers

Lindsay Long

Partner, Financial Services, EY

Lindsay is a New York based Partner of Financial Services at EY. She brings with her fifteen years of expert experience. Lindsay enthusiastically supports CFOs and finance functions through sustainable growth, strategic transactions and transformation.

She has significant experience advising banks, broker dealers, asset managers, FinTechs, digital asset companies, and other financial institutions in US, London, Sydney and Mumbai.

Lindsay is passionate about growth markets and financial services innovation, specializing in IPO/SPAC readiness, regulatory compliance, ESG, and finance optimization.

Sean Riley

Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY

Sean is a San Francisco based Senior Manager in the Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) practice of EY. He has over ten years’ experiencein financial services working primarily in New York, Illinois and California,where he has provided both external audit and advisory services to global financial services institutions, regional and community banks, and digital asset exchanges.

In the last few years, Sean has focused primarily on the Blockchain and FinTech sectors, assisting these technology companies through various phases of their growth journey, including audit readiness, IPO readiness, mergers and acquisitions, and transformation projects focusing on impacts to accounting, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, governance and internal controls.

Aaron Jacob

Head of Enterprise Resource Planning

Aaron Jacob serves as TaxBit's as Head of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). In this role, Aaron leads TaxBit’s efforts to build and scale the TaxBit Corporate Accounting Suite—the first-ever, SEC- and Big 4-grade ERP solution for digital assets.

Prior to TaxBit, Aaron spent eight years at Chatham Financial working with the treasury and accounting teams of corporate and large financial services clients. He advised companies on: derivative portfolio management; finance and accounting process transformation; technical accounting solutions; and oversaw the development of Chatham’s core financial services technology. During this time, Jacob worked across many asset classes including: equities, foreign currency, interest rates, and commodities.

Aaron previously worked at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), where he assisted the Board in making improvements to US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). 

He has a Master’s Degree in Accounting from BYU and earned his MBA from The Wharton School where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.

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Jordan Hansen

Subject Matter Expert Manager

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