Scott Muir is a partner in KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice (DPP) heavily focused on technical accounting and reporting matters. Scott spent two and a half years as a practice fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) where he was a leading member of the project team responsible for the new leases standard (ASC 842), as well as a leading member of the project teams for the FASB/IASB Joint Transition Resource Group for Revenue Recognition and the associated amendments to the revenue recognition standard on (a) identifying performance obligations and licensing; (b) gross versus net revenue reporting; and (c) clarifying the guidance on collectibility. Scott also led the project on customers’ accounting for fees paid in cloud computing arrangements.
Scott is in the accounting standards group at DPP and is the co-leader of the DPP leases topic team, as well as a member of the topic teams for revenue recognition, business combinations, and accounting for long-lived assets. Scott is a core member of the national office project teams producing firm guidance and supporting implementation of the revenue recognition and lease accounting standards. Scott is a frequent speaker/presenter at KPMG and industry conferences.
Prior to joining KPMG's national office in 2012, Scott led the technical accounting and SEC reporting functions at a large public software company and worked in KPMG’s Technical Accounting Advisory Services and Audit groups.
Scott is a certified public accountant in New York, Connecticut, Illinois, and Colorado.