Michael Cheng | AICPA ENGAGE 2019

Michael Cheng

CPA
Partner, Frazier & Deeter
Atlanta, GA

Mike Cheng joined Frazier & Deeter in 2019 as the Partner who oversees the firm’s professional practices related to accounting and audit. As part of his role, Mike specializes in assisting clients with complex accounting and financial reporting issues.

Prior to joining Frazier & Deeter, Mike was a Senior Project Manager at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). At the FASB, Mike served as the Private Company Council (PCC) coordinator, where he was responsible for all PCC related matters. In addition, Mike led projects to: simplify the accounting for nonemployee share-based payments, help shape the future of the FASB technical agenda and improve consolidations guidance (VIE guidance). Most recently, Mike worked on the FASB’s implementation team on revenue recognition (ASC Topic 606) and lease accounting (ASC Topic 842).

Prior to joining the FASB, Mike held various management positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mike was an Audit Senior Manager―Private Company Services in the firm’s Stamford, Connecticut office. From 2003-2011, he also held roles of increasing responsibility in PwC’s Core Assurance divisions in Buffalo and Rochester, New York.

Mike earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a concentration in Finance from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and AICPA Technical Issues Committee.