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Matthew Esposito




Executive summary


Matt is a Principal in the Accounting Advisory Services practice of Grant Thornton and is located in New York City. Matt has over 20 years of experience advising on technical accounting issues under U.S. GAAP and IFRS. He has focused on technical accounting related to derivatives and hedging, financial asset transfers, consolidation, credit losses, leasing, revenue recognition, and debt and equity classification.


Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Matt was a Managing Director and Global Head of Accounting Policy for Citigroup’s Institutional Client Group. During this time, he also chaired the North America Accounting Committee for ISDA. Prior to his role at Citigroup, Matt was an Assistant Director of Technical Activities at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) where he was the lead staff member on final standards related to financial instruments, credit losses (CECL), hedging activities, leasing, and consolidation.


Matt began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York where he became a Director in the Financial Instruments and Credit Group and an alum of their National Professional Services Group.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant, New York


Community involvement

  • Treasurer, PTSA Hastings-on-Hudson



  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Binghamton University

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