Partner, Audit, Financial Services, KPMG US
Robert B. Sledge
Partner, Audit, Financial Services
Robert serves some of KPMG’s leading crypto clients and specializes in emerging accounting and auditing issues associated with digital assets. In addition, he is a member of the AICPA’s Digital Assets Working Group. He has more than 15 years of experience providing audit and accounting advisory services across a range of industries, including banking and insurance. His varied experience in audit, advisory, regulation, and standard-setting give him a balanced perspective in approaching new issues.
Prior to his current role, Robert served in KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice and as a professional accounting fellow in the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant in Washington, DC. At the SEC his areas of focus included credit losses (CECL), cryptocurrencies/ICOs, and international matters. He also led the consolidations topic team and was an active member of the financial assets and derivatives, compensation, and income taxes topic teams.
Previously, Robert served a two-year secondment in KPMG’s International Standards Group in London, supporting KPMG’s global financial instruments topic team, as well as KPMG’s representative on the IFRS Interpretations Committee.
Robert started his career with KPMG’s Accounting Advisory practice. Before joining KPMG he served as a postgraduate technical assistant at the Financial Accounting Standards Board.