Ronald G. Pippin, BS, CPA

Ron Pippin is an experienced CPA based in Wheaton, IL. He does independent writing and analysis as well as accounting consultation on a variety of topics.

Ron’s 40 plus year career includes being an audit partner in Arthur Andersen, a member of Andersen’s Professional Standards Group (“national office”) in Chicago, the director of financial reporting for a Fortune 50 company and most recently, the editorial director of CCH’s Accounting Research Manager.

As editorial director of Accounting Research Manager, Ron authored, maintained, and approved all of the updates to the accounting and SEC content in the database. He provided oversight guidance for the audit and other material added to Accounting Research Manager and was the author of the publication SEC Disclosures Checklists. He also reviewed the completeness of the content for other publications, including:

When Accounting Research Manager was purchased by CCH in 2002, Ron was working in Andersen’s national office, where he consulted on technical accounting matters and contributed to the authoring and maintenance of Accounting Research Manager’s content.

Also, while in Andersen’s national office, he discussed numerous accounting and reporting issues with members of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. His work for the Fortune 50 firm included discussion of a complex financial statement presentation issue with the Chief Accountant of the SEC and others from the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant.

Ron is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder, and a member of Financial Executives International, the AICPA, and the Illinois Society of CPAs.