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Frank Richter

Frank Richter

Director, Head of DPP IFRS

KPMG Switzerland

Frank Richter is Director and Head of DPP IFRS.

As specialist for International Accounting and Reporting, Frank helps clients and engagement teams in solving complex accounting issues under IFRS.

Frank joined KPMG in 2007. He started his career in Germany. Frank is a German certified auditor and has experience in auditing separate and consolidated financial statements of private and listed companies of various sizes and industries. As a consultant, he supports his clients during transitions to IFRS, introductions of new IFRS standards, financial statement preparation (separate, consolidated and carve out financials), business combinations (and disposals) and in solving complex accounting issues. In addition, Frank provided expert opinions on accounting issues.

From 2015 to 2017 Frank was seconded to KPMG’s International Standards Group in London where he was involved in solving international accounting issues as well as analyzing new developments under IFRS and preparing guidance for clients and teams. His focus areas in London were leases and business combinations.

Frank is Vice Chair to KPMG’s technical leases team for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He represents KPMG in the EXPERTsuisse Commission for True and Fair View Accounting and is lecturer at the University of Zurich.

Frank has profound knowledge in IFRS and German GAAP. He is regularly writing articles and lecturing about accounting issues.

Education and qualifications
  • Accountant

  • Certified auditing expert

  • Dr. rer. pol.

  • Certified business administrator

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