Emily Hildebrand, CPA is an author for GAAP Reporter and Catalyst: US GAAP. She is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas. She began her career in public accounting, where she provided risk advisory services to oil and gas, financial services, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing companies. Emily has since worked in industry as an internal auditor and financial analyst. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting magna cum laude at University of Texas at Dallas, where she went on to earn her master’s in Accounting as a scholar with high distinction.