DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Graham Dyer, 31, is rejoining Grant Thornton LLP’s Bank Advisory and Regulatory Services practice and National Professional Standards Group following a two-year Professional Accounting Fellowship with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). A senior manager based in Dallas, he will also be a member of the firm’s National Banking Industry Leadership team.
The OCC is the federal agency in charge of chartering, regulating and supervising all national banks and federal savings associations. While there, Dyer assisted with policy development for national banks and federal savings associations. His assignments included liaising with the Financial Accounting Standards Board and International Accounting Standards Board on their joint Financial Instruments Project (Impairment, Classification and Measurement), the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses guidance for Junior Liens and he also served as the OCC’s representative to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s Audit Subgroup. Additionally, he consulted with exam teams in the field on a wide range of accounting, capital policy and regulatory matters and participated in a number of exams of large, complex or troubled institutions.
“Following his invaluable experience at the OCC, Graham brings to Grant Thornton a unique perspective on the issues financial institutions face in the current environment,” said Eddy Ditzler, Grant Thornton’s Central region national professional practice director.
“Graham’s knowledge will be integral to our clients and he will help expand the firm’s bank regulatory capabilities,” said Nichole Jordan, Grant Thornton’s national Banking and Securities industry leader.
Prior to the fellowship, Dyer had extensive experience with integrated financial statement audits and internal audits for commercial banks, mortgage banks and servicers. He also assisted clients with SEC matters and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, he is an active member of his church, Northwest Bible Church, serving in various leadership roles.
Dyer received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
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