In her role as Senior Director, external reporting, technical accounting, stock administration and mergers & acquisitions, Jillian oversees the accounting and administration for stock-based compensation and related activities under both US GAAP and IFRS. Jillian also provides technical accounting guidance to Adobe’s business units and other functional areas and is responsible for purchase accounting, including equity conversion and equity valuation related to mergers and acquisitions. She has led Adobe’s implementation efforts related to the adoption of various new accounting standards. Since joining Adobe, Jillian has been heavily involved in determining the financial impacts related to changes in equity compensation as well as the preparation, review and filing of Adobe’s SEC filings on Forms 10-Q and 10-K including XBRL.
Prior to joining Adobe, Jillian was part of the Audit and Assurance group at Deloitte. She has also held various finance and accounting related positions with the Ritz Carlton, LLC and the Walt Disney Corporation.
Jillian received her undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University and continued her accounting studies at the University of Hawaii. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Equity Professional (CEP). Jillian is also a regular speaker on equity related topics and has recently spoken at events hosted by E*TRADE and GEO.