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Kyle Moffatt

Kyle Moffatt



"The most important skill that will lead to future success is an ability to interact well with people."

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Kyle's work combines: Business, Law, and Helping People

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Day In The Life


I deliver high-quality assurance support for public companies and private companies looking to go public.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree


    University of Maryland, College Park

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Accountants and Auditors:

Bachelor's Degree: Accounting

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Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    I graduated from college in 1995 and started working at Ernst & Young LLP.

  • 2.

    At EY, I worked on public and private company audits in numerous industries from large SEC registrants to non-profit companies to pension plan audits.

  • 3.

    I received an early promotion to manager in 1999. In 2000 I entered the professional accounting fellowship program in the Division of Corporation Finance (DCF) at the SEC.

  • 4.

    In 2002, I decided to remain with the SEC as I struggled with my health until I received a Lyme disease diagnosis in 2006.

  • 5.

    In 2004, I was promoted to Branch Chief in the Telecommunications industry office in DCF and led a team of 5-7 accountants in reviewing public company filings.

  • 6.

    In 2010, I was promoted to the Division's Office of Chief Accountant where I served as an Associate Chief Accountant primarily responsible for the financial services and telecommunications industries.

  • 7.

    From 2012 to 2018, I was an Associate Director and served in multiple roles that included starting and leading a new office and overseeing several industry offices.

  • 8.

    In 2018, I was named Chief Accountant of DCF and in 2019 was asked to lead the Disclosure Review Program in DCF as its Director. In 2020, I joined PwC as partner.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Friends:

    You shouldn't be a CPA—all you will be doing is working with numbers (doing math) and working by yourself.

  • How I responded:

    Accountants are not mathematicians. Accounting is business, finance, and entrepreneurship. Accounting can lead to multiple opportunities