Susan Yount
Director, Reporting Practices

Susan Yount

Susan Yount is the Director of Reporting Practices for Workiva. Previously, she served as the Associate Chief Accountant in the Office of Interactive Data at the SEC.

Content by Susan Yount:

XBRL for Newly Public Companies

Is my XBRL accurate?
April 21, 2014

S-1? Congratulations! Cue the balloons and confetti!

Now that the celebration has been taken care of, there are a few other things that need to be addressed. Once your company goes public, you will have a lot more rules and regulations to keep track of, not to mention numerous reports to prepare and file with the SEC.

You're probably aware that public companies are filing their financial statements and footnotes in XBRL, and you may be wondering how that works. If you haven't previously filed with the SEC, you'll submit your first XBRL filing with your first 10-Q.