Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

James Kroeker to Step Down as SEC Chief Accountant Next Month

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced its second high profile resignation in less than a week today when it said that James Kroeker, its chief accountant, will leave the agency in July.

Kroeker, 42, joined the SEC in 2007 as deputy chief accountant before becoming the agency’s top accountant in 2009. During his time at the agency, Kroeker focused on a review of fair value accounting standards and sought to improve reporting of off-balance sheet assets.

“Jim has provided superb counsel on a range of accounting and auditing related matters and has always stressed the importance of accounting to our investor protection mission,” SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro said in a statement.

The SEC said Kroeker plans to return to the private sector. His departure follows a June 15 announcement that former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive Eileen Rominger would step down next month as head of the SEC’s investment management unit.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.