Maria L. Murphy

Maria L. Murphy, CPA, is a freelance writer and editor and a new contributor to Compliance Week. She is a writer and editor for Thomson Reuters Checkpoint and a frequent contributor to the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy and CPA Insider. She has written content for corporate websites, blogs and press releases, including LeaseCrunch, ADP, and IBM. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of the CPA Journal of the NYSSCPA. She spent her career in public accounting and private industry controllership, with extensive experience in accounting, auditing, technical review, and SEC reporting. Her passion is translating technical subject matter into user-friendly language and getting readers excited about accounting and finance topics.