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Jay Tahtah is a PwC partner in the Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services Group. He advises international clients on a variety of complex accounting and reporting matters across a range of industries. With the wave of accounting changes, he has focused on the development of PwC's methodologies and technology solutions. He leads a number of PwC’s partnerships with IT vendors around IFRS changes combing this with PwC’s technology solutions and capabilities. He advises international clients on the end-to-end implementation of major IFRS accounting changes including IFRS 16 Leases. This covers program and project management support, advice on accounting judgments, support with data extraction and validation leveraging PwC’s latest technologies solutions such as robotics and artificial intelligence and the IT systems selection and design, configuration and testing. He is also responsible for various (academic) research publications on IFRS and leasing including PwC’s global leases capitalisation study for IFRS 16 and is a frequent speaker at international financial reporting conferences.