Director, Audit & Assurance
Michelle Gibbs is a director within KPMG’s CFO Advisory practice, specialising in providing accounting solutions for structured transactions with particular focus on the leasing and finance industry.
Michelle is a member of the KPMG ASPAC Topic Team for Leases and regularly talks to lessees and lessors about the impact of the new lease accounting standard. She is currently leading several large Australian AASB 16 (IFRS 16) leasing implementation projects, which involve helping clients structure their projects appropriately, capture and address key accounting and financial reporting issues, and implement leasing system solutions. Previously Michelle worked at Merrill Lynch and then Deutsche Bank in the Accounting Policy Group for 5 years, providing accounting advice to investment banks and their clients on structured transactions.