Jill Rapier

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Jill specializes in providing valuation services and financial analysis to clients of all sizes for diverse purposes. These services include business valuations, stock option pricing analyses, purchase price allocations and goodwill/impairment analyses. She is particularly experienced with issues related to ASC Nos. 350, 360, 718, 805 and 820 (formerly SFAS Nos. 142, 144, 123r, 141r and 157, respectively).

She has over 15 years of valuation experience serving clients in a wide range of industries, including biotechnology/pharmaceutical, software development, semiconductor, semiconductor equipment, solar energy, telecommunications, financial services, consumer products, retail and industrial equipment. As part of these engagements, she has performed extensive financial analysis and modeling, compiled and analyzed forecasted cash flow statements, and prepared and defended valuation reports for the SEC, IRS, general litigation and other purposes.

Her previous roles include positions at a Big Four firm and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), where her duties included supervising financial institution examinations and conducting in-depth financial analysis of financial institution asset portfolios. These portfolios included businesses of varying sizes, in manufacturing, real estate, retail, wholesale, import/export, nonprofit and other industries, as well as mortgage-backed securities.

Jill holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of the Pacific. She is active in her community and is a former treasurer, Audit Committee chair and trustee of the Thomas J. Long Foundation.

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Professional History


  • University of the Pacific
  • University of California, Berkeley


  • Financial Strategies Consulting Group
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Industries Served
Jill's Thought Leadership
FASB Proposes Improvements to Deferred Revenue Accounting in Acquisitions
A proposed change to business combination accounting would help companies capture deferred revenue.

March 10, 2021