Mr. William (Bill) Sofsky is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting in the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte. Bill joined UNC Charlotte in 2015. He has nearly thirty years of accounting and industry experience. After starting his career in public accounting, Bill worked in accounting, finance and treasury roles in the insurance industry for twenty-six years. During his insurance industry career, Bill worked for international insurance groups including four years of international experience in The Netherlands. Bill has experience in IFRS, US GAAP and US statutory basis financial reporting for insurance entities and is a former member of the American Council of Life Insurers Reinsurance Accounting Committee. Just prior to joining UNC Charlotte, Bill served as the chief accounting officer of the US Life operations of a large global reinsurance company. He is a certified public accountant currently licensed in North Carolina and a Fellow of the Life Management Institute. Bill holds a B.B.A. in accounting and an M.B.A. in finance from Loyola University Maryland.