John R. Rieger is the Chief Accountant at the Federal Depository Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Washington, DC in the Division of Risk Management Supervision. Mr. Rieger works on matters related to accounting, auditing, internal controls, financial disclosure, and regulatory reporting. He works on both domestic and international activities affecting financial institutions. Mr. Rieger is the contact point person for the FDIC regional accountants and the questions that arise from examiners in those regions. In performing his duties, he works with FDIC examiners, bankers, regulatory agencies, public accounting firms, trade associations, professional organizations, and accounting and auditing standard-setting bodies at the national and international level. Mr. Rieger also represents the FDIC on the Accounting Experts Group of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.
Mr. Rieger joined the FDIC in May 2016. Before joining the FDIC Mr. Rieger was Vice President of Accounting Policy at U.S. Bank in Minneapolis Minnesota. Mr. Rieger is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds CPA licenses in Florida, Virginia, Colorado and Illinois. Mr. Rieger has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Illinois State University.