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Life Sciences Accounting & Reporting Congress
March 26-28, 2024
Hilton at Penn's LandingPhiladelphia, PA

Robert Auslander
Vice President, Internal Audit at Bausch & Lomb


Rob joined Bausch Health (parent Company of Bausch & Lomb) during 2016 and has been responsible for providing guidance on complex accounting matters, auditing, internal controls, system development, and accounting policies in support of all operations and functions. Rob has extensive knowledge of controls, compliance, and accounting pronouncements gained from 30+ years of experience working for large multinational corporations. Rob currently manages the Internal Auditing and Enterprise Risk Management functions for Bausch and Lomb and recently lead a team to separate the finance functions for Bausch & Lomb from the parent company Bausch Health, which enabled both companies to operate as separate standalone entities. While at Bausch Health Rob was responsible for issuance of over fifty accounting policies, as well as the adoption of significant new FASB account standards related to revenue and leasing. Prior to Joining Bausch Health, Rob worked for Tyco International for 9 years and was responsible for providing guidance to Tyco’s global business and operations on, controls, compliance, complex accounting matters, and business M&A activity. While at Tyco Rob was instrumental in separating the Company into three public companies and building global Technical Accounting and Compliance teams. Prior to joining Tyco Rob was responsible for Technical Accounting Research for Cendant Corporation and was instrumental in the spin-off and sale of Cendant Corporation into four separate public companies. Prior to Joining Cendant, Rob worked for Lucent Technologies and KPMG. Rob has spoken at various events on accounting matters, controls, and policies, and recently served as Bausch Health’s delegate to the FEI’s Committees on Corporate Reporting. Rob has training experience as both an adjunct professor and providing CPE training both in person and virtually. Rob is a member of the NJSCPA and AICPA. He earned his BS degree from Ithaca College and has an MBA from Rutgers University.

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Agenda Sessions

  • General Audit & Tax Planning – Overview of the Technical Accounting and SEC Standards