Key Current Financial and Economic Issues Facing the Financial Executive Webinar
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Key Current Financial and Economic Issues Facing the Financial Executive Webinar

CPE

When
Oct. 6
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $259 | Nonmember: $359


 More Information

Course No.
KFFE-2022-01-WEBNR-279-01
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
None
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, Surgent CPE. After registering, you will receive an email from Surgent CPE with the log-in information.

Description

The course explores the challenges of the current economic trends and analyzes their impact on you as the financial executive in areas of human resource management; credit markets and banking; risk management and pandemic style disruptions; cash flow planning strategies; debt and equity mix impacts in uncertain markets; globalization of the market in times of uncertainty; retirement planning and social security funding; and acquiring distressed companies and assets. Specific recommendations and insights will be offered to you to deal with the challenges.

Highlights

  • Taking a strategic perspective relative to risk management and crisis management
  • Analyzing the impact of current trends in human resources practices in the coming decade on an organization
  • Analyzing the impact of the credit markets on your banking relationships and the financial needs of the organization and the organization’s ability to raise capital
  • Reviewing the impact uncertainty and risk at the operational level relative to short- and intermediate-term decision making
  • Determining the safety and soundness of the financial plans for your organization in an uncertain economic climate specifically as it relates to capital adequacy and strategic direction
  • Managing the debt and equity mix for your organization in a rapidly changing economic landscape
  • Determining the impact that competing in a global marketplace has on an organization and how to take steps to become more competitive globally
  • Evaluating the impact of federal, state, and municipal deficits and unfunded mandates as it relates to tax planning
  • Evaluating retirement programs with Social Security funding for your employees
  • Determining the safety and soundness of your credit and collections processes and selection of customers in an uncertain environment
  • Influencing growth through acquisition of distressed organizations
  • The economic way ahead for the CFO/Controller in 2020 and beyond


Speaker(s)

Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA
Chairman
Semper Finance Inc.

Frank Ryan is Chairman of a management consulting firm in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, specializing in turnarounds, workouts, crisis management, strategic planning and working capital management. He has extensive experience working with banks in negotiating forbearance agreements, loan workouts, capital restructurings, vendor negotiations, and bank lending requirements. 

Prior to his consulting business, Mr. Ryan was the chief operating officer of a mid-sized manufacturing company. Additionally, he is the chairman of the Audit Committees of publicly traded companies and has extensive board level experience in the for-profit and non-profit arenas. He also serves on the board of a publicly traded bank. He is a retired Colonel in the United States Marine Corps, and has served in numerous contingency operations to include Haiti, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He received the “Outstanding AICPA Instructor” award in 1994-95 and again consecutively from 2005 to 2015.

 


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