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Perplexing Financial and Economic Issues for the CFO/Controller Webinar

CPE

When
Sept. 12
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $239 | Nonmember: $339


 More Information

Course No.
FECC-2019-01-WEBNR-255-01
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Experience and/or exposure to financial management
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 emergence of regulatory policy as a major impact on an organization’s costs and competitiveness as well as the combined impact of fiscal and monetary policy on financing for organizations are causing CFO/Controllers to understand the impact of decisions well outside their control in order to survive and grow. The financial services bill (Dodd-Frank Bill), health care reform, shortfalls in Social Security, unfunded liabilities, and deficit spending will all be explored relative to their impact on the CFO/Controller and your organization. This course provides guidance to the financial executive in dealing with the financial and accounting issues of these volatile financial markets that the global economy is currently experiencing. Useful tools will be explored to deal with these macro-economic forces for the CFO/Controller.

Highlights

  • Analyze the impact on an organization of current economic trends to include employment, deficits, unfunded liabilities, municipal debt, and interest rates
  • Analyze the impact of the Dodd-Frank Bill on banking relationship and financial needs of the organization
  • Review the impact of the Health Reform legislation
  • Determine the safety and soundness of the financial plans for your organization in an uncertain economic climate
  • Manage cash in a rapidly changing economic landscape
  • Determine the impact on an organization of an aging U. S. population and succession planning
  • Evaluate the impact of federal, state, and municipal deficits and unfunded mandates as it relates to tax planning
  • Evaluate programs with Social Security funding as it relates to providing retirement plans for employees
  • Determine the safety and soundness of credit and collections processes and selection of customers in an uncertain environment
  • Identify factors influencing the debt and equity mix to manage growth and risk
  • Influence growth through acquisition of distressed organizations
  • Pinpoint the economic way ahead for 2017 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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