The Changing Role of the CFO and Controller

From Financial Analysis to Business Operations, the Influence of CPAs in Corporate Finance Continues to Grow

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CPA Now

  • Richard Fischer, CPA, CGMA

    Challenges Facing CFOs in 2020

    CFOs in virtually every industry, size of organization, and geographic location are constantly reminded of the challenges they face when it comes to managing the financial and reporting aspects of their organization and, to some extent, the organization’s operations. Based on recent surveys, here are the top six concerns for CFOs going into 2020.
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  • Jim DeLuccia

    Pennsylvania Online Sales Tax Law: Changes after Wayfair

    The Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision is affecting how states are levying sales tax on online purchases. It is critical for CPAs – both those in firms and in corporate settings – to communicate the complexities of the new law to their clients, employers, and customers.
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  • Michael F. Cade, CPA, CGMA

    Nonprofit Performance Measures: Financial and Nonfinancial Metrics

    CPAs working for nonprofits have a responsibility to provide useful information for often very tough decision making. Historically, CPAs focused mostly on financial metrics, but today nonprofits need financial leaders who can go beyond the numbers and provide mission performance assessments that integrate and interpret financial and nonfinancial components.
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  • Small-Business Questions

    5 Questions a CFO Should Ask During Year-End Business Assessment

    When reviewing your core business functions at year-end, don't forget an often overlooked piece of your operations: accounts payable and financial technology.
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  • Technology and Audits

    Consider Cash Flow Forecasts as a Regular Management Tool

    Just as an accurate budget is critically important from a planning perspective, most businesses can also benefit from a cash flow forecast.
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March 19 | King of Prussia or Webcast

CFOs and Controllers Conference

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CPE for Corporate CPAs


Communicating Financial Information to Non-Accountants Webinar

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-A&A
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Avoiding Death by PowerPoint: Creating Better Presentations Webinar

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 1-Other
$49
member
$74
nonmember

Delivering Bad News? Don't Be the Messenger Who Gets Shot! Webinar

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Other
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Practical Tips for Controllers & CFOs Webinar

11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 8-Other
$245
member
$345
nonmember

Multi-Task Role of the CFO/Controller Webinar

11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 8-Other
$245
member
$345
nonmember

Effective Business Writing Webinar

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Other
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Critical Thinking for Financial Professionals Webinar

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
CPE Credits: 1-Other
$49
member
$74
nonmember

Shorten Month-End: Closing Best Practices Webinar

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 4-A&A
$139
member
$189
nonmember

$79
member
$104
nonmember

Ethics: CPAs' Recent Illegal and Discreditable Acts Webinar

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 4-Ethics
$139
member
$189
nonmember

Making Internal Audit an Asset for the CFO Webinar

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-A&A
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Ethics Interview: Heinz Ickert CFE Exposes CPA's Misconduct Webinar

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Ethics
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Communicating Financial Information to Non-Accountants Webinar

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-A&A
$79
member
$104
nonmember

$79
member
$104
nonmember

Effective Communication for Financial Managers Webinar

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Other
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Avoiding Death by PowerPoint: Creating Better Presentations Webinar

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
CPE Credits: 1-Other
$49
member
$74
nonmember

Ethics: CFOs and Controllers Who Lost Their CPA License Webinar

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Ethics
$79
member
$104
nonmember

$139
member
$189
nonmember

Delivering Bad News? Don't Be the Messenger Who Gets Shot! Webinar

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Other
$79
member
$104
nonmember

Effective Business Writing Webinar

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Other
$79
member
$104
nonmember

$79
member
$104
nonmember


Effective Communication for Financial Managers Webinar

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-Other
$79
member
$104
nonmember

$239
member
$339
nonmember

Communicating Financial Information to Non-Accountants Webinar

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CPE Credits: 2-A&A
$79
member
$104
nonmember


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