Career management

Shaking up the board

It is essential that board makeups represent the customers the company serves.

Tips for budding finance managers

Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.

8 ways to be more proactive

CPAs need to plan, take control, analyze processes, be more interactive, and anticipate problems before they happen.

Mentoring for executives and managers

Coaching isn’t just for lower-level employees. Company and firm leaders can learn from mentors in areas such as time management, strategy, and innovation.

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Revenue recognition: A complex effort

Implementing the new standard requires careful judgment. Learn how to make significant accounting judgments and document them and collaborate with peers for consistent application.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: Economy and health care changes top CPAs’ list

CPA decision-makers’ economic outlook and the House Republicans’ proposed tax changes as part of replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.