Leadership, communication and professional skills

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.

How firms can close the gender gap

Women face 6 major challenges to achieving upward mobility equal to that of their male counterparts. Fortunately, organizations can take steps to address each issue.

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Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

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: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.