Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.
Human resource and talent management
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CPAs must possess strong technical skills, but soft skills are also key.
When groupthink occurs, the benefits of diversity can be lost.
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U.S. finance executives are generally unfazed by the potential outcome of the presidential election.
To offer your staff the right incentives, determine what they value most. Flexible working options and clear career paths matter more than salary to some.
A growing number of US companies plan to hire more workers, but finding the right talent remains a concern, according to a quarterly survey of CPA executives by the American Institute of CPAs.
With a generation of tech-savvy Millennials flooding the workforce, gamification has become a hot topic as a management tool.
CFOs feel barraged by new compliance mandates, and they don’t expect complexity associated with such regulation to subside any time soon.
By understanding psychological concepts such as directional goals, ego depletion, and the halo effect, CPAs can prevent potential mistakes.
Coca-Cola and EY recently expanded parental leave policies. Their decisions were in part aimed at luring and retaining talent.
With leaders from the Baby Boomer generation retiring, the CPA profession is looking for new leaders to step forward.
Your trial period can be stressful but is essential to both short- and long-term success at their organizations.
Closing the wage gap between male and female accountants is becoming critical as the profession looks to increase diversity in its ranks.
Keeping pace with rapid changes in technology is a cause of concern among CFOs. So, too, is talent management—finding good talent, keeping it, and nurturing it.
The ability to recognize conflict, understand what’s causing it, and then work through it swiftly will serve you well as a manager.
Employers need to be ready to meet new compliance requirements resulting from expanding federal protections for workers.
For career-minded controllers, taking what might seem to be a logical next step in job progression is not as easy as it looks. Controllers hoping to become a CFO need operational experience, communication skills.
In today’s business organizations, it is important for all finance leaders to be good coaches. These nine skills will help.