Human resource and talent management

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.

Rewarding employees

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.

The psychology behind good judgment

By understanding psychological concepts such as directional goals, ego depletion, and the halo effect, CPAs can prevent potential mistakes.

Ways to reduce the gender pay gap

Closing the wage gap between male and female accountants is becoming critical as the profession looks to increase diversity in its ranks.

Controller to CFO: Not a straight, simple path

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.

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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.