Management Accounting

Shaking up the board

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

Why ‘complete ERM’ is a myth

Risk management initiatives must evolve as an organisation’s risk exposures change. These days, all entities are taking a harder look at how they manage risk, according to an annual survey.

U.S. economic optimism surges

Concerns about regulation eased, and projections for revenue, profits, and expansion are on the rise amongst U.S. CPA decision-makers in a quarterly survey.

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.

Janet Wong, CPA

Janet Wong, CPA, an audit committee chair with ties to Silicon Valley, discusses best practices for CPA audit committee chairs and the expansion of innovation culture beyond Silicon Valley.

Dale Sheff, CPA, CGMA

Dale Sheff, CPA, CGMA, controller of Graybar, explains how CPAs who want to push their careers toward management accounting can do so, but he says the path requires commitment.

The top global risks for 2017

Executives ranked the business environment as riskier than in previous years, but many don’t plan to devote more resources to risk management, according to a new survey.

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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.