Management Accounting

The 5 habits of top risk managers

Top-performing companies in risk management are more likely to project revenue and profit growth, according to a PwC report that offers steps for organizations to better embed strategy into risk management practices.

How a CFO can become great

Finance leaders need to overcome four main challenges in shaping strategy and driving innovation necessary for sustainable growth.

Professor honored for research on whistleblowing

Bryan R. Stikeleather, assistant professor at the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business, received the 2017 Greatest Potential Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award.

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.

SPONSORED REPORT

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.