Every three months, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants surveys finance decision-makers in the U.S. about their outlook for the coming 12 months. This quarter’s results reflect continued strong sentiment overall, with trade-related concerns contributing to a decline in U.S. optimism since the first quarter of the year. Ken Witt, CPA, CGMA, the Association’s lead technical manager for management accounting, delves further into the results related to hiring plans, revenue and profit projections, and the top challenges facing businesses.
What you’ll learn from this episode:
- The top challenges facing businesses today.
- How CFOs and controllers can apply survey data.
- The effect of rising interest rates and trade concerns on U.S. economic optimism.
- The percentage of companies that plan to add employees in the next year.
Play the episode below: