Career management

CPA Exam emergency testing period invoked

An emergency testing period for the CPA Exam is being invoked as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 second-quarter testing window is being extended from June 10 to June 30.

Kari Patterson, CPA

Understanding operations and contributing to process improvements and strategy are essential tasks for finance leaders, according to Kari Patterson, CPA.

Wayne McConnell, CPA

Strategies for technology, succession, and human resources are essential for success in a time of rapid change, according to Wayne McConnell, CPA, managing partner of McConnell & Jones LLP in Houston.

A future-focused path for CPA licensure

A model proposed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and the AICPA would require candidates to display core skills plus deeper knowledge in one of three disciplines.

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VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.