A bill that would have weakened requirements for occupational licensing stalled in West Virginia, but the work to maintain appropriate licensing standards is not finished for CPAs.
Hear from two speakers at the upcoming AICPA & CIMA CFO Conference on fostering creativity and developing mental toughness.
Ben Nemtin, the keynote speaker at the AICPA & CIMA Employee Benefit Plans Conference, shares why it’s important for all of us to have a bucket list.
In 1971, 50 years after the first Black CPA received his license, Elmer J. Whiting Jr. became the first Black partner of one of the nation’s largest accounting firms. His achievement helped to influence and inspire his firm, his community and ambitious professionals following his footsteps.
African Americans are still underrepresented in the accounting profession: Only 2% of CPAs are Black. In this second part of a two-episode podcast, we look at what the profession can do to increase the number of Black CPAs.
Individuals who are proactive about their professional development and excel at communication and other soft skills have the best chance of promotion in a remote-working environment.
We take a look at the remarkable accomplishments of Black CPAs in the 20th century, featuring the testimony of two CPAs who witnessed Black CPA history firsthand: Ruth Harris, the first Black female CPA in Virginia, and Frank Ross, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Accountants.
This article offers tips on balancing empathetic leadership with critical business goals.
Experts share tips for digital networking.
Accountants should rethink their approach to virtual networking in a post-COVID-19 landscape.
In 1943, Mary T. Washington Wylie became the nation’s first Black woman to earn the CPA license. Her life illustrates the difference that one enterprising professional can make for many future generations.
This article offers strategies for dealing with burnout at your accounting firm.
A creative agency shares how a new workflow structure helped keep productivity high and interactions smooth while working remotely.
Hear a conversation with Lara Abrash, CPA, chair and CEO of Deloitte & Touche LLP, on diversity, along with updates on provisions of the stimulus bill and more.
Taking an academic fellowship with an institution such as the SEC or the PCAOB is a big commitment. But doing so could reap benefits for your scholarship and teaching, and even change the course of your career.
Experts offer advice on building solid relationships with others who can help you expand your networks.
Leading an online meeting involves managing the technology as well as the participants.
As the pandemic continues, and licensing issues keep getting prioritized on legislative agendas, the AICPA is monitoring occupational licensing bills to ensure they do not harm the profession and the public.
John W. Cromwell Jr., the son of a former slave, overcame many obstacles in his life to earn his place in history as the nation’s first Black CPA in 1921. His story is an inspiration and lesson in tenacity for future generations of Black accountants.
These five tips can help you achieve creative productivity that will help boost your career and business.