Management accounting

7 tips for managing sideways

CPAs need to focus more on connecting with and influencing their management peers, not just the people above and below them.

Building a more effective board

Corporate boards’ scope of responsibilities continues to broaden, and directors’ confidence that they have what it takes to tackle the challenges is lagging.

What CEOs and CFOs need to ask about tax

Lauren Kovar, CPA/CITP, CGMA, director of Client Advisory & Strategy for Thomson Reuters, says executives have an opportunity to recognize their tax function not as a cost center but as a real driver of economic return and business value.

What is blockchain?

Here's a primer on the potentially transformative digital ledger technology.

Real talk about artificial intelligence and blockchain

Artificial intelligence and blockchain are among the technologies being touted as potentially disruptive and transformational for the accounting profession. How and when will new technologies reshape the accounting profession?

NFP audit committees: Getting oversight right

Whether it means taking external auditors into executive session or getting candid opinions on staff, audit committee members need to provide strong oversight to help the organization thrive and survive.

What's your fraud IQ?

How much do you know about the foundational principles of an effective fraud risk management program? Test your knowledge in this month’s 5-question quiz.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

PODCAST

How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.