US CFOs have grown more pessimistic about the economy — thanks to increasing costs of goods and services, increasing energy costs, and supply chain challenges — according to a quarterly survey by Grant Thornton.
Nearly four in five hiring managers in finance “expect to have to work hard” to attract and retain talent over the next year after three-fourths dealt with retention issues over the past year.
If economic challenges continue, a survey finds that mergers and acquisitions could be the first area that CFOs and CEOs target for budget cuts, followed by environmental, social, and governance.
Elisabeth Sandersfeld, CPA, CGMA, the CFO at Continental Western Group, Berkley Agribusiness, and Berkley North Pacific, talks about risk and planning for the unexpected.
Inflation and the search for talent top the list of known challenges; Ukraine is one of the unknowns at this point.
Four CPAs reflect on lessons learned from a recent summit and point out areas of focus relevant to the finance function of the future.
Hear about a new top challenge facing businesses and one finance executive’s outlook for 2022 and beyond.
The CPA Outlook Index dipped slightly but remained in positive territory.
Lumber prices skyrocketed as a result of the pandemic. One homebuilder’s CFO explains how the company navigated those tough and unpredictable waters.
This episode takes a look at the AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey findings and what they mean for companies, and an Outstanding CPA in Government award winner shares insights on how finance professionals and accountants can lead strategic change.
Travel restrictions led to a buildup of compensated absences and a corresponding liability that has implications for financial reporting, auditing, and management.
Most plan to keep their current real estate, but they are reimagining what that space could look like.
Panelists at an AICPA fall Council presentation on resilience explained how basic values can drive success during troubled times such as the coronavirus pandemic.
When services are needed most and when revenue is likely dropping, not-for-profit leaders face big challenges. A finance leader at an NFP shares adaptation advice.
The lessons corporate directors take away from the pandemic will be critical to company survival and success beyond 2020. This podcast episode contains insight on board members’ thinking.
Boards were meeting more regularly, more virtually, and getting more into the details on topics previously addressed only at a high level.
Companies have used various means to expand credit, conserve cash and reduce tax burdens to combat the devastation of the pandemic. Here are some of the tactics that large public companies have used.
This article discusses ways local governments can maneuver during the COVID-19 squeeze, provide service to their communities, and prepare for an uncertain future.
A lawyer with years of experience advising companies on crisis management shares current and future legal risks organizations should be considering.
Technology, demographics, and regulation are hard trends that will have a lasting effect on business. Tom Hood, CPA/CITP, CGMA, shares how to adapt.