Professional Development

How to communicate with purpose

Effective communication is an essential skill for accountants and finance professionals. Here are five basic tactics that impactful communicators use.

The number of CFOs who are women hits an all-time high

The percentage of CFOs who are women hit an all-time high last year, and racial and ethnic minorities also continue to make gains in obtaining roles in the C-suite, according to an annual report from Crist Kolder.

Tanner Johnson, CPA, CGMA

Tanner Johnson, CPA, CGMA, is vice president of global finance operations at Nike, working out of its Beaverton, Ore., office.

2024 CPA Exam Blueprints released

Updates to the CPA Exam Blueprints introduce flexibility and reflect the changing role and demands of today’s CPAs. Three sections of the Exam will cover Core competency skills, and the candidate can select a Discipline for the fourth section.

Tayiika M. Dennis, CPA

Tayiika M. Dennis, CPA, is a principal at CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP), working out of its Century City, Los Angeles, location, and chair of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Build your skills for a career in ESG

In the emerging ESG field, almost everyone is still adapting and learning. Several professionals explain how they made the transition into this key, fast-growing practice area.

Quiet your inner critic

Here are ways to control that judgmental voice in your head that makes you question your abilities and achievements.

Ashley Fogle, CPA

Ashley Fogle, CPA, is a senior tax manager at HoganTaylor and co-owner of Ride OKC in Oklahoma City.

Where to find February’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 





Get Clients Ready for Tax Season

This comprehensive report looks at the changes to the child tax credit, earned income tax credit, and child and dependent care credit caused by the expiration of provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act; the ability e-file more returns in the Form 1040 series; automobile mileage deductions; the alternative minimum tax; gift tax exemptions; strategies for accelerating or postponing income and deductions; and retirement and estate planning.