Management Accounting

Memo to managers: Practice what you preach

Misty Geer, CPA, CGMA, the controller for a chemical manufacturer, explains how managers can live their values, set clear expectations on schedules, engage in two-way communication, and more.

Sheryl Madden, CPA, CGMA

Sheryl Madden, CPA, CGMA, the deputy CFO and controller at The Kresge Foundation in Troy, Mich., says that effective leaders focus on serving others and encouraging them to set goals that bring about positive change.

The hiring outlook for U.S. businesses

What is the top challenge U.S. finance executives say they are facing? This podcast explores that challenge, along with projections for the coming year.

Why you can’t wait to prepare for disaster

Jennifer H. Elder, CPA/CFF, CGMA, co-author of the book "Faster Disaster Recovery: The Business Owner’s Guide to Developing a Business Continuity Plan," discusses how to prepare so that an organization’s finances and reputation will be protected if a disaster occurs.

Kirsten Hamilton, CPA, CGMA

The time it takes to go from the vine to the consumer makes inventory essential in the wine business, according to Kirsten Hamilton, CPA, CGMA, vice president of finance for Freixenet USA/Gloria Ferrer Winery in Sonoma, Calif.

Build employee loyalty with better onboarding

Troy Ashby, CPA, founder of Dallas-Fort Worth-area recruiting firm Benchmark Search Group, outlines steps you can take to improve onboarding and increase new employees’ sense of belonging.

Finance leaders feel good but ready for a downturn

Finance executives in the United States continue to feel good about growth in their respective industries, despite creeping concerns that the good times could be coming to an end in the near future.

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A new line of business to consider

Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.