Journal of Accountancy videos

Easy tools for time management

Careful planning and scheduling time for crucial work functions are key to time management, says Kevin Gienger, managing partner at Boldt Carlisle + Smith in Salem, Ore.

How to integrate FP&A and ERM

Integrating risk management and financial planning and analysis can offer new insights that could affect business projections.

How to hire an ethical hacker

Rob Goldberg, a principal at Deloitte, offers advice on why companies should hire an ethical hacker and how such a hacker can bolster cybersecurity.

The human skill CPAs need to leverage technology

As technology provides more and more real-time business information, CPAs will have the opportunity to provide valuable business advice to clients. To do that, however, CPAs need to ask the right questions of the right people to understand how the client’s business really functions, advises Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.

Don’t be scared of the robots; embrace them

While some view robotics and automation as a threat to accounting jobs, technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, sees these technologies helping accountants do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.

CPAs’ route to high-tech starts in the cloud

The ability to access data and applications through the internet is essential for CPAs and their employers to leverage technology advances such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, explains technology expert Amy Vetter, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CEO, The B3 Method Institute.

Three steps for transferring ownership

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses best practices for transferring ownership from one generation to another.

Factors keeping top talent on board

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses reasons why bright, talented employees stay at their firms.

Three keys to retiring with grace

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses strategies for paving the way to a smooth retirement.

How to motivate and retain talent

Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA, a founding partner with Mandel & Tracy LLC, discusses recruitment mistakes and ways to retain talent through motivation.

Reasons top talent doesn’t leave

Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA, a founding partner with Mandel & Tracy LLC, discusses the reasons top talent stays at firms, and why they leave.

Low-cost strategies to retain talent

Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA, a founding partner with Mandel & Tracy LLC, gives examples of low-to-mid cost employment perks that show appreciation for your team’s hard work.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.