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Growing Pains: Stuck on Excel

May 12, 2022

As a company scales, the spreadsheet software can impede finance’s pursuit of efficiency.

  • business and industry
  • technology and cybersecurity

CFO to CEO: 6 Tips to Prepare for the Top Spot

May 10, 2022

Finance chiefs are in a better position than ever to make the jump to CEO.

  • business and industry
  • career resources

Best Practices in Supply Chain Planning

May 04, 2022

Supply chain planners can prepare for uncertainty by implementing best practices and using the right automation tools to make the job easier. Here, Alessio Lolli of Wolters Kluwer offers his tips for understanding the type of uncertainty your organization faces and finding the appropriate forecasting method.

  • business and industry

Connecticut CPA Magazine Excerpt - Financial Planning and Analysis Tools: Your Organization's Crystal Ball

March 28, 2022

By Jim Norton, CPA, GRF CPAs & Advisors Budgeting. Planning. Budgeting and planning. Financial planning and analysis. FP&A. Projections. Models. Forecasts. Pro formas. These are just a handful of terms that are often used interchangeably when talking about the process of analyzing an organization’s financial position. The buzz phrase that seems to resonate most with people lately is financial planning and analysis, or FP&A.

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  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

Connecticut CPA Magazine Excerpt - The FASB and the GASB: Meet the New Chairs

January 06, 2022

Meet Joel Black, Chair of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board and Richard Jones, Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

  • accounting and auditing
  • business and industry
  • not-for-profit
  • practice management
  • advocacy - federal

Putting the Process Back in Automation

December 23, 2021

It's tempting to look for automation opportunities and jump right in. And while this strategy can deliver some quick wins, your firm will see better results if you create a process for innovation and a process around automation.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

Connecticut CPA Magazine Excerpt - Change Leadership: Acknowledge and Assuage the Fear

September 28, 2021

Change management is a buzzword we’ve heard a lot during the technological revolution. We all probably have our own idea about what it means – and the feelings it elicits.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

Connecticut CPA Magazine Excerpt - To Thrive in the Future, Finance and Accounting Must Embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

September 28, 2021

America is changing. According to the 2020 Census, the proportion of the population identifying as white alone has fallen below 60%. The future of our workforce will be more racially and ethnically diverse. This demographic shift coincides with greater consciousness around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and extends to women and persons of other underrepresented demographic groups.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • diversity
  • practice management

Connecticut CPA Magazine Excerpt - The FASB and the GASB: Meet the New Staff Leaders

July 12, 2021

Meet Alan Skelton, Director of Research and Technical Activities for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board and Hillary Salo, Director of Technical Activities and Chair of the Emerging Issues Task Force for the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

  • accounting and auditing
  • business and industry
  • practice management