This includes sessions from the conference: 2023 AICPA & CIMA CFO Conference
Economic Update (May 10, 2023 01:10 PM)
The State of Capital Markets. (May 10, 2023 03:00 PM)
The Emerging Metaverse: More than Blockchain, Bitcoin and Gaming (May 10, 2023 03:00 PM)
Using Emotional Intelligence to Manage Change (May 10, 2023 04:00 PM)
Supercharging the CFO Office with AI (May 10, 2023 04:00 PM)
Future of Finance: Closing the Skills Gap (May 10, 2023 05:00 PM)
How Web-Technology is Changing Small Business Accounting, presented by Acumatica (May 11, 2023 07:00 AM)
Forward-Looking Risk Management to Enable Fast Growth (May 11, 2023 09:25 AM)
Agile Finance Transformation: You must be M-A-D! (May 11, 2023 10:45 AM)
Tax Update May 2023 (May 11, 2023 10:45 AM)
Finding Actionable Insights with Data Visualization (May 11, 2023 11:45 AM)
Cyber Risk: This is not an IT Thing, It's an Organization Thing (May 11, 2023 11:45 AM)
M&A Integrations: Successful Planning and Execution (May 11, 2023 01:45 PM)
ESG: Implementation Implications of Reporting Requirements (May 11, 2023 01:45 PM)
Improving Performance Management (May 11, 2023 03:10 PM)
Defining Value Partnering (May 11, 2023 03:10 PM)
DEI in Finance Leadership (May 11, 2023 04:30 PM)
The Accountant Shortage: How CFOs Can Attract Talent, presented by Miles Education (May 12, 2023 07:00 AM)
FP&A and Supply Chain - How to Build and Integrate into Your Finance Function (May 12, 2023 08:00 AM)
Revolutionized Results: A Case Study in Forecasting and Excel Culture (May 12, 2023 09:00 AM)
Fraud: Heeding the Warning Signs (May 12, 2023 10:20 AM)
How confident are you on your leadership skills in the face of a potential crisis event? Headlines today highlight a number of potential crises that could impact your business, ranging from a cybersecurity attack to a drought, to a landslide from a torrential downpour. As today’s business environment becomes more complex and interrelated, confronting some sort of crisis is almost inevitable. Crises can disrupt your company’s operations as well as threaten its strategic viability. The changing role of the CFO involves understanding how to prevent crises and build a robust crisis readiness strategy.
Through interactive breakout sessions, this workshop will help leaders bridge the confidence gap and build resilience by examining crisis management best practices from world-class organizations.Learning Objectives:
By the time of the conference, the FOMC will likely have raised policy rates another 50 basis points, lifting the fed funds target range to 5.00%-to-5.25%, just a bit below the level hit before the Great Recession in 2007. Meantime, despite some early-year economic momentum, the cumulative impact of 500 basis points worth of tightening should be coming home to roost. At least a mild recession seems likely.Learning Objectives:
Overview of the U.S. Equity Capital Markets in 2023, and how each market is performing. We will also cover what to consider when it comes to developing a financing strategy, and various execution alternatives to ensure a strong outcome.Learning Objectives:
Based on extensive research, executives at Accenture outline how the internet is being reimagined as a continuum where the physical and digital worlds will intersect daily. Rather than viewing digital content, people will live and be present within it.
This continuum is bringing the next major wave of digital change to enterprises, how they interact with customers, how employees interact with each other, how products and services are delivered, and how their business models will evolve.
CFOs must not only be aware of digital currencies, NFTs, and explore various perspectives for determining how the balance sheet will reflect digital assets, leaders need to start making big leaps forward in how they think about their business – today.
This session will provide baseline terminology and explore various future focused scenarios that highlight the emerging metaverse that will revolutionize consumer experiences and business applications.Learning Objectives:
In a world that is rapidly changing, it is important to think about how change is impacting and influencing our emotions. Emotions are involved in every decision we make. Emotional intelligence, or EI, is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you, and to focus your emotional energy to get things done. EI, is a flexible set of skills that can be acquired and improved with practice. In this session we will discuss how EI can be use to:
In this session, we will discuss how A.I can be used in finance for forecasting and prediction. Excel has traditionally been the modeling tool of choice for financial professionals. We tend to overgeneralize the relation between various data points, and it frequently produces erroneous predictions. . On the other hand, AI can create a formula based on historical data trends that can be paired with leading indicators to enhance modeling results.Learning Objectives:
Fundamental to all organizations is finding and retaining talent with the skills needed to address the challenges facing their business. Our conversations with leading finance executives continue to show that the need for new competencies in on the rise.
As businesses are increasingly interconnected, and digitized, the demands that the finance leaders of today and tomorrow must demonstrate expertise in data analysis and insights, technology, as well as the mindset and behaviours needed to succeed in a digital environment, in addition to core finance and management accounting skills.
This session will cover the challenges in today’s fast-paced economy, and how companies are striving to address this skills gap.
Discover how modern accounting applications are improving collaboration, helping remote workers, and enabling a new breed of accountants to run small and medium sized businesses. In this session, you'll gain an better understanding of how the accounting system becomes the single source of truth for sales, inventory, payroll, marketing, support, and more without heavy investment in infrastructure.Learning Objectives:
Small and medium businesses drive economic growth in the United States and are primary targets for acquisitions. However, a substantial percentage of small businesses fail and do not reach their full potential. Forward-looking risk management is key to enable emerging businesses to grow sustainably and maximize their value. During this presentation, we will discuss how to implement a forward-looking risk management mindset in your business, why proactive investments in growth capabilities lead to long-term benefits, and the keys to achieve Advanced Analytics maturity to enable effective risk management and smart business decisions.
Small and medium businesses drive economic growth in the United States and are primary targets for acquisitions. However, a substantial percentage of small businesses fail and do not reach their full potential. Forward-looking risk management is key to enable emerging businesses to grow sustainably and maximize their value.Learning Objectives:
One of the recurring themes cited by CFO’s in today’s fast past business environment is the ongoing need for accelerated finance transformation. CFOs are increasingly becoming considered to be CVOs, or “Chief Value Officers,” in their organizations. In successful organizations, creating value is driven by value-based decisions. Value-based decisions are based on high quality data and analysis. High quality data and analysis are delivered by finance professionals that have a growth mindset.
Attend this interactive session to learn about the practical application of key business process improvement techniques and find out why you need to be M-A-D to succeed in a Finance Transformation (Mindset-Agile-Digital).Learning Objectives: