Join us to hear insights from diverse (in background and role) leaders from within the accounting profession who will explain how to make investments in a diverse talent, as well as in creating an inclusive workforce to increase your pipeline and retention rates to expand leadership representation.
Remember the old days of write-up work and waiting on the client for everything? Well, not anymore. CAS (Client Accounting/Advisory Services) is all about automating the workflow to have information at your fingertips. With automation and new timing techniques of CAS, there's an opportunity to move into a continuous close cycle, not just end of month or end of year.
Join us to hear the Co-chairs of the AICPA LGBTQ+ Initiatives committee give an overview of the strategic initiatives, as well as the mission and vision of the committee. During this session you will also hear about a new resource that Dr. Jones assisted the committee in creating, which will aid your understanding of the importance of being an advocate to your LGBTQ+ workforce and community, and provide actions to leverage on your inclusiveness journey.
In 2021, AICPA & CIMA formed a Future of Finance Group. They were charged with how to transform the profession in its broadest context and re-imagine the finance function of the future. In this candid panel discussion with members of our Future of Finance Leadership Advisory Group we will discuss the key findings from our recent Future of Finance Summits and what the panel are doing to take advantage of these issues and opportunities. Also, in conjunction with Wharton Business Consulting we have been investigating whether the pandemic has changed the skills, capabilities and mindsets the successful finance leaders need. With 80% of businesses and firms facing a leadership talent shortage, building an internal pipeline of leaders has never been more critical. Working closely with finance leaders we identified four key traits. Which set of underpinning skills and mindsets do finance leaders need to play a key role in influencing the future of their organizations?
Two Corporate Controllers will share their experiences in applying Lean principles to apply to your company’s month-end cycle.
What’s inclusion got to do with it? At Plink leadership, we believe leaders build their competence by demonstrating the traits of inclusive leaders. Most leaders don’t intend to exclude others. Yet, leaders can fail to get the best out of their teams due to personal bias and the inability to adapt and listen deeper. In this session, you will gain insight into what it means to be an inclusive leader, including taking on the difference as your own and being courageous in conversation and your actions.
Learn how to diagnose the cross-functional dilemma, developing a working partnership and creating institutional long-term success.
Looking at real life application of AI, ML in Finance and industries. How AI is leverage? Why its important to understand? What's in it for you learning how to leverage AI & ML?
Critical thinking is a top 10 skill that is essential for the future according to World Economic Forum. Executives agree - Success requires one to become a critical thinker in this world of technology that is drowning in data. The ability to think critically is an important part of any job role, especially in Finance — it drives diagnostics and effective problem solving. Join two seasoned practitioners, Kristine Lemanski and Ash Noah who will share through practical examples how to learn, enhance and apply critical thinking skills at work and beyond.
The accountants view of Graphic Packaging's ESG Story. The role of accounting, risk, and audit in ESG