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Accounting for Credit Losses

Accounting for Credit Losses

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that improves financial reporting by requiring timelier recording of credit losses on loans and other financial instruments.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (10210)/Comments (5)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Accountants as Communicators

Accountants as Communicators

It has been said that accountants speak a language of their own. As a result, financial teams can use acronyms and other “short hand” to quickly and effectively communicate information. However, accountants are spending more and more time communicating with their non-finance counter-parts. This can result in the accounting team appearing difficult to understand. For finance professionals who communicate and work with varying parts of the organization, it is critical to focus on these three key essential communications considerations:
Thursday, June 16, 2016/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (11371)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 3.9
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Data: Changing the Role of Finance

Data: Changing the Role of Finance

Finance professionals have access to an almost unlimited wealth of data sources. From customer service data, to web site utilization metrics - many teams have a deep pool of numeric information. Yet, over 75% of business finance teams only review and leverage traditional financial data on a regular basis. As the relevance and thirst for business data continues to grow, CFO’s and their teams need to recognize the business potential of embracing wider sets of data.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (10828)/Comments (36)/ Article rating: 4.4
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The Not-So-Obvious Accounting Skills

The Not-So-Obvious Accounting Skills

As someone who works with a large number of companies and their accounting teams, I often have insight into what employers really need in an applicant. In the world of finance, there is no replacement for experience, certificates, and degrees. And, while these elements are what will get you the interview, they only tell part of the story. How you will succeed once in the position, is usually based on skills beyond the books. In the last year I have had a number of employers share the need for accounting and finance employees who possess these surprisingly simple attributes:
Tuesday, April 05, 2016/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (10218)/Comments (4)/ Article rating: 4.2
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Top Accounting Certifications

Top Accounting Certifications

One of the most exciting things about accounting is that you can work as a generalist, or continue your education after your undergraduate studies. For many accountants, pursuit of a certification is part of their career advancement plan. Certification enables you to get additional education in a specific aspect of the field. In recent years, more and more employers are looking for professionals with additional certifications.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (16058)/Comments (4)/ Article rating: 3.2
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