Six Success Secrets in Finance

How CPAs can master the essence of excellence. by Rick Telberg/On Finance Why do some accounting shops excel while others stagnate? Good question. And it’s probably best answered not by looking fearfully at the dismal swamp of stagnation, but by … Continued

Six Lessons for the First 100 Days

New finance execs must move swiftly to learn the ropes, set the pace. by Rick Telberg Finance executives are increasingly finding themselves in the middle of corporate decision making and responsibility. For newly appointed CFOs and finance managers, success is … Continued

Always-On CPAs Demand Better Connectivity

Mobile CPAs clamor for upgrades to stay competitive. Join the conversation. Take the survey. Get the answers. By Rick Telberg For the Finance Executive Mark Hodell, director of audit and management services at a manufacturer of furniture and electronic assemblies … Continued

SEC’s Cox Gets a “C”

SEC Chief Chris Cox gets tough grades from accounting – professor – turned – tech – entrepreneur Thomas I. Selling (left). “Cox has presided without nary a whimper over budget and staff cuts (even in the wake of Enron); and … Continued

Top 10 Brain-Healthy Tips for Busy Season

How are you coping? Check the Stress-O-Meter. by Rick Telberg Ahhh, busy season. For tax and audit professionals, it’s a demanding time of year, composed of late nights, early mornings, anxious clients, and, of course, deadlines, deadlines, deadlines. It’s a … Continued

Get Paid What You’re Worth!

CPAs speak out on compensation issues. Next question: Are you ready for tax season 2008? Join the survey; see the answers. by Rick Telberg Here’s something rather surprising: Slightly more than half of the accountants we surveyed actually think they’re … Continued

CPAs Plan Career Moves for 2008

Benefits packages emerge as key to CPA job changes. Which benefits matter most to CPAs? Join the study. Get the answers. by Rick Telberg On Careers If you’re like most CPAs, one of your New Year’s resolutions may be to … Continued