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As a recruiting and consulting firm for accounting and finance, it’s important for our teams to understand and stay on top of the important issues affecting our clients. For more than three years now, since the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842) was released in February 2016…

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Categories: Hiring, Management | Tags: accounting & finance , best practices , hiring manager , leadership development , revenue recognition , lease accounting

All we’ve been hearing over and over again these days is how top talent is in large demand, but short supply. Most of us can deduce this is because of the near 50-year low unemployment numbers we’re experiencing, as professionals continue to…

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Categories: Hiring, Job Market | Tags: Digital transformation , accounting and finance , leadership development , hiring , labor market , employment

Are you an avid Microsoft Office Excel user who needs a refresher on some of the shortcuts? You’re in luck! Brilliant has put together a list of hot keys to help you. Excel expertise is essential for accounting and finance professionals to be successful in their day-to-day functions. Often times Excel is the primary tool that businesses use to conduct analysis…

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Categories: Job Search, Working With A Recruiter | Tags: professional development , accounting and finance , Excel tips , job search

This time of year, some professionals jet off to warmer climates to escape the wintry weather, while others (ahem...tax accountants) sip coffee to combat the countless hours of work before Tax Day…

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Categories: | Tags: Accounting , Finance , Professional Development , tax accounting , Tax Day , labor market , employment agency

Whether you’re analyzing a lengthy report for management, finalizing the year-end statements or just shooting off a quick email to your team, having effective communication in writing is essential to succeeding in any accounting or finance career…

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Categories: Communication | Tags: business writing , organize , communication skills , professional skills , accounting , finance , written-communication skills

For most professionals, the concept of teamwork is usually synonymous with a successfully run business and culture. However, the truth is for accounting and finance professionals, many roles rely heavily on what is accomplished as …

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Categories: Team Building | Tags: leadership , teamwork , communication skills , professional skills , accounting , finance

For entry-level job seekers, students in particular, internships are a vital part of getting real-world, hands-on experience before entering the workforce. These short-term positions allow young professionals to get a small sense for full-time employment…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Job Market, Job Search | Tags: Internships , Interns , professional development , workplace matters , accounting & finance , productivity , leadership

In the world of internal auditing, there’s always discussion on how to enhance audit effectiveness. Some managers believe audit improvements are made when a company invests more time, while others swear by a thorough phase of planning. However, I recently read an article by AccoutingWeb that finds the real power in choosing the right team and maintaining their motivation…

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Categories: Management | Tags: Internal Audit , accounting , finance , employee engagement , management development , business matter , company culture

Over the past three to five years, it’s become evident how the role of the finance leader has considerably evolved. Not too long ago CFOs and other finance leadership were merely responsible for high-level quantitative decisions including risk and compliance – as if that wasn’t enough. Nowadays, finance leaders are expected to be strategic and analytical partners for businesses, even collaborative…

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Categories: Management | Tags: Chief Finance Officer , accounting & finance , finance executives , leadership development , automation , strategic partners , corporate culture

While technological advances continue to evolve in the business world and beyond, many accounting and finance professionals specifically are fearing what the future holds for their careers. In fact, according to an article from Accounting Web, 40 percent of accounting and finance professionals’ job responsibilities may be replaced by artificial intelligence…

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Categories: Job Market | Tags: Accounting tips , professional development , artificial intelligence , business matters , corporate accounting
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