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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

Materiality is a concept underpinning the very foundation of financial reporting and transversely the transparency needed to support efficient capital markets. Finance leadership, their auditors, courts and numerous regulatory bodies all depend on the concept of materiality each day. Not surprisingly, with so much depending on the concept…

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Categories: Hiring, Management | Tags: Financial Reporting , Revenue recognition , SEC , SOX , leadership development

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
Are you aware of the latest economic factors and hiring trends affecting your profession? We’ve got you covered! As we enter the spring season, business operations are in full swing allowing hiring managers to determine if more manpower is needed for their teams. With unemployment at an all-time low, producing a tightened labor market…
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Categories: Hiring, Using A Recruiter, Job Market, Job Search | Tags: Hiring Trends , Resume , compensation , management skills , Accounts Payable , Interview , industry knowledge , Networking , Accounting , Social Media , leadership development

When it comes to welcoming new colleagues to your team, it’s important to give a good first impression so that everyone feels comfortable and engaged. If you have a team of introverts, an outgoing individual might run into some challenges getting used to the environment, and vice versa. While it’s not impossible for different personalities to get along…

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Categories: Hiring, Management | Tags: new hire , job seeker , leadership , employee engagement

By now, most professionals have heard that millennials will make up almost half of the workforce by the year 2020 and close to 75 percent by 2030. That means that much of the hiring of young professionals born between 1990 and 2010 has already begun and will continue to take place for quite some time…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Job Market | Tags: Millennials , team building , Leadership , employee engagement , Soft Skills , Using a Recruiter , Interview tips , teamwork , business trends , career management , Hiring Strategies , professional development

No matter your profession—whether your focus is accounting, finance or information technology—the qualities seen in great leaders are similar and consistent. This is likely because most leaders have the same end goal – to produce sustainable change and help their teams achieve success. In order to stand out, though, a leader must act with creativity…

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Categories: Management | Tags: Leadership , leadership development , innovation , professional development , management , technology

This week we have guest blogger, Raj Pillai, CPA, Senior Manager of Business Development for Brilliant Management Resources, and former Big 4 hiring manager who specialized in U.S. GAAP, SEC regulations, and audits for SEC clients, taking over for A Brilliant Blog – Check In With Jim to discuss the challenges associated with SEC and Financial Reporting.

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Categories: Job Market, Management | Tags: SEC Reporting , Financial Reporting , Internal Controls , Accounting , Finance , Leadership development , professional development

With the many technological advancements taking place in today’s corporate world, there’s no question that business processes are continuing to change. Systems are getting automated, data is getting predictive and professionals’ roles are evolving – even the c-suite. While the world may seem to be moving towards more and more artificial intelligence…

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Categories: Job Market, Management | Tags: Technology advancements , accounting , finance , information technology , business trends , automation , artificial intelligence , c-suite , leadership development
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