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Decoding carbon accounting

Accounting Today

It's crucial to understand the significant impact businesses have on the environment — and accounting for carbon emissions is a fundamental step in this process.

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14 Awesome Accounting Blogs for Accountants & Accounting Mangers

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Looking for the best accountants blog? We couldn't narrow it down to just one so we chose to list 14 great blogs for accountants and other thought leadership sources on accounting. The accounting blog topics vary slightly for each one. The first 9 blogs are general accounting blogs and news sources.

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GASB plans new standards and guidance for accountants

Accounting Today

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board is getting ready to roll out new rules and proposals for state and local governments, including improvements to the financial reporting model, classification of capital assets, and measurement of infrastructure assets.

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Forensic accountants help elder fraud victims

Accounting Today

Senior citizens often fall victim to elder financial abuse, even at the hands of their closest relatives, but accountants can help protect them.

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Best Practices to Ace Your Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Whether you’re on a 1-day close or a 10-day close, there are some fundamental commonalities that all strong accounting departments share when it comes to the month-end close. Please join us for an informative webinar where we share best practices that your team can implement today to ace your close!

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Accounting Today news quiz: May 23

Accounting Today

Test your accounting knowledge on AI job opportunities, M&A, and more. 2 pencil not required!

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IMA sees role for AI in accounting

Accounting Today

The Institute of Management Accountants is examining the possibilities of artificial intelligence in the accounting profession while undergoing staff cutbacks.

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Perfecting the Close Checklist

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Field of Study: Accounting. Let’s rediscover the power of reconciling the balance sheet, the best way to approach the work, and the pitfalls to avoid when preparing or examining reconciliations. 1 CPE credit will be provided for qualifying participants. Recommended CPE: 1 CPE. Program Cost: $0. Program Knowledge Level: Overview.

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How Finance and Accounting Operations Fail to Scale Efficiently

Every company, no matter its size, must address its finance and accounting requirements. This guide looks at the finance function for companies at different stages, and the types of issues and challenges that they face when they fail to build agile, scalable accounting and finance operations from the start.

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Telling a Great Story with Data

Speaker: Jeff Epstein, Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, & Aneal Vallurupalli, CFO at Airbase

They will share details on how small accounting and finance teams can support the data requirements of teams across an organization and provide actionable examples of how to tell a story with the numbers. With this, decision-makers can be better informed with data that provides perspective and insights.

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Making A Bigger Impact with Automation

Speaker: Nadia Asoyan, VP of Finance at Trusted Health, and Amer Ali, VP of Finance at Netlify

We’ll also explore how to evaluate accounting software to ensure that your tech stack works for your company’s needs today, and that it will scale into the future. Learn about the automation mindset behind some of the most efficient companies.

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Virtual Cards — Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Eoin Hession, Controller at Recharge

How does it fit into your accounts payable system? If you’ve never had the pleasure of creating a virtual card nor enjoyed the benefits of their approval workflows, automatic syncing to the GL, and continuous audit trail, join us to get up to speed on this increasingly mainstream payment innovation.

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Path to Becoming a CFO: David Goulden, CFO at Booking Holdings

Speaker: David Goulden, CFO at Booking Holdings, and Jeff Epstein, Veteran Tech CFO

His path to CFO is not the typical story of CPA/accountant or investment banker that we normally see. David has operated in multiple international roles, both directly and indirectly involved in finance. earlier in his career, David has multinational, and multidisciplinary, insights to draw from.

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Global Accounting Principles and Commission Capitalization

Speaker: Ryan Dillard, Chief of Staff Director at CBIZ ARC Consulting LLC; Kelly Hicks, Global Controller at Airbase

ASC 606 is the revenue recognition standard that sets global accounting principles for all private or public companies that enter sales agreements or contracts with customers. Along with ASC 606, ASC 340-40 was added to address accounting costs to obtain a contact and costs to fulfill a contract.

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Putting the ‘Tech’ in Spend Management Techniques

Speaker: Wayne Spivak, President and CFO of SBA * Consulting Ltd., Industry Writer, Public Speaker

In this webinar, Wayne Spivak will share techniques applicable to not only spend management and GAP analyses, but a wide range of accounting topics, to show you how to go from your company’s current state to the state of the future your company wants and needs. June 6th, 2023 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm BST