Cynthia Lahiff CPA and Cameron Hill ASA combine complementary skills to effectively manage the financial and customer service demands of a large government department. This is their "my boss and me" story.
KPMG's Kasturi Nathan and Krishman Varges enjoy a symbiotic working relationship that has proven crucial in delivering results to demanding clients.
Looking back on a finance career that mirrors few others, Sergei Jansons FCPA is retiring after a professional life that took him to the Big Apple, South-East Asia, the Congo and, finally, the Top End of Australia.
Public practitioner Peter Knights FCPA finds his accounting skills in high demand in rural Victoria.
Nouzab Fareed FCPA has risen from humble beginnings to become group CEO of Fijian Holdings Limited.
As the CFO of Orange Sky, Emma Young ASA has found her calling in a role that “was meant to be”.
Look around a music gig and the last person you expect to see is the singer's accountant. But that's often where you'll find Perth-based FCPA and music specialist Kylie Thompson rocking out.
Pradeep Raj Raghu Raja Pillay CPA has scored a big victory in his fight for the early detection of autism in children.
Alex Ooi FCPA has been involved with the Lions Club for 15 years, and is helping to develop its next generation of community leaders.
While many property experts are calling time on the boom that has seen house prices surge across Australia, economists are optimistic the slowing property market will not dent the economy.
What is the outlook for the Australian economy for 2018 when consumer confidence is up but household budgets are under pressure?
Drilling down into Australia’s census data can offer a wealth of information to help make business decisions.
Former Commonwealth Bank chief David Murray has warned of a house price collapse – it has happened before, and back in the 1890s it even led to bank failures. How likely is that in 2017?
Sharman Arumugam splits his working time between two very different jobs, so it seems only fitting that his leisure time also encompasses a range of pursuits.
Homeless and troubled youth in Canberra are benefiting from a fruitful partnership between a local accountancy firm and a hands-on charity.
The concept of creating a safer environment and improving society in general has led Daniel Langelaan FCPA, CFO of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, down a very satisfying career path.
Bringing professional finance skills into the welfare domain is leading to satisfying outcomes for all parties.
From football boots to ballet shoes, sponsorship and volunteering have taken on a wider focus for this busy chief financial officer.
He rose from post-war poverty in Britain to become a celebrated scientist and earn a knighthood. Sir Ray Avery’s story is as much about inspiration as it is achievement.
Sean O’Grady’s expertise is helping Indonesian organisations to better manage their finances – but he’s learnt that it’s not a quick fix.
Expert Byron Sharp knows exactly what works and what fails in marketing a small business.
An established entrepreneur by the time he was a teenager, Jordan Grives is now taking on the big telcos.
Retirement has given Peter Doyle CPA the opportunity to share a lifetime of skills and experience with a range of not-for-profit organisations.
Social impact investment is doubling every couple of years, yet many small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) have yet to find a way to become involved.
Kathryn Wilson saw a gap in New Zealand’s high streets for upmarket shoes with personality.
Subscription selling may not be a “new” model of retail, but it could up-end traditional shopping patterns.
Cultural diversity and ancestral appreciation prove invaluable to strengthening corporate culture and promoting respect.
CPA Australia surveyed small enterprises across the Asia-Pacific. But is Indonesia's positive outlook due to economic conditions or the younger age of business operators in Asia?
Bold experiments in collaborative budgeting and internal crowdfunding are boosting staff engagement in businesses large and small.
Kerry Harris grew up without the internet and played sport every night. Two years ago she returned home and took up a senior role in the AFL.