May 2019

Read the May 2019 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Creatures on show at <i>Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular</i> at Arena Birmingham.

Meet the accountants at Creature Technology Co. who are bringing dinosaurs to life


It is imperative that auditors obtain the input of experts who can assess the impact of both physical and transition climate-related risks.

Accounting for climate risk is now the auditor's business


Peter Mansour CPA launched Strata Alert in May 2018 after receiving a New South Wales Government Technology Grant.

How startup Strata Alert connects landlords and tenants


Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) providers don’t have to operate under the same rules as traditional credit providers because their offerings are not captured by the National Credit Act.

Should credit rules apply to Afterpay and other buy now, pay later plans?


A challenge for CFOs is to partner with their technology peers, using newly available data analytics tools to complement traditional accounting information for better performance.

The top challenges for today's CFO


Loretta Seamer FCPA is the CFO of Sidra Medicine in Qatar. Photographer: Juliette Sawyer.

Loretta Seamer FCPA, CFO of Sidra Medicine, combines a passion for healthcare and finance


The great unknown with the BEPS Project is how affected multinationals will respond to moves to restrict profit shifting.

BEPS and the global crackdown on multinational tax evasion


As we move toward a cashless society, it appears cryptocurrencies and digital currencies are here to stay.

Cryptocurrency crash - Bitcoin crash and new growth


'Amy Foo CPA, Melbourne-based managing director of the San Francisco software company Zendesk lives and breathes digital finance. Photographer: Anthony Geernaert.

Zendesk's Amy Foo CPA is on a mission to go for growth


The optimal relationship between the accounting and sales team requires a true partnership in which everyone understands their role. Photographer: Michael Killalea.

Management accounting and sales: partners or foes?