Accounting

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7 inspiring accountants who dared to go beyond the books


It’s not often that a regulator enjoys unambiguous support from the sector it oversees, but the ACNC’s light-touch approach has struck a chord with a sector that has struggled for decades with unnecessary and excessive regulatory burden.

ACNC review calls for national scheme for charity sector


If the stigma around bankruptcy diminishes, rogue bankrupts could become less concerned about the consequences and creditors could suffer greater losses.

Bankruptcy exclusion period: will dropping it to one year really improve economic growth?


Business owners are spoiled for choice when it comes to online accounting software. Here's a look at the key global and Australian players.

The latest in online accounting software in Australia


Podcasts can allow an accounting firm to showcase its expertise.

Should your accounting firm have a podcast?


There are many repetitive tasks that AI could perform, and which accountants would not regret losing because it would make their jobs more creative and interesting.

AI in accounting: moving beyond compliance


56 per cent of SMPs have difficulty attracting next-generation talent, with 66 per cent of these firms citing a lack of candidates with the right skills as the main challenge they face.

Technology, talent and advisory: findings from the 2018 IFAC Global SMP Survey


Don’t be fooled into thinking people are data-driven – they’re just fishing for data to support the decision they have already made.

How behavioural economics can transform accountant/client relationships


Tax evaders should be feeling the net closing

Net closing on tax evaders


To remain relevant, accountants will need to focus on becoming 'strategists with a future perspective'

Soft skills or technical skills? How accountants stay relevant in a changing world.


CPA Australia's Dr Simon Eassom catches up with Dr Amanda White at WCOA 2018. Photo: Capture Content.

The changing role of accounting education in a tech-centric future: Insights from AICPA Global Roundtable


Start by documenting the challenges your team faces on a day-to-day basis.

How finance teams can argue for a technology upgrade


Accountants should remember that they will remain the “anxiety transfer experts” for clients, allaying fears and concerns and delivering insights into their business.

Accountants and AI: adapting to the digital future


The social licence to operate is widely defined as community acceptance of an organisation and its operations.

Social licence: good governance or Trojan horse?


Where once the management accountant would work in isolation, delivering reports filled with numbers on spreadsheets, today they are more likely to be embedded in a business unit or working with project teams.

The core skills required of the new management accountant


Ray Ball and Philip Brown are revolutionary figures in accounting history.

For love or money: how Ray Ball and Philip Brown changed global accounting forever


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eBook: Is your online accounting software the right fit?


Technology, and all its facets, has become central to research on whether corporate financial accounts are still important to investors in their decision processes.

Is financial reporting still relevant?


Conducting a quality SMSF audit demands sufficient time, resources and access to relevant expertise.

Your essential SMSF auditor checklist


When you don't have a system that keeps people accountable, it’s quite easy to add on extra dollars here and there.

5 ways manual expense management is costing you money


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