Small and medium-sized accounting firms are dipping their toes into data engineering, the plumbing behind data-driven advisory.
An accountant for more than 25 years with a long career at EY, as well as a frequent ironman competitor, Bernard Poon FCPA's life is a juxtaposition of skill and passion, offering a wealth of insight for the profession's new generation.
With algorithms now used to scan job applications, how do job seekers ensure their application convinces the algorithm? Hint: it's in the CV keywords.
How do you harness the talents of your team to achieve effective leadership and drive real, measurable business growth?
Good news: accounting professionals who offer the tech, data analysis and communication skills that employers are looking for will be in high demand this year. Here are some steps to enhance your accounting career.
Yvonne Chan FCPA, CFO of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, is not afraid to say no to fund requests, or put her hand up for help from others.
Annual leave is one of the perks of a full-time job, but is four weeks enough? Companies such as Netflix, Virgin and Inventium don't seem to think so. Should you lift the cap and offer unlimited leave? Three experts debate.
Martin Bowles FCPA has worked in the public and private sectors and credits a flair for building teams for enriching his career. This is his career path story.
Shifting into a practice growth mindset is a long-term investment in your career. Here are some simple ways to change the way you think.
Why would you work for a not-for-profit or charity? How does it compare with for-profit organisations? Three CPA Australia members share their insights.
When Frank Barta FCPA and his wife Rosey called into an orphanage during a visit to India, he had no idea it would change his life. This is their story.
Practitioners performing the role of a virtual CFO are not only widening their client base and growing revenue but riding a wave of increasing demand.
Trend watch 2019: The outlook for accountants in the Asia-Pacific region has never been more stirring, but the biggest rewards will come to firms and individuals who are on the front foot.
Serial entrepreneur Phil Richards FCPA, author of The Entrepreneurial Accountant, straddles two worlds. Part qualified accountant, part tech pioneer, he outlines his formula for success in both areas.
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.
The exodus of ageing baby boomers from the workforce means organisations risk losing access to valuable institutional knowledge. Read on for ways to share skills and experience and turn boomers into boomerangs.
The latest generation of young people now entering the workforce – Gen Z – is seeking a stable career, and that presents an enormous opportunity for the accounting profession. There are a number of factors going into why Gen Z is attracted to a career in accounting.
Yes, you can find work that is fulfilling and inspiring, but rethinking your approach is sometimes the best way to get there. The speakers in these 10 inspiring TED Talks share their thoughts on how to have a great career.
It’s common to feel afraid of change, but adopting a growth mindset can help give you a different perspective and reap rewards in your career. Here's how a growth mindset can help you future-proof.
Whether you have been offered a job overseas or been bitten by the travel bug, there are myriad variables to consider before accepting a foreign posting. Start with this checklist.