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.
The candidate you hired looked good on paper and interviewed well, but you start to think you have made a hiring mistake. Here's what to do next.
PACCAR Australia financial controller Marcel Hunt CPA says it’s important to be passionate about your work.
Communication and collaboration skills – the so-called “soft skills” – are becoming more important than technical skills when building successful accounting careers.
Teaching staff about empathy and how to communicate with clients: a panel discussion at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) argued that these “soft skills” are just as important to the modern accounting firm as technical skills.
Is the tide turning on open-plan offices? New research has found that they can be counterproductive when workplace collaboration is needed.
Christy Chiu FCPA is using her financial and cultural knowledge to support the growth of a private university that is producing outstanding medical and healhcare professionals in Malaysia.
Analyst, communicator and business partner. Meet the new management accountant.
Parental lessons about the importance of independence, morals and committing to a good cause have helped Anna Tantau CPA succeed as an accountant and social justice advocate.
KPMG's Kasturi Nathan and Krishman Varges enjoy a symbiotic working relationship that has proven crucial in delivering results to demanding clients.
Dr Bronwyn Rossingh FCPA has enjoyed an adventure-filled career, free from the status quo.
Gary Nugent FCPA's breadth of philanthropy knows no bounds, selflessing dedicating his time to the charitable endeavours of football champions and Nobel Prize winners alike.