A human-centric culture requires a level of empathy because it focuses on the needs of others while fulfilling the financial team’s role to maintain profitability.

Why a human-centric culture matters to a finance career

Striking up conversations with strangers can be difficult but the conference itself means that there is already professional common ground and subjects to discuss.

How to network at a conference

Jason Aquilina CPA, CFO Cabrini Health.

As CFO of Cabrini Health, Jason Aquilina CPA balances financials and purpose

Brandon Howard CPA.

How a finance team can improve community health

Ronesh Dayal CPA, CFO Bank South Pacific. Photo: Rocky Roe.


Group thinking is a real danger when everyone in the team is the same demographic.

8 tips to build a great team

Naomi Vowels with the debut book from Red Shoes stories.

Naomi Vowels CPA puts finance skills to good use in Singapore start-up

A good apology has the power to repair relationships and restore respect. Rather than being a sign of weakness, saying 'I'm sorry' shows strength of character.

Apologise like a leader: how to say 'I'm sorry'

Coralia Mielczarek CPA, management accountant and Greg Edelmaier CPA general manager, finance, at social enterprise STREAT. Photo: Jarrod Barnes

Meet the two CPAs at STREAT who put financial structures in place to help the disadvantaged

Employers can minimise toxic complaining by making employees feel valued and heard.

Whinge away the day: why complaining at work can be good for you

Microlearning is not “slicing up” a large complex topic, it’s about identifying learning opportunities throughout the workday that will help an employee do their job better.

Microlearning: what it is and how to make it work for you

New Zealand Cricket COO Anthony Crummy CPA (left).

Anthony Crummy CPA puts runs on the board for New Zealand Cricket

Managers who allow flexible work send an important message to staff about trust.

How to make flexible work successful

Ronesh Dayal CPA, CFO Bank South Pacific. Photo: Rocky Roe.

CFO roles change rapidly so learn something new every day

Eva Kaminski CPA, CFO of Auckland-based natural supplements company GO Healthy

A day in the life of a CPA: Eva Kaminski, CFO of Auckland-based GO Healthy

Without the right technology, remote work is nearly impossible.

4 things that make remote work successful

Sergei Jansons FCPA looks back on a global finance career

Finance career takes CPA around the world and back again

The jobs market has changed. These days many applicants are seeking out accounting roles that, beyond just a competitive salary, are in accounting practices that offer them a range of other benefits.

How to employ the right staff for your accounting practice

It’s the way workplace mistakes are handled that can be the difference between future career success and oblivion.


The role of management accountant is much more interesting than it used to be, and one which is also creating more opportunities.

Harnessing data analysis to shape stories: the rise and rise of the management accountant

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