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The AICPA presents the Journal of Accountancy podcast. Where we talk about the key issues facing the accounting profession.

The AICPA presents the Journal of Accountancy podcast. Where we talk about the key issues facing the accounting profession.
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The AICPA presents the Journal of Accountancy podcast. Where we talk about the key issues facing the accounting profession.

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English


Episodes

How to improve communication at small CPA firms

1/9/2019
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If poor communication is leading to inefficiency — or worse — at your firm, this podcast episode with AICPA board member Melody Feniks will provide strategies that can help.

Duration:00:34:16

The reasons behind a drop in US economic sentiment

12/7/2018
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Each quarter, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants surveys finance decision-makers in the United States about their outlook for the coming 12 months. The fourth-quarter results show that sentiment has dipped regarding the domestic and global economies. The decline is in part due to subsiding euphoria of the first quarter and tax law changes, though the overall outlook remains strong. Ken Witt, CPA, CGMA, the Association’s lead technical manager for management...

Duration:00:14:20

Twin brothers reflect on decades of teaching accounting

12/4/2018
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Identical twin brothers Harold Little, CPA, CGMA, Ph.D., and Carroll Little, CPA, DPA, share the unusual distinction of having both served as the chairs of AACSB-accredited accounting departments. The brothers look back at their journey from students to practitioners to faculty members.

Duration:00:25:28

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

11/30/2018
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What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.

Duration:00:23:50

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

11/30/2018
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What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.

Duration:00:23:50

Different ways to understand blockchain

11/21/2018
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Blockchain expert Amanda Wilkie provides a guided tour around the blockchain ecosystem, explaining how the internet, ATMs, and even postage stamps can help CPAs comprehend how the digital distributed ledger and related technologies work.

Duration:00:26:08

What it was like to work for a legendary CPA

11/16/2018
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Lester McKeever talks about what it was like to work for Mary T. Washington, a legendary accountant who became the first female African-American CPA in 1943, and also offers advice on succession planning at smaller firms.

Duration:00:15:53

What CPAs need to know about firm mobility

11/9/2018
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This episode will bring you up to date on the latest developments in CPA firm mobility.

Duration:00:13:15

Working together to grow the CPA pipeline

10/22/2018
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Accounting students are the future of the profession. So how can professors and practitioners work together to make sure those students complete their education and go on to earn their CPA license with the skill sets they need to be successful?

Duration:00:47:07

How the skill set for today’s CFO is changing

10/15/2018
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An expert on large-company CFO searches shares insights into where executives are coming from and more in this podcast.

Duration:00:30:59

How to interview for soft skills

10/1/2018
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Rian Powell, senior director of recruiting at Chicago-area staffing and recruiting firm LaSalle Network, explains the right questions to ask during job interviews to assess candidates’ soft skills.

Duration:00:18:35

Why our passions are essential to work success

9/12/2018
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John Garrett, a former accountant and stand-up comedian, speaks on how being energized by our outside interests can energize us at work.

Duration:00:29:26

Top takeaways from the latest Economic Outlook Survey

9/10/2018
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Hear more about companies’ hiring plans and profit projections from the third-quarter Business & Industry Economic Outlook Survey.

Duration:00:12:00

Tips for working with Millennial clients

9/4/2018
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Cortlon Cofield, CPA/PFS, offers his best advice for marketing to and working with Millennial clients.

Duration:00:21:36

Lessons learned from a multibillion dollar fraud

8/22/2018
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Aaron Beam, the first CFO at HealthSouth, tells a cautionary tale of greed taking precedence over ethics.

Duration:00:20:16

Using drones to enhance audits

7/25/2018
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Hermann Sidhu, CPA, global assurance digital leader at EY, walks us through EY’s exciting new project to use drones to help audit large warehouses and outdoor inventories.

Duration:00:19:13

The traits of truly great leaders

7/24/2018
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Tommy Spaulding has traveled the world speaking on the topic of leadership, and he’s the author of two books, The Heart-Led Leader and It’s Not Just Who You Know. Listen to this episode to learn more about Spaulding’s focus on leading with the heart.

Duration:00:15:11

Is state legislation endangering the CPA license?

6/27/2018
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The regulatory environment around the country is causing concern among CPAs — who are keeping a close watch on state legislation that might affect CPA licensure.

Duration:00:12:45

How tax reform is impacting tax practitioners

6/12/2018
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Jeffrey Porter, CPA, discusses how practitioners are dealing with the changes so far.

Duration:00:12:45

How CPAs can become thought leaders

6/5/2018
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According to Brandon Allfrey, CPA, CGMA, partner with Squire and Company, thought leadership can be a career-booster for just about everyone.

Duration:00:17:12