Recruiter Tip of The Month

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If you came away from that last interview with the wind knocked out of your sail, Senior Recruiter, Stevan Alevanja has a few tips that could make your next interview your last! Be Specific. When asked a question, be prepared to provide concrete information about your specific skills and experience. For example, when asked about… Read more »

Financial Reporting Process Improvement

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At a time when everyone from corporate executives to regulators and investors wants more, and more timely, financial information, many enterprises are realizing that each additional accounting standard – such as U.S. GAAP or IFRS – adds yet another layer of complexity to the reporting process. Using Fiat Chrysler as a case study, Workiva’s Joe… Read more »

Next Generation Audit

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Transformed by Advanced Technologies Reliable information has always been vital to decision making, as well as to investor confidence, in the business world. Executives leading these enterprises, as well as their auditors, must be prepared for an environment that is data-rich and technologically enabled. Like so much in today’s business world, this new strand-data and… Read more »

Set Expectations During the Interview Process

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Recruiter tip of the Month:Let Your Light Shine!

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Let Your Light Shine! As a prospective job seeker, you are more than just what’s on a piece of paper. Your resume may highlight your experience and even get you an interview but being able to sell yourself is what’s going to get you the job!   Personality plays an important part in the process;… Read more »

Giving Voice to Values: The ‘How’ of Business Ethics

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Ethics can be an overused, buzzword in society today and we can become callused and non-responsive when we hear that term. Additionally, we can have a hard time knowing how to apply it in the various circumstances we face. By definition, ethics are the moral principles that govern a person’s behavior or the conducting of… Read more »

Matching Internal Controls to Real Life Change

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Auditing Transition Adjustments Obtaining an understanding of a company’s selection and application of accounting principles is part of the auditor’s procedures to identify and evaluate risks of material misstatement under PCAOB standards. Additionally, the auditor is required to evaluate a change in accounting principle to determine whether the method of accounting for the effect of… Read more »

The New Lease Accounting Standard (ASC 842)

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Background Leasing is widely use to address a variety of business needs, from short-term asset use to long-term asset financing.  Sometimes leasing is the only option available to obtain the use of a physical asset (such as office space).  Leasing transactions today represent over $1.4 trillion in off balance sheet financing.  Because of its magnitude,… Read more »

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) through Business Planning and Analysis

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Driving business performance in today’s complex and volatile environment presents unique challenges for senior management, in general, and for corporate finance in particular. Because it is a rapidly evolving environment, there’s also increasing demand for finance leaders to lead business strategy in real time, a shift towards performance insight and higher value placed on an… Read more »

Leverage Predictive Analytics to Improve Business Operations

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Overview More and more businesses are beginning to leverage predictive analytics to increase revenue, reduce cost and improve service to customers. However, many others are not sure how to get started or believe they need to hire a new department of data scientists. With these unknowns determining the true ROI of implementing predictive analytics can… Read more »