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GBD116. Developing finance talent by putting people first.

Go Beyond Disruption

Release Date: 07/01/2020

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Go Beyond Disruption

 1 in 5 people in the workplace have been experiencing overwhelm during the pandemic, including people who normally rate their RESILIENCE as 'very high'. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (UK) and Mental Health Awareness Month (USA), returning guest Katie Demain of iOpener Institute explores how the pandemic has transformed our individual, organisational and leadership approaches to mental health and wellbeing.  We discuss the theme of this year's campaign - Nature - and the importance of connection as a powerful counterbalance to uncertainty. Talking Points. These are...

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 "Would you go to an interview with a brown paper bag on your head?" Sean Purcell is an award-winning trainer of finance staff. The Founding Partner of UK-based WiseUpNow shares tips to build better finance business partnerships, both internally and externally. He outlines ways to improve engagement, build trust, better understand colleagues and create opportunity in a post-lockdown environment. And he has something to say about webcams... Talking Points. These are some of the topics we discussed in this episode. What we USED to think about better business partnering before the...

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"Unlocking the true value of analysing the data; THAT'S where we're best positioned." Emily Chee (KPMG) and Maria Pollieri (Oracle, now retired) join our guest host Jim Gilbert (Jim Gilbert CPA) in this month's special 'Tech Advisory' edition of our podcast. They discuss CPA-relevant technologies in action, how to embrace innovation, and the 'win-win' opportunities offered to finance professionals by data analytics and associated new technologies. Power up your Data Analytics skills with our on May 19th, 2021. Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free...

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In the next five years the GIG pool is forecast to take on as much as 20% of the workload at most financial institutions. The rising prominence of the so-called 'gig' economy - and the increasing relevance of independent finance professionals (IFPs) - offers a fertile topic for this conversation. In the first of several podcasts about the 'gig' economy, we'll explore how the AICPA & CIMA will be supporting this growing sector with new resources and tools Talking Points.  What do we mean by "gig" economy? What does it imply for accountants and finance professionals? Who is...

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The disruption is the moment a client knocks on the door... (Your) answer CAN'T be "I don't know what to do!" Concluding this 3-part blockchain special, CPA.com's Senior Director (Strategy and Innovation) Kacee Johnson talks to returning guest Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA). They explore some of the most recent developments in blockchain and look ahead at what’s to come. Blockchain is one of the many emerging technology trends that have the potential to disrupt the accounting and finance role. This 3-part mini-series explores some of the latest...

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"Globally, cryptocurrency transactions is a new booming area and a lot of countries are shifting their attention ... to capture that revenue" " CPA.com's Senior Director (Strategy and Innovation) Kacee Johnson talks to Amy Miller, Senior Manager for Tax Policy and Advocacy at AICPA & CIMA. They explore the most recent advancements in regulatory changes as it relates to cryptocurrency, and how new tax provisions impact accounting firms. Blockchain is one of the many emerging technology trends that have the potential to disrupt the accounting and finance role. This 3-part mini-series...

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"Bitcoin is the 'Kleenex' of cryptocurrency - the one that people hear about on the news - but it's just a gateway." Blockchain is one of the many emerging technology trends that have the potential to disrupt the accounting and finance role. We explore some of the latest advancements in this three-part series with leading subject matter experts.  Part 1 outlines the complexities and best practices of crypto asset management. In the run-up to our annual Blockchain Symposium, CPA.com's Senior Director (Strategy and Innovation) Kacee Johnson talks to Lukka CEO Robert Materazzi. ...

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"Now there's an ENFORCEABLE means to make sure that these suppliers are being assessed..." Guest-hosted by Steve Ursillo with Troy Fine and Matt Gilbert, this conversation is a good start to understanding CMMC, a complex and increasingly crucial component of top-level cybersecurity. It's especially crucial for companies needing to support compliance in the US Department of Defence environment, which we'll cover in this forthcoming Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own team or organisation. Boost your...

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"Things have never slowed down as much while CHANGE has never been so fast" Today, 23rd of March 2021, was the date one year ago that we in the UK went into the first Corona virus lockdown. That's why our show notes contain links to two compilations of our most downloaded episodes relating to how businesses - and the professionals who run them - are remaining resilient and relevant. The first playlist focuses on , the second on the . Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free guidance and resources to implement in your own team or organisation. Visit...

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"Women have accounted for nearly 56% of the workforce exits since the start of the pandemic... across all industries and all professions". This IWD2021, we look through new research about the challenges facing women in the profession today with Shelly Frazier, a Senior Manager for AICPA & CIMA's Diversity & Inclusion team. Shelly is also staff liaison for the AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee and will be appearing in the forthcoming (AICPA & CIMA member discount applies). Talking Points.  the effects of the pandemic that threaten the progress made by women,...

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"Ultimately, we ALL have a role in making people grow and be successful."

Barry Payne is Director of External Relations for Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA). In this audio version of his recent pre-ENGAGE 2020 conference webinar, he explores how to develop the finance talent in an organisation by putting people first.

OUR GUEST

Barry Payne is Director - External Relations, Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. Connect with him on LinkedIn or email him directly at [email protected].

RESOURCES.

  • Use the CGMA Competency Framework to help guide a structured conversation on learning with your staff our your manager and build a learning plan of your own.
  • Programs such as the CGMA Finance Leadership Program enable the development of critical competencies. The program’s online, personalised learning experience helps finance professionals to develop the necessary digital, technical, business, leadership, and people skills.

The Association (AICPA & CIMA) offers several resources to help finance and accounting professionals grow their data analysis skills. These include:

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