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4 Ways Finance and Accounting Pros Can Adapt Now to Working With Generative AI

CPA Practice

Accounting and finance professionals are always on the lookout for tools that can help them become more efficient, productive and accurate in their work. Of course, to stay in demand, finance and accounting pros will need to ensure that they maintain relevant skills, especially when it comes to working with generative AI.

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IDC MarketScape Names NetSuite a Worldwide Leader in SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Finance and Accounting Applications

Insightful Accountant

NetSuite has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Mid-market Finance and Accounting Applications 2023–2024 Vendor Assessment.

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Smarter Finance – 5 Practical Uses for Intuitive AI in Accounting

CPA Practice

While marketing teams have been using AI assistants to whip up emails and create LinkedIn Ads, the accounting teams have struggled to reap the potential rewards AI technology can deliver. Fortunately, a series of advances in AI have now unlocked new ways for the technology to help accounting teams work faster, smarter, and more accurately.

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Obvious Figure of the Day: 95% of Hiring Managers Are Having Trouble Finding Finance and Accounting Talent

Going Concern

That’s the percentage of hiring managers in finance and accounting having trouble finding skilled talent according to recent Robert Half research. For example, according to data from the BLS, the unemployment rate for accountants and auditors is 0.9%, and for financial clerks, it’s just 0.3%.

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Finding “The One:” The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Financial Software

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

As finance and accounting practitioners, you are expected to complete daily operations as well as to manage next generation tools and resources to support a business that is growing in complexity. Learning Objectives: This course objective is to evaluate key technology in the finance area. Field of Study: Technology.

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AICPA & CIMA Launch AI-Guided Tool for Students Pursuing Careers in Accounting and Finance

CPA Practice

AICPA & CIMA, which together form the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, are rolling out Career Launchpad , an artificial intelligence-guided program for students interested in accounting and finance.

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Many Finance and Accounting Workers Are Optimistic About the Job Market — Here’s How CPA Firms Can Respond

CPA Practice

hiring and employment trends found that 95% of hiring managers in finance and accounting face challenges in locating skilled candidates available for hire. In finance and accounting specifically, nearly two-thirds (66%) of the hiring managers we surveyed said they want to hire talent for new jobs.

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Making A Bigger Impact with Automation

Speaker: Nadia Asoyan, VP of Finance at Trusted Health, and Amer Ali, VP of Finance at Netlify

We’ll also explore how to evaluate accounting software to ensure that your tech stack works for your company’s needs today, and that it will scale into the future. Nadia Asoyan, VP of Finance at Trusted Health, and Amer Ali, VP of Finance at Netlify, have been on the frontlines of the revolution in finance automation.

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Telling a Great Story with Data

Speaker: Jeff Epstein, Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, & Aneal Vallurupalli, CFO at Airbase

They will share details on how small accounting and finance teams can support the data requirements of teams across an organization and provide actionable examples of how to tell a story with the numbers. With this, decision-makers can be better informed with data that provides perspective and insights.

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Path to Becoming a CFO: David Goulden, CFO at Booking Holdings

Speaker: David Goulden, CFO at Booking Holdings, and Jeff Epstein, Veteran Tech CFO

David has operated in multiple international roles, both directly and indirectly involved in finance. His path to CFO is not the typical story of CPA/accountant or investment banker that we normally see. earlier in his career, David has multinational, and multidisciplinary, insights to draw from.

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How Finance and Accounting Operations Fail to Scale Efficiently

Every company, no matter its size, must address its finance and accounting requirements. This guide looks at the finance function for companies at different stages, and the types of issues and challenges that they face when they fail to build agile, scalable accounting and finance operations from the start.

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Top 10 Finance Processes to Automate Now

The work needed in accounting and finance roles continues to shift, moving from being reactive and transactional to proactive and analytical. Automation can’t work without a solid, reliable data infrastructure, so many businesses have or are currently implementing cloud-based accounting software to build that foundation.

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Crafting Your Accounting Innovation Strategy

Speaker: Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA

Tired of everyone telling you that you need to modernize your accounting operations, but not telling you how to actually do it? This session will empower you to: Understand how to select your accounting apps and develop your innovation strategy.

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The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

For a long time, the market has offered point solutions for accounts payable, such as bill payment, expense management, travel software, and corporate cards. What impact this type of software has on accounting and finance teams. The solution? The implications of spend management for the future.

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

Join Wayne Spivak, experienced CFO and corporate finance expert, for an insightful discussion on managing cash flow and company profitability. Attendees will walk away with an in-depth understanding of the following: What is accounting?