The 2021 Controller Awards: Call for Applicants

The 2021 Controller Awards: Call for Applicants

As the leading body and voice of the controllership and corporate finance community, we are excited to announce our second annual Controller of the Year Award. Second Annual Controller of the Year Awards™ Created to recognize the effectiveness and achievements of...

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The Ten Top Controllers Council Posts of 2021

The Ten Top Controllers Council Posts of 2021

As we all close out our calendar year, we would today like to take a second to look back at some of the posts that our readers found most insightful in 2021. The Growing Shortage of Accountants and CPAs The accounting, CPA, and corporate finance industry is facing an...

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Upcoming 2022 Tax Changes

Upcoming 2022 Tax Changes

While taxes are an annual concern, the coming year will bring changes that accounting professionals should understand. Understanding these 2022 tax changes can help controllers and corporate accountants prepare for the tax year, ensuring compliance with established...

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The Top Accounting Organizations in 2022

The Top Accounting Organizations in 2022

As an accounting professional, you understand the importance of maintaining your license as well as pursuing continuing professional education (CPE). You can find support with CPE from one of the many accounting organizations that operate in the U.S.  These include...

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2021 Record Number of IPOs Driven by SPACs

2021 Record Number of IPOs Driven by SPACs

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have a long history of setting records, so it’s not surprising that 2021 saw a record number of IPOs driven by SPACs.  SPACs had previously raised $83.4 billion in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in 2020, but by March of...

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The Newest Role of Controllers: HR

The Newest Role of Controllers: HR

Controllers have historically supervised accounting and financial operations, but increasingly they are being asked to provide oversight on the company’s entire Human Resources (HR) department. Prospective job-seekers may be surprised at the number of financial...

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What Controllers Need to Know About CRM

What Controllers Need to Know About CRM

As shared in recent studies and webcasts, the roles of Controllers, CFOs and other corporate finance managers is rapidly evolving to manage many and sometimes all aspects of technology used in their organization. This includes systems not directly used for Accounting...

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Why Manual Accounting is Not Sustainable

Why Manual Accounting is Not Sustainable

Small organizations and startups typically use spreadsheets, entry level accounting or bookkeeping systems, and/or outsourced bookkeeping for accounting, financial reporting, and taxes. This manual accounting works for millions of small, simple businesses, but...

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A Controller’s Guide to Navigating Sales Tax Audits

A Controller’s Guide to Navigating Sales Tax Audits

Auditors typically direct their attention to organizations most prone to tax mistakes — whether opportunities for error lie within an industry or a tax category. Businesses that must collect and remit sales and use tax are among those that tend to attract a lot of...

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2022 Corporate Finance Outlook – Webcast Panel DiscussionWebinar Tuesday, January 25

Nearly two years into the pandemic, the business and corporate finance outlook remains in constant flux. Domestic and global economics, new tax regulations and compliance requirements will prove challenging to Controllers, CFOs and corporate finance executives.

To understand and manage these uncertainties, learn from our subject matter experts in this upcoming webinar.