2020 Year End Technical Accounting Review

Thursday, January 28, 1 PM CST

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Each year accountants and auditors must adjust to and implement numerous updates to accounting standards and requirements that are outlined by various bodies including the AICPA, FASB, COSO, PCAOB, SEC and others. This update will provide an overview of the most significant pronouncements, standards and advisories that have resulted from actions of these bodies. We will take a look at the most significant issues that may impact the auditing profession in Q1 of 2021 as well as trending areas important to the accounting profession.

What Controller’s Need to Know About Cloud Management Platforms

Thursday, February 18, 1 PM CST

Cloud Management Platforms including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud are changing the way corporate America manages computing and data storage. As Controllers and the corporate finance department take on more responsibility for technology spend and management, learn about cloud financial applications, cloud cost optimization and management techniques. Panelists include Sam Petras, Controller at VAST IT Services, and Troy Schildan, Cloud Platform Technical Manager for the VAST Cloud Platform who will share insights and answer audience questions.

Cloud Management Platforms

Excel Efficiency: Conditional Formatting

Thursday, February 18, 1 PM CST

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In this presentation, Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, delves deep into the nuances of Conditional Formatting. Techniques David covers range from simple color-coding to sophisticated techniques, such as highlighting every other row or formatting a set of cells based on amounts in other cells.

Excel Conditional Formatting

Business Intelligence: Simplified for Corporate Finance

Tuesday, March 2, 1 PM CST

Being in the know matters. With a job title like CFO or controller, you need to keep up with all the latest at your organization to understand how it affects the finances. Luckily, for those organizations who embrace it, business intelligence provides the insights needed to improve decisions and position firms for greater understanding. Learn first-hand how Amir Bednarsh, Corporate Controller, at Kayco leverages business intelligence for an interactive, customized, and remarkably user-friendly reporting environment to provide users 24/7, cross-device and real-time access to their data.

Business Intelligence Finance

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Past Webinars: Watch On-Demand

The Controller’s Guide to Becoming a Digital Transformation Champion In 2021

Learn what it takes to be a digital transformation hero, and how you can emerge as one within the corporate finance organization in the next normal.

2021 Outlook – Webcast Panel Discussion

After an unprecedented 2020, what does 2021 hold for Controllers, CFOs, and corporate finance executives? Find out from our experts in our panel discussion.

You Survived 2020, How to Thrive in 2021

Our experts will discuss how you can best utilize people, processes and technology to build a strategy to allow your organization to achieve sustainable, profitable, long-term growth.

Accounting Robots: How to Automate the Finance Back Office

With remote workforces, Finance Automation has never been a hotter topic. Join our panel of experts to learn tips and best practices.

Annual / Strategic Planning for Success in 2021

No question, planning is more difficult than ever in these economic, political, and pandemic environments. How does the C-Suite manage annual, strategic and related planning? Learn from our esteemed panel.

The Contemporary Controller – Study Results Webcast

Join the Controllers Council to learn the results of an important benchmark study on the changing role of accounting and financial controllers.

Achieving Finance Reinvention – 5 Steps to Real Transformation

If businesses want to remain relevant in their market, they’ll need to remain competitive—and that requires an appetite for reinvention. Learn the 5 steps to transformation in this webinar.

Controller to CFO: Path to Promotion

Interested in getting a promotion? Learn the secrets to success from a CFO that was a controller for multiple organizations. Ted Weitzel, SVP Finance & Operations, G2, and and Controllers Council Director will share his deep insights.

Saved by the Controller – Tales from the Boardroom

This webinar will feature “serial CEO” Jim Treleaven, and Gordon Nettleton, a career CFO/Controller, who will share their many experiences with Controllers that had significant impacts on their companies.

The Black C-Suite: Challenges and Opportunities

The Black C-Suite: Challenges and Opportunities features three black executives that will share experiences in their journey to the C-Suite, while the panel will discuss ideas and solutions for improving representation.

Controllers Council Membership Features

Membership has many features and benefits to propel your career and expertise, and to be an active participant in our exciting community. Both individual and corporate memberships are available. Watch now to learn more!

Startup Scaled to IPO–A Controller’s Perspective

This webinar features Brandt Kucharski, Chief Accounting Officer of Grubhub, and Mike Whitmire, CEO of FloQast with details on accounting for startups, funding, and IPOs including changing roles, talent, personal anecdotes, and more.

Accounting Controllers Roundtable – Webcast

Controllers Council hosted a webcast with our esteemed Board of Advisors to share insight into how each has managed during this pandemic, how roles and responsibilities have changed, and what are new priorities for Controllers now and in the near future.

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