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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Live Webcast

Controller's Update: Today's Latest Trends (E2205292)

8:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Registration: 8:30 AM EDT

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4.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

Strengthen your abilities as a controller and help your management team understand current economic issues through the latest trends in accounting, finance, human resources, treasury management, and business systems. In this course you will discuss leading-edge topics in managerial accounting and finance in a session that is packed with useful tips and practical guidance that you can apply immediately.

DESIGNED FOR

CFOs, controllers, and other financial managers.

BENEFITS

  • Identify economic indicators that can assist in charting your organization’s course.
  • Identify current issues that impact the financial stability of your organization.
  • Distinguish major trends in accounting, corporate finance, human resources, treasury management, and business systems.
  • Determine the link between big data and predictive analytics. Use new tools for business planning, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Recognize the key challenges that concern CEOs.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Economic and Human Resource trends
  • Driving employee engagement and the employee value proposition
  • Best practices to manage working capital
  • Leading-edge financial management tools and techniques
  • New issues in treasury management and controllership
  • Big Data
  • Predictive analytics
  • Current trends in information systems and technology
  • Current trends in leading and developing staff to increase productivity and profitability

COURSE LEVEL

Update

PREREQUISITES

Management experience in accounting, finance, or operations.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Bruce Shepard

Bruce Shepard, CPA

AICPA

Bruce Shepard, CPA Las Vegas, Nevada Bruce Shepard was most recently an assistant professor of accounting at George Fox University and an adjunct professor of accounting at the University of Oregon, prior to becoming an instructor for the AICPA in 2012. From 2006-2010, Mr. Shepard was the Chief Financial Officer of Las Vegas Gaming, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he had full management responsibility for all financial affairs, daily business operations, administration and human resources. From 1985-2006, Mr. Shepard was in charge of the Middle Market Practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in Portland, Oregon, where he served as an Assurance Partner from 1989-2006 focusing on providing proactive business advisory services to fast-growing companies. Bruce has many years of trusted business advisor experience around Portland, Oregon where he practiced for 33 years. In addition, Bruce has taught all of the accounting and auditing classes, fraud and forensics, pension auditing, SAARS, COSO, and governmental accounting and auditing classes for the AICPA for the last six years including being the lead instructor on GASB 68. Presently, Bruce is the author of the AICPA course, Audits of Banks and Other Financial Institutions.

At PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Mr. Shepard spearheaded over 100 acquisitions and divestitures by leading in the financial structuring of the transactions. He worked with clients to develop strategic plans for short-term and long-term growth. He assisted both start-up companies and beyond start-up companies with attaining their needed growth capital. Mr. Shepard wrote an article, Financing Entrepreneurs, in 1999 for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Shepard was awarded “Beta Alpha Psi Professional of the Year” in 2006 for sustained involvement with the University of Oregon. Bruce has received the 2017 AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award for her practical approach, enthusiasm, and lively seminars.

PRICING

$189.00 - Member

$259.00 - Nonmember

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Note: Online pre-registration will close on May 25 at 8:30 AM.

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