Management

Career

Why ambitious corporate accountants should extend their role beyond finance

The role of the CFO is changing. Now is the time to forge your externally facing role
Management

When employees disengage from annual budget and forecasting

The first step to full engagement is recognize the problem, says author Gavin Rouble
Profession

7 ways to protect yourself legally when preparing engagement letters

Limit your legal liability through your engagement letter, says professional liability lawyer James Lane
Business

The Final Chapter of Sears Canada: Financials, Bankruptcy

Jeff Buckstein takes a last look at the reasons behind the retailer's demise
Business

How the digital age drove Sears Canada into bankruptcy

Sears Canada paid a hefty price by being late to the online retail game
Business

Why did Sears Canada go bankrupt?

A retailer stuck in the past. A strategy that did not work. A liquidation that never had to happen?
Management

Business Analytics for Chartered Professional Accountants

Guest blogger David Elsner on the growing role of data analytics in business
Technology

Five internal controls to prevent a MacEwan phishing fraud

These basic internal accounting controls could have easily stopped a $12m fraud says CPA professor
Management

Forecasting: Why accountants should get it approximately right

The King of KPIs, David Parmenter, on fast, not perfect, forecasting
Management

The five mistakes accounting leaders make in setting KPIs

The King of KPIs, David Parmenter, says KPIs often fail to deliver on their potential