Management

Business

Deloitte millennial survey a wake-up call to business leaders

Young business professionals distrustful of business motives, anxious about Industry 4.0
Management

Tenets of Good Corporate Governance examined in new ACCA report

New report in tenets series helps businesses consider corporate governance in relation to long-term future
Partner Posts

How to go paperless in finance and save your company money

The numbers alone are a compelling reason to make changes — especially to the sharp-pencilled crew who crunch them for a living.
Career

New UTM Master of Forensic Accounting Program stands out globally

University of Toronto Mississauga MFAcc degree gives forensic accountants the tools to catch modern-age white-collar crime, says Len Brooks, FCPA, FCA
Management

3 ways to build engagement during the annual budget process

Corporate CPAs must change the perceptions of non-financial departments about the budget and forecasting process, says Gavin Rouble of The 2% Factor
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

How CPAs can fight phishing fraud

What can practice and management CPAs learn from the MacEwan University cybercrime?
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
Strategy

Taking the Lead in Enterprise Risk Management

Bill Wesioly on five steps to convincing key decision-makers to invest in ERM
Profession

Meltdown Under: How a governance controversy turned CPA Australia into a national scandal

Does it hold any lessons for Canadian accountants?
Culture

Embracing Employee Entrepreneurs

Gavin Rouble of the 2% Factor on how leaders can sculpt a great workplace culture from a new generation
Book Reviews

Working with Difficult People

Handling the ten types of problem people without losing your mind
Business

Part Three: Pensions, planes & profits (profitability)

CFO of the Year Michael Rousseau discusses the procurement strategies behind Air Canada's profitability
Business

Part Two: Pensions, planes & profits (the EETC market)

In the second of a three-part series, CFO of the Year Michael Rousseau details the financial strategy behind the national airline's rebound
Business

Part One: Pensions, planes & profits (pension deficits)

In the first of a three part-series, CFO of the Year Michael Rousseau, CPA, CA, shares the management strategies that has Air Canada soaring once again
Practice

Outlier: Bridgman & Durksen Chartered Accountants

How one small Ontario firm beat the odds and placed two students on the CFE National Honour Roll
Merge Gupta-Sunderji

Five reasons why accountants make great leaders

Merge Gupta-Sunderji turns managers into great leaders. In this column, Merge gives five reasons why accountants make great leaders