February 23, 2021 8:00am – 11:30am Map & Directions 602-252-4144

Controller/CFO Update: Hot Topics Facing Today's Financial Professional (8-11:30)

Description

In today's rapidly changing world, finance professionals are required to wear many hats and are often the keys to the success of the organization.

On one hand, they need to be abreast of the latest proven financial skills for making the best decisions, and on the other hand they need the best skills to motivate, manage and lead people. Being pigeon-holed into one area or another is neither good for career building nor for the good of the organization.

We'll cover the latest issues that all CFOs and controllers need to know about and provide how-to guidance to allow for immediate use in their organizations.

Location

ASCPA Learning Center
4801 E Washington St Ste 180
Phoenix, AZ 85034-2040

Registration Time

7:30am

Fees

Member:
$160
Non-CPA Staff:
$210
Non-CPA Staff (100% club):
$160
Non-CPA Staff (sole proprietor):
$160
Non-Member:
$210
Phoenix
Management
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Objectives

  • Understand the current issues and latest trends impacting CFOs, controllers and finance professionals.
  • Understand how domestic and global economic conditions could impact the organization.
  • Be familiar with the results of the case studies and exercises that reinforce key learning points throughout the course.

Course Level

Update

Vendor

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC More With This Vendor

Designed For

CFOs, controllers and finance professionals.

Prerequisites

Experience in financial management of a small or midsize company.

Event Leaders

Kral, Ron

Rating: 4.53


Ronald Kral is the managing partner of Candela Solutions LLC, a public accounting firm with a national focus on governance, SEC compliance, and internal auditing. He is an educator, advisor, and internal assurance provider for boards and management teams. Mr. Kral has worked with over 300 clients, many through Big Four firms. His clients include public companies registered with the SEC, private companies, and other organizations seeking practical accounting guidance and assessments.

Prior to forming Candela Solutions in 2003, Mr. Kral was a financial executive for a subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar company traded on the NYSE. He was also a principal consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, leading operational audits and internal control projects. He began his public accounting career with a California CPA firm as a financial auditor where he signed audit opinions upon becoming managing director of the firm’s Orange County office. He launched his career as a performance auditor with the California State Auditor. He is a nationally recognized speaker on corporate compliance, risk assessments, controls, SEC disclosures, auditing standards, and accounting matters.

Mr. Kral holds an M.B.A. from Arizona State University and a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the FEI, IIA, IMA, and other professional organizations.


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Highlights

  • Economic update.
  • Managing for productivity.
  • Metrics and benchmarking.
  • Social media and the cloud.

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