• For many years the industry has been talking about the evolving role of the CFO from back-office scorekeeper to strategic advisor and business partner to the enterprise.  So how are we doing in this endeavor? 

    Are CFOs increasing their influence on strategy and decision-making across the organization?  This was the focus of a recent panel discussion held by the New Jersey chapter of the CFO Leadership Council titled “The Expanding Role of the CFO.” 

    The moderator of the panel was Ian Charles, CFO of Host Analytics.  The panelists included Denise Dettingmeijer, CFO of Randstad North America,

    Posted by on December 13, 2016
    Topics: CFO
  • Well it's that time of year - back to school time for students of all ages.  Have you ever wondered what students taking Accounting courses in college are learning about technology to prepare them for the business world? 

    I recently had a chance to find out the answer to this question first-hand. In early August, I was asked to speak at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA).  The AAA has been around for 100 years and is a community of accounting educators.  Since its founding in 1916, the group has grown to over 7,000 members in more than 75 countries. Most of the

    Posted by on September 1, 2016