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Future of Accounting

Nov 28, 2017

In the final episode of Season One, we look at how technology and cultural shifts are impacting the accounting industry. Cited in this podcast is Joseph Schumpeter, an Austrian economist, known as one of the greatest intellectuals of the 20th century.

Creative destruction, a term coined by Joseph Schumpeter, describes...

Nov 21, 2017

Ericka Harney is the executive director of the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA). The organization serves over 2,000 members across the United States and provides women within the accounting and finance industries, the best tools they need to thrive as professionals.

A former professor, Ericka shares why...

Nov 14, 2017

In this episode, Okorie Ramsey shares his career journey to becoming Vice President of Finance Compliance & SOX for Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser is regularly listed in Fortune Magazine as one of the largest private U.S. companies.

Ramsey shares insights on how to land a prestigious internship while in college, how the...

Nov 7, 2017

After watching Larry the bookkeeper help his family's business, George knew that he wanted to pursue an accounting career. He was eleven.

After getting an undergraduate degree in accounting, and then his MBA, George went on to be CFO for four different companies including the University of Minnesota Medical School. As...

Oct 31, 2017

In this week's interview on the Future of Accounting podcast, I chat with Jeff Maddux, the lifestyle accountant.

Jeff is a CPA and on his fifth sabbatical, what he calls his fifth #miniretirement.

After working in public accounting, Jeff realized that the traditional accounting career path was not for him. He wanted...