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LIFE IN THE TRENCHES: It’s A Financial Accountants World

Posted on by Michael Fournier

Let’s face it, we Management Accountants live in a Financial world dominated by Financial Accountants.  We report to Financial Accountants and get reviewed by them.  Following GAAP is more important than reasonable Cost Management. Is it important for all Cost … Read More >

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An Open Letter To Members and Friends of The Society of Cost Management

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I would like to recognize the members of the Executive Committee and our Business Partners who provide their insight and experience to help us keep growing the Society of Cost Management. We currently have one open position on our Executive Committee … Read More >

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REQUIRED SKILLSETS FOR A FINANCE/ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL IN A BIO-TECH ENVIROMENT by Ron Cantwell

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As I ponder over this subject that I am now writing one must understand what are my roles and responsibilities are before I dive into the subject matter. I landed with this opportunity because first the Bio Tech Company has … Read More >

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Are CPAs Joining the Dark Side?

Posted on by Gary Cokins

CPAs have a reputation of being more reporters of history compared to being deep analysts and strategic advisors. Does that reputation continue to have merit, or are CPAs changing their ways on how to contribute more to their organization’s performance? … Read More >

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The Darkest Time is Just Before Dawn – for Accounting Too

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I will substantially oversimplify the history of accounting mainly for the purpose to provide perspective for a new era I anticipate will soon (or at least eventually) emerge. Here is all you need to know about accounting’s history: 1492 – … Read More >

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