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CPA Conversations podcast

Nov 27, 2017

In a preview of her Careers & Lifestyles column for the winter 2018 Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Patricia Benson, CPA, EdD, vice president of finance for Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, Pa., discusses how the role of the CFO has changed. Specifically, she zeroes in on two leadership types – transactional and...


Nov 20, 2017

When you’re talking to another party about a merger or acquisition, there are going to be things you want to hear and things that make you hesitant should they come out of your counterpart’s mouth. In a preview of his Practice Succession Planning column for the winter 2018 Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Ira Rosenbloom of...


Nov 16, 2017

Recent data breaches have us all on edge regarding cybersecurity, especially CPAs working in the insurance industry. These companies collect and are privy to a lot of sensitive data. Russell Sommers, CPA, CISA, senior manager with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, explains how cybersecurity, especially with the...


Nov 13, 2017

What are the three aspects of FASB’s Big 3 Project? As anyone who has been knee-deep in their implementation can tell you, they are revenue recognition, financial instruments, and the topic of our latest edition of CPA Conversations: lease accounting. In a preview of his presentation at the Dec. 6 PICPA Accounting...


Nov 9, 2017

Blockchain may seem like a futuristic concept, but it is already making a major dent in the way CPAs and auditors perform their jobs. The technology is one that CPAs would be wise to catch up on as soon as possible. To get our members started along this path, CPA Conversations sat down with Amanda Wilkie,...