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Anonymous
(Accounting Manager)
Hi, I'm in the cross roads of my career and have about 10 years of experience. I have worked in public accounting, I've been an Accounting Manager, FP&A Manager and...
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Mohammed Ali
Title: Financial Analyst
Company: ABC
(Financial Analyst at ABC)
Hey, guys I just finished my MBA-Finance degree and I've been working for one month as a Financial Analyst. I don't have work experience and I'm aiming to be the next CFO...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: Experienced Financial Professional & CEO
Company: 360 Thought Leadership Consulting
(Experienced Financial Professional & CEO at 360 Thought Leadership Consulting)
I have been developing multiple presentations for live and online classes I will be teaching over the coming months. When I get a bit “frazzled” I look to one slide I am...
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Anonymous
(Assistant Controller)
I have no public accounting experience & I’ve been working in one particular segment for the past 17 years. I’m little over 40. The recruiters insist I will get better...
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Jim Brendel
Title: Partner
Company: Hein & Associates LLP
(Partner at Hein & Associates LLP)
Two little known FASB changes help start-ups, real estate and oil and gas companies I’m a CPA, and I’m here to tell you financial reporting became simpler and easier to use...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: Experienced Financial Professional & CEO
Company: 360 Thought Leadership Consulting
(Experienced Financial Professional & CEO at 360 Thought Leadership Consulting)
I have been fortunate to have what most would consider an interesting career. I have worked for many types of businesses and organizations, and have had the opportunity to interact...
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Sally Brandtneris
Title: VP and CFO
Company: Stefanini TechTeam
(VP and CFO at Stefanini TechTeam)
The Controller who works for me has grown up through the ranks of the company from a billing clerk. She has a Bachelors in Accounting and learned everything about SEC accounting on the...
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Anonymous

I have my thoughts on this but was curious what the group thought was better training to be CFO and/or controller? MBA or CPA or CMA or what? I recognize they are two different...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
To anyone perpetuating the misconceptions that CFOs are accountants, bean counters or number crunchers – among many other outdated stereotypes – it’s time to put them...
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Chris Shumate
Title: Corporate Accountant
Company: Redline Contract Services, LLC
(Corporate Accountant at Redline Contract Services, LLC)
I am curious, I have a sort of education-a-holic type thing going on where I continue to want to gain more knowledge. I am working toward my CPA currently. My ultimate goal is to...