Robust Systems Essential Support for CFOs During COVID – CFO Series

Following a great chat with Objective Corporation’s CFO Ben Tregoning about the importance of robust systems being in place at any time, let alone during a pandemic, as part of the CFO Series Live & On Demand series Alexandra Cain did this great write up ! Nice to be referred to as one of Australia’sContinue reading “Robust Systems Essential Support for CFOs During COVID – CFO Series”

Back to Basics for CFOs

Exclusively published here at The CFO Magazine on June 15, 2020 https://cfomagazine.com.au/back-to-basics-for-cfos/ Read Time: 3m 30s Back to Basics for CFOs At the core of business success is the fundamentals. Even in a pandemic those businesses that have built a solid working capital base will survive. Those that focused on the basics will come throughContinue reading “Back to Basics for CFOs”

Macquarie Uni – ACCG3015 Accountants in the Profession – Online Lecture

After 6 years of face to face lecturing in my industry partner role at Macquarie Uni, last night was a new experience as I recorded my first online lecture. Whilst I have done plenty of online webinars before, in this instance it was a bit strange not having a lecture theatre full of undergrads inContinue reading “Macquarie Uni – ACCG3015 Accountants in the Profession – Online Lecture”

Re-Post – Seasonal sales: What you need to know to manage cash flow

As the Christmas period come around again I thought a repost of this article I did with PayPal back in 2016. All still very relevant ! Happy reading. Keeping customers happy is a year-round essential, but keeping your business healthy and yourself in good cheer through the spikes and surprises of the festive season takesContinue reading “Re-Post – Seasonal sales: What you need to know to manage cash flow”

Recognition – Advancement to a Chartered Accountant Fellow (FCA) – Video & Transcript

On Wednesday August 1st I had the privilege of delivering the guest address at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CA ANZ) New Member certificate presentation & merit award recipient presentation. The night also held special significance for me personally as I was presented with my CA ANZ Fellowship Certificate. Being advanced to Fellowship ofContinue reading “Recognition – Advancement to a Chartered Accountant Fellow (FCA) – Video & Transcript”

HR & Finance – An Unlikely Power Couple

As CFOs at the helm of two high-growth HR tech organisations, Xref’s James Solomons and Kristie Langley-Gliddon from Expr3ss! – Software that Simplifies Staff Selection, are perfectly placed to discuss the evolving relationship between finance and HR. Here they share their views on everything from the financial implications of hiring decisions, the hidden costs of aContinue reading “HR & Finance – An Unlikely Power Couple”