A topic that does not get enough attention is IFRS 16. Aside from the requirements for financial accounts, understanding IFRS 16 can empower businesses to make better decisions on the use of their capital. Alexandra Cain with another great write up, summarises the benefits from focusing more attention on this area
The real questions CFOs should be asking their finance team.
The transition to the AASB 16 / NZ IFRS 16 accounting standard, which was published in 2016 and came into force in January 2019, has been one of the most widely-anticipated shifts in accounting and finance. Now that most reporting entities have been through one full compliance cycle, it’s an opportune time to assess how all stakeholders are responding to the new standard.
New Zealand is known for both its early adoption of digital technologies and it’s mastery over the COVID-19 pandemic. This puts its finance heads in a leadership role to explore the future of digital transformation.
How CFOs can help drive transformation was the topic for the most recent trans-Tasman CFO Series Lunchtime Live, sponsored by Microsoft New Zealand. Moderator James Solomons, CFO of online talent sourcing solution Xref, situated the discussion in light of the events of 2020.
Once upon a time, being a stay-at-home parent meant putting your career on hold, if not giving it up entirely. In the digital age, however, working while parenting from home is far from impossible. In fact, there are opportunities out there to fit every availability level and intensity. You can pick up a few extra bucks here and there, or launch a full-time career right at home.
Here’s a look at a few of the options available, how to figure out what’s right for you, and how to get started.
It has been a while since I penned a thought, but don’t get too excited as this is not a long one. Rather it is a short one to introduce my refreshed website. I like to refresh my site every few years to keep it looking fresh but also to ensure it is still relevant !
This year though, I had help! It is school holidays and I saw my 10 year old daughter playing around in Canva during the week so I asked her to design a new hero image for me. I gave her the design brief (I need an imagine that helps describe what I do, it needs to be mainly blue, show global & connected; plus describe the areas dad works in – Accounting, Business, Technology, Teaching, Startups) and this is what she presented to me, which included a ‘slogan’ and even with her own little ‘sign off’ ! I was very impressed.
As well as that I introduced her to WordPress and she helped me pick a new theme and played around with the drag and drop.
Last week I had the opportunity to host a panel discussion covering the all important area of Working Capital as part of the CFO Series Lunchtime Live webcasts. Following the session Alexandra Cain wrote this great article which captured the key themes and discussion points we mulled over for the 60 minutes !
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