IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) brings you the latest perspectives and learnings on all things affecting the accounting and finance world, as told by the experts working in the field and the thought leaders shaping the profession. Listen in to gain valuable insight and be included in the future of accounting and finance!
Ep. 112: Miguel Molina - How has Finance become an Accelerator for Change?
Miguel Molina, CFO at Avocados From Mexico, joins Count Me In to talk about how the finance function has become an accelerator for change. Miguel is a bilingual CFO/VP for accounting and finance with expertise in designing and implementing operational strategies. He is a passionate financial leader with unique marketing and sales & distribution perspective. In this episode, Miguel emphasizes the importance of leadership when it comes to change management and explains how financial professionals can seek and obtain buy-in from organizational stakeholders. Download and listen now!
Ep. 111: Serena Wolfe - How do CFO's influence ESG?
Serena Wolfe, CFO of Annaly Capital Management, joins Count Me In to talk about ESG and corporate social responsibility. Ms. Wolfe has over 20 years of experience in accounting, of which 13 years were focused solely in real estate practice. Prior to joining Annaly in December 2019, Ms. Wolfe had served as a Partner at Ernst & Young LLP (“E&Y”) since 2011. In this episode, she addresses how businesses can balance the principles of ESG with return objectives and how CFO's truly influence all 3 letters as organizational leaders. Download and listen now!
BONUS | Alia Moubayed - The Regional Economy because of and Post COVID-19
Alia Moubayed, chief economist for the MENA region at an investment bank based in London, joins Count Me In to talk about the impact of COVID-19 and how the world has changed because of it. As an experienced economist, Alia explains how her role has changed because of the pandemic, the challenges that still remain ahead in the global economy, and what it will take for an economic bounce-back. Download and listen now!
Ep. 110: Mitch Perry - Business Transformation (in the Context of Accounting & Finance)
Mitch Perry, CFO of BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina, joins Count Me In to talk about business transformation in the context of accounting and finance. Mitch is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of leading effectively across multiple industries, including health care, energy, and insurance. In this episode, he discusses the basic nature of a business transformation and what it takes to successfully implement, the challenges to expect and how to overcome them, and why internal controls are crucial to effective and sustainable business transformations. Download and listen now!
BONUS | Alan Johnson - Accountants Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Across the Profession
Alan Johnson, President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), joins Count Me In to talk with Loreal Jiles, IMA Director of Research, about the importance of taking action to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in the accounting profession. On the heels of an IMA and CalCPA-sponsored research study supported by IFAC and 13 other organizations, Loreal shares relevant findings from the research study and Alan recounts personal experiences and offers actionable insights on steps accounting and finance professionals can take to play leading roles in DE&I improvement. Download and listen in for inspiration to act now!
Ep. 109: Brian Suthoff - Accountants Driving Data
Brian Suthoff, CEO and co-founder of Tally Street, joins Count Me In to talk about why accounting and finance professionals are well-positioned to drive data across the organization and make strategic decisions to improve the bottom line. Tally Street helps small to mid-sized businesses keep and grow customers via actionable insights automatically generated from sales transactions. Prior to co-founding Tally Street, Brian founded Hub Beverage, the first craft spirits distributor in Massachusetts, and Localytics, where he helped grow the company into the leading mobile engagement solution. In this episode, he discusses the opportunities created by Big Data for accountants, how to harness Big Data in a cost effective way, and trends accounting and finance professionals can seize for future growth. Download and listen now!
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I really enjoy this podcast! The interviews cover topics that are relevant and each one gives helpful insight. You get to hear from people from various specializations within Finance/Accounting. I highly recommend checking it out!