174 episodes

Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly insights on emerging technology, human intelligence and digital transformation. AICPA & CIMA's global community helps you leverage disruption today to prepare your profession for tomorrow.

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants shares exclusive interviews from finance professionals across the world. They unpick crucial trends in cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotic process automation, human intelligence and organisational transformation.

Need more? Take your own skills beyond the disruption point with related CPD/CPE business resources available via our show notes and at GoBeyondDisruption.com.

Go Beyond Disruption AICPA & CIMA

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    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly insights on emerging technology, human intelligence and digital transformation. AICPA & CIMA's global community helps you leverage disruption today to prepare your profession for tomorrow.

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants shares exclusive interviews from finance professionals across the world. They unpick crucial trends in cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotic process automation, human intelligence and organisational transformation.

Need more? Take your own skills beyond the disruption point with related CPD/CPE business resources available via our show notes and at GoBeyondDisruption.com.

    How CFOs are transforming their finance teams for the digital world.

    How CFOs are transforming their finance teams for the digital world.

    "Collectively, ALL of these changes are transforming finance professionals into digitally-effective finance business partners".
    We look at how CFOs are transforming their finance teams for the digital world, and provide some new understandings of which past, present and future skills need to be fused together. We’re joined by a returning guest, Aubrey Joachim FCMA CGMA MBA, who became the first CIMA President from outside the UK and Ireland. 
    Talking Points. In this episode, we discuss:
    how finance professionals are becoming data-scientists, the road ahead for emerging CFOs, what the finance leaders of tomorrow need to be learning today, resources and tools that CFOs could use to assess themselves and their teams, and understand how this applies to the digital world. Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free and paid-for resources to implement in your own team or organisation.
    Agile Finance Revealed (article and research) CIMA Future of Finance (web portal) Reinventing Finance for A Digital World (white paper) Go Beyond Disruption: The Future of Finance (resource page) Consider attending Aubrey's forthcoming CIMA webinar on 'Reinventing Finance for a Digital World" (discount for CIMA members) on September 29th at 5.30pm IST / 12.30pm GMT. See the key competencies for Finance Business Partnering (article on FM Magazine website) Our Guest.
    Based in Sydney, Australia, Aubrey Joachim FCMA CGMA MBA is a past President of CIMA and owner of Leading Edge Change.  Share. Know someone who should hear this podcast? Click on these links to automatically share this episode with colleagues and friends. Recommend it to your LinkedIn connections, send to Twitter, auto-share on your Facebook page, or simply tell someone via email.
    Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.
    About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different members of the AICPA & CIMA team from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.
    Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.
    ©2018-2020 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA)

    • 34 min
    Management Accountant Insights from SE Asia

    Management Accountant Insights from SE Asia

    Finance leaders are cautiously OPTIMISTIC, despite SE Asia and Australasia Economies being impacted.
    We often look at different regions of the world to put your finger on the pulse of what's on the minds of global finance professionals. This week we feature the audio version of a recent article on the Member Insights pages of cimaglobal.com. In it, CIMA's South East Asia Regional Advisory Panel reports that finance leaders are still cautiously optimistic. That's despite economies in SE Asia and Australasia being impacted through continuous lockdowns and a slow vaccination rollout.

    The article is online here and was co-written by:
    Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, Chief Executive — MA (AICPA & CIMA) Venkkat Ramanan FCMA, CGMA, Regional Vice President – Asia Pacific, (AICPA & CIMA) Share. Know someone who should hear this podcast? Click on these links to automatically share this episode with colleagues and friends. Recommend it to your LinkedIn connections, send to Twitter, auto-share on your Facebook page, or simply tell someone via email.
    Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.
    About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different AICPA & CIMA team members from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.
    Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.

    • 8 min
    Disrupting Yourself & Going Solo. Month 1 (Deciding to Go Out On Your Own).

    Disrupting Yourself & Going Solo. Month 1 (Deciding to Go Out On Your Own).

    A lot of folks are saying "I WANT to make that leap, I want to go out on my own".
    Thinking about going solo or starting your own practice sometime in the next year? This is the first in our miniseries of special monthly episodes, a useful companion on the journey. Our guest David Peters discusses making the decision to go out on your own.
    Talking Points.
    Seeing a perceived need. Willingness to risk everything and give up the safety of corporate life. Building bridges rather than burning them. Making plans for your exit & a business plan.
    Our Guest. David Peters is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP), with over fifteen years of experience in financial services. He was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Compare.com and has been a financial advisor since 2015. He holds master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, and financial services and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Financial Planning & Retirement Income at The American College. He is currently a continuing education instructor for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Surgent, and Kaplan Professional, and the President and owner of David Peters Financial Group Inc, Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting PC, and Peters Financial LLC. Connect with him on LinkedIn.
    Further Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or access free and paid-for resources to implement in your own team or organisation.

    "The Rise of the GIG Economy Finance Professional" (blog article on FM Magazine)  The US Small Business Administration David's Small Business Adviser course on CIMAglobal.com Explore GIG and Independent Contracting resources from the AICPA & CIMA Share. Know someone who should hear this podcast? Click on these links to automatically share this episode with colleagues and friends. Recommend it to your LinkedIn connections, send to Twitter, auto-share on your Facebook page, or simply tell someone via email.
    Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.
    About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different AICPA & CIMA team members from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.
    Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.
    ©2018-2020 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA)

    • 37 min
    FYI Our Short August Recess

    FYI Our Short August Recess

    "For the first time in three years, we're taking a Summer break"
    It's Summer where we are so the Go Beyond Disruption podcast is taking a short August break. In the meantime, there are over 160 back-episodes to browse in our library.

    Share. Know someone who should hear this podcast? Click on these links to automatically share this episode with colleagues and friends. Recommend it to your LinkedIn connections, send to Twitter, auto-share on your Facebook page, or simply tell someone via email.
    Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.
    About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different AICPA & CIMA team members from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.
    Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.
    ©2018-2020 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA)

    • 1 min
    The Great Resignation. Introducing "Disrupting Yourself: Going Solo"

    The Great Resignation. Introducing "Disrupting Yourself: Going Solo"

    "People are feeling this new-found sense of freedom, and they have some ability to move with new-found optimism coming out of the pandemic"
    Why is the phrase 'The Great Resignation' appearing in global financial headlines? What's behind the research that reveals at least 1 in 3 employees worldwide is considering a career change? And if that person is you, and you're thinking about going solo or starting your own practice sometime in the next year, our forthcoming miniseries of special monthly episodes could be your essential companion on that journey. Our guest David Peters gives an overview of "Disrupting You: Going Solo".  

    Our Guest. David Peters is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP), with over fifteen years of experience in financial services. He was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Compare.com and has been a financial advisor since 2015. He holds master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, and financial services and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Financial Planning & Retirement Income at The American College. He is currently a continuing education instructor for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Surgent, and Kaplan Professional, and the President and owner of David Peters Financial Group Inc, Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting PC, and Peters Financial LLC. Connect with him on LinkedIn.
    Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic or access free and paid-for resources to implement in your own team or organisation.
    The Microsoft Work Trends Index US Department of Labor JOLTS report for May 2021 AICPA Young CPA Network online article 'Itching to Quit" Share. Know someone who should hear this podcast? Click on these links to automatically share this episode with colleagues and friends. Recommend it to your LinkedIn connections, send to Twitter, auto-share on your Facebook page, or simply tell someone via email.
    Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.
    About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different AICPA & CIMA team members from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.
    Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.
    ©2018-2020 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA)

    • 41 min
    ENGAGE 2021 focus on AICPA Practitioners and Tech+

    ENGAGE 2021 focus on AICPA Practitioners and Tech+

    "I am SO excited to be on my way to Vegas!"
    In just a few days, AICPA & CIMA's annual ENGAGE conference begins in Las Vegas. It's a global gathering of accounting and finance professionals often seen as the profession's premier event of the year. One of the most popular content tracks is "CPA Practitioners and Tech+" and to tell us about it, we're joined by Carl Peterson, the Association's VP for Small Firm Interests.

    Our Guest. Carl Peterson, CPA, is Vice President of Small Firms Interests at the American Institute of CPAs. In this role, he serves as the small firm advocate and representative for the profession. Carl has a history volunteering within the profession, including having served as a member of the AICPA Council and as a member of the AICPA’s Accounting and Review Services Committee.  In 2013, he was honoured by the Society with their Distinguished Service Award.
    Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic or access free and paid-for resources to implement in your own team or organisation.
    Explore the Practitioners and Tech+ (PST) track.   Find out about ENGAGE 2021, including how to register and attend either in person or online. Explore other global conferences and events from AICPA & CIMA. Share. Know someone who should hear this podcast? Click on these links to automatically share this episode with colleagues and friends. Recommend it to your LinkedIn connections, send to Twitter, auto-share on your Facebook page, or simply tell someone via email.
    Social. Use #GoBeyondDisruption, @AICPANews or @CIMA_News.
    About Our Podcast. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different AICPA & CIMA team members from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, we hope that the insights will be consistently useful.
    Get in touch. How did you discover our podcast? Where do you listen? What would you like to hear more of? Finance pro or not, we're keen to know what you think. Email us here.
    ©2018-2020 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA)

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Arlie K ,

An absolute favorite!

Go Beyond Disruption offers insightful conversations with incredible leaders. No matter the topic, I always learn something new. Easily one of the most value-packed podcasts for accounting professionals of any stage!

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as a disruptor in the finance and accounting industry, or just getting started carving out your role as an innovator within your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Kyle does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating an ever changing global financial ecosystem - from leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Business Improv ,

Much more constructive than disruptive

Kyle and his guests always provide insightful and thoughprovoking dialogue every show. While they say the podcasts focus is on accounting and finance, you'll find alot of value on a vairiety of other topics as well. Well worth a listen!

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