9.5 Things That Get CFOs Up Early In the Morning



9.5 Things That Get CFOs Up Early In the Morning

Speakers: Carolyn Mollen, CPA; Ash Noah, CPA, FCMA, CGMA; Amy West, CPA, CGMA

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    1h 15m

CFOs are worried about more than profit and loss results and getting their audit done in a timely manner. Join 3 financial executives to discuss what issues get CFOs up early in the morning and share some tips on how to get a better night's sleep.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the top issues facing CFOs today
  • Determine how these matters are impacting your organization
  • Select ways to best manage these concerns within your organization
  • Apply techniques used by your peers to convert these challenges into opportunities

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Today's CFOs are worried about much more than their profit and loss results and getting their audit done in a timely manner. Join three financial executives to discuss what issues get CFOs up early in the morning and share some tips on how CFOs can get a better night's sleep.

Professional development

This Video offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
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All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Basic knowledge of not-for-profit operations, auditing, accounting and/or compliance requirements. General experience working in, or auditing, not-for-profits, including those NFPs audited under GAGAS.
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:1h 15m
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  • Carolyn Mollen, CPA

    Carolyn M. Mollen, CPA Chief Financial Officer, Independent Sector Carolyn Mollen is the chief financial officer at Independent Sector, the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations committed to advancing the common good. She specializes in nonprofit accounting and management issues, with an emphasis on financial reporting, budgeting, and grants management. Prior to joining Independent Sector in 2011, Carolyn was a manager with LarsonAllen LLP in their outsourcing department where she gained broad experience with a variety of nonprofit organizations. Carolyn is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Council and a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Board of Directors at the Greater Washington Society of CPAs, where she chairs the Nonprofit Financial Accountability Task Force and previously served as chair of both the Not-for-Profit Section and the Not-for-Profit Symposium. She also received the 2015 GWSCPA Outstanding Member in Business & Industry Award and the 2016 Nonprofit CFO Rising Star Award. In addition to her professional memberships, she serves as president for Travelling Players Ensemble, a nonprofit theater camp. In her free time, she enjoys sharing her love of theater and practicing yoga with her eleven-year-old daughter. Carolyn earned her bachelor of arts at the College of William and Mary, a certificate in accounting from the University of Virginia, and her master of public administration from George Mason University. She is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • Ash Noah, CPA, FCMA, CGMA

    Ash Noah - CPA, FCMA, CGMA, is Managing Director, CGMA Learning, Education and Development, at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. In this position, Ash leads the Research, Examinations and Product Development for the Management Accounting Unit. His primary responsibility is to ensure that the Association’s Finance Competency Framework, Syllabus, Examinations and Learning solutions are effective and remain relevant to the practice of Management Accounting. Ash works closely with Finance Leaders globally, identifying the trends impacting the finance profession.
    Ash was the CFO for the International Unit of TNT global express logistics provider and has led finance transformation in teams across 45 countries. He is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), licensed US CPA and member of the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA). He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Ash has a passion for flying and is an avid aviator

  • Amy West, CPA, CGMA

    Amy West is currently the Chief Financial Officer of AHRC New York City (""AHRC""). AHRC is an organization that provides critical services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. In the role of Chief Financial Officer, Amy oversees the wide array of financial and administrative functions, strategic financial initiatives, real property, information technology and special projects that enable AHRC to fulfill its mission. Amy has direct responsibility for AHRC's operating budget of nearly $300 Million and manages a staff of ninety. Prior to joining AHRC, Amy served for eight years as the Director of Finance of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Amy also held the position of Vice President of Finance and Budget at the United States Fund for UNICEF and worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young LLP specializing in the healthcare and not-for-profit industries. She began her career as the Coordinator of Fiscal Operations for the New York Public Library.

    Amy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She is actively involved in Hunter College's Mentoring Program, Secretary of the Financial Managers Association and is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs Not-For-Profit Committee. In addition, she serves on the AICPA Not-For-Profit Industry Conference Steering Committee and NYSARC's Financial Sustainability and CFO Committees. Amy also served on the Financial Committee of Human Services Council's ""New York Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS: A Call to Action"" project."