Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me (for CFOs/Controllers)

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Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me (for CFOs/Controllers)

Speakers: Eloise Scavella, American Diabetes Association, Chief Operating & Strategy Officer, Arlington, VA; Scott Steffens, CPA, Grant Thornton LLP, Partner, Arlington, VA

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    50m

This video is for new CFOs and controllers in the NFP space. Learn from a new CFO about transitioning into the NFP sector and what they wish they had known to avoid potential pitfalls while working with boards, banks and NFP staff.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify potential challenges and pitfalls that may arise for someone transitioning into a financial leadership role in the nonprofit sector.
  • Identify techniques to improve your engagement with third parties including banks, lawyers and investment advisors.

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Product information

Overview

This video is for new CFOs and controllers in the NFP space. Learn from a new CFO about transitioning into the NFP sector and what they wish they had known to avoid potential pitfalls while working with boards, banks and NFP staff.

Professional development

This Video offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
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:50m
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speakers

  • Eloise Scavella, American Diabetes Association, Chief Operating & Strategy Officer, Arlington, VA

    Eloise is responsible for managing the operations of the ADA, which includes our Information, Technology and Systems, Human Resources and Legal Affairs, to drive its sustainable growth. She is also responsible for leading and overseeing the development, execution and monitoring of the ADA's strategic plan internally and externally. Prior to Eloise joining the ADA, she was the Vice President of Global Learning and Development at Walmart. She was tasked with finding, developing and moving critical talent in the organization, empowering talent to individually author their careers, drive experiential learning to prepare leaders for future business models and leverage data-driven insights to identify, select and position leaders in the business. Prior to Walmart, she worked at Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas for 11 years. One of the world's most diversified casino-entertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. She served in various capacities including Associate General Manager responsible for working with property leadership on the day-to-day operations of the hotel and casino. She also served as Corporate Vice President of Employment and Training overseeing Talent Acquisition, Training, Human Resources Information Systems, and provided strategy and counsel for HR leaders, property leaders and human resource practitioner. Her team worked to introduce industry changing initiatives including a robust veterans hiring initiative called Caesars Enlisting Heroes (Caesars Entertainment awarded the Green Zone Employer award), Training Top150 Award recipient, introduction of Forbes Mobil Travel Guide (Caesars Palace awarded 4 star rating within first year), introduction of Six Sigma & Lean Management and Employee Engagement (Caesars Entertainment), and a collage of robust recruitment programs to attract fresh, new talent into the gaming and entertainment business. Before attending graduate school, she worked in The Bahamas at the Atlantis Resort and Casino overseeing Talent Acquisition and prior as an English Language and Literature educator for The Ministry of Education.

  • Scott Steffens, CPA, Grant Thornton LLP, Partner, Arlington, VA

    Scott Steffens is a partner with Grant Thornton and the leader of the Atlantic Coast Region's NFP practice. He has more than 29 years experience serving a wide variety of NFP organizations. He is also a member of the AICPA's National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion and previously served as the chairman of the Illinois CPA Society's board of directors.