Examining the DEI Journey of Accounting Professionals

A Research Study & Analysis Webinar Set to Propel Industry Diversity Initiatives  In a groundbreaking effort to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the accounting profession, the highly anticipated free webinar “The DEI Journey of Accounting Professionals: A Research Study & Analysis” is set to take place on July 16, 2024, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (ET). … Read More

Accounting in the Next Decade: A 10-Year Forecast

In this episode of the Accounting ARC podcast, hosts Byron Patrick, Liz Mason, and Donny Shimamoto explore predictions for the accounting profession over the next decade. They discuss the accelerating pace of technological change, the rise of niche firms, the impact of AI and blockchain, and the evolving landscape of tax software.

Busting the Big 4 Myth: Insights from Accounting ARC Podcast

Welcome to the Accounting ARC podcast! In today’s episode, “Busting the Big 4 Myth,” Donny Shimamoto, Byron Patrick, and Liz Mason dive deep into the realities of working for the Big Four accounting firms. They share personal stories and insights, debunking common misconceptions and exploring alternative career paths in accounting.

Accounting ARC Podcast Breaks Down AI Impact on Financial Industry Ethics and Regulation

Hosts discuss the imperative role of education and regulation in managing AI’s influence on privacy, data integrity, and professional standards.  In episode 3 of Accounting ARC, Liz Mason and Donny Shimamoto delve into the impact of AI on the accounting profession, emphasizing its ethical implications. They discuss how AI technologies, notably generative AI, have evolved from mere automation tools, like … Read More

Accounting ARC Podcast Episode 1 – Mission Briefing: Beginnings

The “Accounting ARC” podcast introduces a refreshing take on accounting, blending analysis, reaction, and comedy. In its inaugural episode titled “Mission Briefing: Backgrounds,” the podcast features three accounting professionals—Liz Mason, Byron Patrick, and Donny Shimamoto—who share their unique and engaging backstories, illustrating their paths to becoming accountants.

Center for Accounting Transformation Welcomes 10kCreators CEO to the Team

Mathew Heggem says, “There’s a level of excellence and innovation, grounded in knowledge and wisdom that is apparent.” The Center for Accounting Transformation is delighted to welcome Mathew Patrick Heggem as a Mission Advocacy Architect to its team. Heggem, the founder & CEO of 10kCreators.com, a social enterprise committed to empowering 10,000 creators by providing mentorship, training, community, and critical … Read More

New Webinar Offers to Unlock the Potential of AI and Automation for Accountants

By automating tasks and leveraging AI-driven analytics, accountants can excel in their roles and deliver greater value. In the fast-paced business world, staying ahead of the curve is imperative. With technology evolving exponentially, industries are constantly seeking innovative solutions to streamline processes and maximize efficiency. One such advancement that has revolutionized the accounting field is the integration of robotic process … Read More

Storytelling Force Joins the Center for Accounting Transformation 

Veteran videographer brings expert storytelling and tech know-how to the Center’s media and marketing operations.   The Center for Accounting Transformation has recently welcomed a seasoned creative powerhouse to its media and marketing team. Dave Maresca, a name synonymous with innovation and impactful storytelling, brings more than 20 years of experience to the Center.  Maresca discussed how his long-time service to … Read More