FMN Accounting

FMN - 2018/September, Seg.1 - Trusted Advisor: The Role of Accounting and Finance

Course Overview
Accounting and finance specialists are increasingly called upon to exercise their judgment and skill over a wide range of pressing financial issues. At the same time, these professionals are expected to take the lead in providing the data-driven insights that will enable their enterprises to make informed strategic decisions. According to Jay Thompson of Protiviti and Tim Hird of Robert Half Management Resources, the mastery of traditional accounting and financial skills is no longer enough to fulfill the role of trusted business advisor.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the pressures being put on finance today;
  • Identify the skill sets accountants need in today's environment;
  • Recognize how the accountant is looked at as a trusted advisor;
  • Identify the things accountants are focused on today.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting

Speaker / Author:

FMN Online
SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.

Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1268-FM

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

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