Welcome to the CPA Australia and Pitcher Partners podcast series for the Not-for-Profit sector. In this five-part series, we discuss some of the key issues for those working in the NFP space, covering a different topic each podcast. Listen to the second topic “The NFP CFO of the Future” featuring expert presenter Mark Harrison – Partner / Executive Director of Pitcher Partners, Melbourne who responsible for leading the Business Advisory and Assurance offering; and Mel Yates, FCPA - Director of Reporting, Red Tape Reduction and Corporate Services at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
What do you need to add to your skill base for future success in your career? Tailored for accounting and finance professionals, this podcast episode will show you why hard skills are not enough to drive your career forward and why mastering your human skills will define your success. You’ll hear from CPA Congress speaker Sarah Godfrey, Psychologist and Director of Life Works When, in conversation with Kimberly White, Conference Producer at CPA Australia.
How do you drive change and innovation from within an organisation? In this podcast episode, Janett Egbar, Co-founder of the Centre for Intrapreneurship, takes you through a practical approach to innovating from within. She covers how innovation is really about identifying problems that need to be solved, covers the skills intrapreneurs need to start making a difference right away and how rather than being ‘blockers’, finance professionals should be brought into the conversation early to help innovation succeed. Janett is joined by Gavan Ord, Manager – Business and Investment Policy from CPA Australia.
In part five of our mini episode series on Excel tips for Accountants, Neale Blackwood CPA will discuss using cell comments in Microsoft Excel. Using cell comments are like 'Post-it notes' for cells and can come in very handy when you want to give your reader more information and context for the data it contains. (5 mins 8 sec)
In this podcast episode, Ian Raspin FCPA and Katerina Peiros TEP, discuss the distribution of deceased estates and the issues accountants should consider in estate planning.
Katerina is the founder of Hartwell Legal and Ian is the Director of Estates and Trusts at BNR Partners. Katerina is an accredited Wills and Estates Specialist and runs a specialist practice in this area. Ian specialises in the taxation of deceased estates and trusts, providing estate taxation solutions and advice to legal practitioners, executors and listed trustee companies across Australia. They are both published authors in this space and Ian is the author of two books: CGT on a Deceased’s Residence – A Tax Minefield and Taxation of Deceased Estates for Estate Practitioners.
In this podcast series with Pitcher Partners, we discuss some of the key issues for those working in the NFP space, covering a different topic each podcast. In this episode, we discuss things to consider before joining a not for profit board including assessing risk, getting to know the other board members and what you are expected to bring to the role. Matthew Pringle, Partner at Pitcher Partners provides insights and words of wisdom for those looking to join the board of an NFP.