Accounting and Tax

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The accounting and tax community on BrightTALK features relevant content around tools and strategies for tax planning, internal controls, auditing and more. Join the conversation by engaging with accounting and tax thought leaders and accountants and asking questions during live webinars and round table discussions on tax and auditing topics.

Webinars and videos

  • Whether your company is large, small or somewhere in between, business systems, applications and third-party IT services often require significant corporate investments in effort and cost. But because these purchases are infrequent and technology evolves so quickly, many approach these projects with trepidation and employ a myriad of resources to aid in their decision. Although every situation is different, there are some basic actions that every company can take to effectively prepare to choose the options that best meet their needs.

    Whether you are trying to rationalize the continued use of a current tool, identify a new tool to deploy or select a third- party vendor to serve your needs, this webinar will provide you with a helpful roadmap! By utilizing a proven, systemic and phased approach, any size decision can become more objective and manageable – and place more responsibility on prospective vendors to “prove” they are the right choice for your company’s unique requirements.

    By attending this webinar, participants will:
    • Understand the steps of systemically conducting a business application and / or third-party vendor selection assessment in the following phases:
    - Preparation
    - Selection
    - Post-Selection (Implementation Planning)
    • Quantify the benefits of a methodical and objective process
    • Review “Lessons Learned” in order to avoid process pitfall
  • Research from Salesforce.com shows that the average sales professional spends only 32% of their time selling and the rest of the time on administrative tasks. Learn how to increase sales productivity and say goodbye to paper receipts and spreadsheets for expense reporting
  • Join us for an update on recently issued and pending standards from the FASB and new reporting requirements from the SEC. During this important webinar, we’ll discuss critical issues that may impact your technical accounting and financial reporting roadmap and provide practical tips on how to address these challenges.

    After participating in this webinar, you’ll be able to:
    • Identify areas for accounting and reporting focus in 2014.
    • Articulate regulation changes as they relate to FASB initiatives and SEC updates.
    • Assess how these changes may impact your organization and what you can do to prepare.