The Importance of Planning and Forecasting for Uncertain Times

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The Importance of Planning and Forecasting for Uncertain Times - Mercer Bradley

Planning and financial forecasting often are difficult in the best of times. During times of uncertainty, these functions become even more challenging but critical. Creating a plan to continue business operations during times of rapid change requires a team effort. You must find ways to adjust budgeting and forecasting on a more regular basis than… Read more »

Why Humanity Matters to the Accounting Profession

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Many accountants enter the field because numbers are easier to deal with than people. Numbers are predictable, understandable, and lead to a solution or balance. In contrast, people are complex, unpredictable, and sometimes illogical. Although many accountants may not have to interact with people at work, this puts them at a disadvantage. In many cases, they may start… Read more »

Small Biz Series: Corporate Culture Is Still Your Most Effective Recruiting Tool

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Along with competitive pay and excellent benefits, top performers look to company culture when deciding where to work. When their personal values and beliefs align with a company’s, the professional remains engaged, thriving, and loyal to the organization. For these reasons, you want to create the most appealing culture possible so that top-notch workers see… Read more »

Why Hiring Temp Accountants Can Help You Manage 3rd-Quarter Challenges

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Third-quarter challenges can make or break your company. You need qualified accountants who can work through issues and implement plans to keep operations running smoothly. To overcome business obstacles, hiring temp accountants may be the answer. 5 Reasons Temp Accountants Help You Beat Challenges #1: They are Qualified Workers Temp accountants possess the specialized skills… Read more »

Why You Should Look for a Tech-Savvy Accountant

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As an employer, you need tech-savvy accountants. Using the latest technology for accounting increases productivity, saves money and keeps you competitive. 4 Reason You Need A Tech-Savvy Accountant Reason #1: Greater Tailoring A tech-savvy accountant can use accounting software that is tailored to your company or industry. The accountant can track and record financial transactions,… Read more »

The Benefits of a Diverse Workforce That Every Leader Should Know

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As a leader, you know that your company’s success depends on how well it embraces diversity. Combining the efforts of employees of varying education, background, age, gender, personality, race and ethnic group provides a strong foundation from which your organization can grow. Here are eight benefits of a diverse workforce that every leader should know…. Read more »